"Escaping into the Night," a historical novel for young adults by D. Dina Friedman, lecturer in the Business Communication Program of the Isenberg School of Management, was recently published by Simon & Schuster.
Music professor E. Wayne Abercrombie will be a guest on WNYC’s “Soundcheck” on Feb. 25 for a discussion of the differences between multicultural urban choirs and Eurocentric suburban choirs and the challenges of building choral communities that create a larger sense of community.
Benjamin Ricci, 82, of Amherst, professor emeritus of Exercise Science and a crusader for the rights of the mentally retarded, died Jan. 21 at Cooley Dickinson Hospital in Northampton following a lengthy illness.
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....