The Board of Trustees voted Feb. 15 to approve the appointment with tenure of Teri L. Yohn of Georgetown University as associate professor in the Department of Accounting and Information Systems, effective Sept. 1.
Sonia Nieto, professor of Teacher Education and Curriculum Studies, presented the Charles W. Hunt Lecture on Jan 30 during the annual meeting of the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education in San Diego.
In celebration of African-American History Month, the W.E.B. Du Bois Department of Afro-American Studies, in conjunction with the University Store, will present a multi-media presentation on Wednesday, Feb. 15 from 7-10 p.m. in Memorial Hall.
Theresa Austin, associate professor in the Teacher Education and Curriculum Studies Department, has been selected to chair the 2006 American Council on the Teaching of
Foreign Languages'' (ACTFL) Florence Steiner Award Committee.
Photographs of the rural South taken in the 1960s by Julius Lester, professor emeritus of Judaic Studies, will be on exhibit Feb. 1-26 at the Forbes Library in Northampton as part of Black History Month.
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....