Jeff Cox, who began his tenure as chair of the Music and Dance Department last month comes to Amherst from the University of New Orleans, where he served as professor and chair of the department of music since 1989.
James E. Young, professor and chair of Judaic and Near Eastern Studies, will appear on the History Channel on Sept. 10 to discuss the memorialization of contemporary history, focusing on the World Trade Center Memorial in New York City.
UMass Amherst Afro-American studies professors John H. Bracey Jr. and James Smethurst and poet Sonia Sanchez are scheduled to appear on the Tavis Smiley show on PBS on Thursday, May 28 to discuss their book, “SOS – Calling All Black People: A Black Arts Movement Reader.”
The UMassGives online fundraising event successfully raised more than $108,000 for the flagship campus and boosted the number of alumni who donate to the university. Alumni, the largest group of supporters, made approximately 45 percent of the total gifts.
The Renaissance Center is celebrating the opening of its gardens with a concert by Nota Bene on Sunday, June 7 from 2-4 p.m.
The a cappella women’s trio of Annie Philips, Elizabeth Chilton and Nina Wurgaft will...
The first of two six-week summer sessions of yoga classes in the Newman Center is underway.
Led by experienced professional teacher Eric Burri, the classes are open to all. All levels of experience are welcome....