Marla R. Miller, associate professor of History, has won the Millia Davenport Publication Award from the Costume Society of America for her book “The Needle’s Eye: Women and Work in the Age of Revolution.”
Deputy Chief Patrick Archbald and Lt. David White of the UMass Amherst Police Department recently completed a weapons of mass destruction training course at the Center for Domestic Preparedness in Anniston, Ala.
Gordon Lee Howard, 83, of Leverett, a retired technical assistant II in the Hotel, Travel and Restaurant Administration, died May 30 at the Kindred Care Parkview Specialty Hospital and Nursing Center in Springfield.
Amanda Seaman, assistant professor of Japanese language and literature in the Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures, has received a postdoctoral research fellowship from the Japanese Society for the Promotion of Science.
Priscilla Clarkson, professor of Kinesiology and interim dean of Commonwealth College, delivered the Joseph B. Wolffe Memorial Lecture on May 30 during the American College of Sports Medicine’s annual meeting in New Orleans.
Donald Towsley, Distinguished Professor in the Department of Computer Science, has received the 2007 Koji Kobayashi Computers and Communications Award presented by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.
The fourth annual UMassGives campaign, a 36-hour online fundraiser for the campus, has raised a record $162,182 from 2,138 donors. The campaign kicked off at noon on April 27 during the university’s annual Founders Day celebration and ran through midnight April 28.
In the week before final exams, UMass Amherst students were encouraged to reduce stress by walking through a sun-powered circular labyrinth, a unique collaboration between the College of Nursing and the department of landscape architecture and design.
Every day is Earth Day at UMass Amherst. To celebrate the official April 2016 date, the campus held a yogathon, festival and social media scavenger hunt with students locating sustainability resources on campus and taking selfies to win a prize.
To ensure that Commencement is a memorable and enjoyable experience for our graduating students and for their guests, the campus will close for regular business operations at noon on Friday, May 6.
Staff deemed essential personnel for Commencement activities or other campus operations will be...
The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows:
Basem Mahmoud El-Menoufi, Ph.D., Physics. Monday, May 9, 10 a.m., 1033 Lederle...
Gov. Charlie Baker has ordered that the United States and Commonwealth flags be lowered to half-staff at all state buildings from sunrise until sunset on Friday, April 29 in honor of Corporal Christopher J. Orlando,...
The campus community is invited to celebrate the career of Edward P. “Ted” Mone, associate director of residential life for facilities operations, on Thursday, May 12 from 2:30-4:30 p.m. in the Sylvan...