Professor Jay Berkovitz of Judaic and Near Eastern Studies gave an invited presentation on “Halakhic (Jewish Legal) Literature as a Source for Autobiography” at a March 6 symposium on “Biography, Autobiography and Hagiography” at Bar Ilan University in Ramat Gan, Israel.
Anna Nagurney, the John F. Smith Memorial Professor at the Isenberg School of Management, was one of five featured faculty speakers at the Brown Symposium for Undergraduates in the Mathematical Sciences on March 3.
Heather Cox Richardson, associate professor of History, will talk about her most recently published book, “West from Appomattox: The Reconstruction of America after the Civil War,” on Monday, March 12 from 7-9:30 p.m. in Memorial Hall.
Comparative Literature professor Catherine Portuges gave an invited presentation on “Fascism and Filmmaking in 1930s Hungary” for a symposium held Jan. 8-11 at the Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies in Washington, D.C.
The UMass Amherst Community Campaign (UMACC), a workplace giving program that allows UMass Amherst faculty, staff, and retirees to donate to any charitable organization, beat this year’s goal of $350,000 to raise $404,843 for local, national and global non-profits.
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Chancellor Kumble R. Subbaswamy welcomes UMass Amherst students, faculty and staff to campus for spring semester. He talks about student achievements, the benefits of activism and stronger consultation between the student body and the administration.
World-class contemporary ballet dancer and choreographer Helen Pickett shared her expertise with UMass Amherst and Five College dance students during winter break, making the most of the newly renovated dance studio in the Totman Gym.
The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows:
Kyle Mooney, Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering. Tuesday, February 16, 3 p.m., Room 118...
The Interdisciplinary Studies Institute (ISI) has announced its faculty seminar for 2016-17 on “Trespassing,” a theme whose implications run from the disciplinary to the geographical, political and legal....