Christine Turner, electronic resources librarian in the Acquisitions Department of the Du Bois Library, recently assumed the presidency of the New England chapter of the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL).
National Football League draft picks face some big changes in their lives, and the league’s Rookie Symposium helps them navigate the road ahead. This year, the new players are learning from health educator Robin J. Harris of University Health Services.
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.”
All friends of the late George Richason are invited to meet June 13 at Amherst Golf Club, where George spent many a Saturday watching over the First Tee with a hat and stogie. There will be free barbecue and a cash bar.
First- and second-grade children who are having difficulty learning to read can get individual help over the summer by enrolling in a 10-session Reading Camp offered two mornings per week in June and July at the Center for Language, Speech and Hearing at UMass Amherst.