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.
The College of Education’s Center for Youth Engagement sponsored the Third International Conference and Symposium on Inclusive Education on June 26-27 at the UMass Center in Springfield.
The conference brought together researchers from Germany, Turkey, the Netherlands and the U.S. to address...
Vice Chancellor for Administration and Finance Jim Sheehan is leaving to assume the same post at UMass Dartmouth, Chancellor Kumble Subbaswamy announced June 30.
Sheehan’s departure is effective Sept. 1, the chancellor said in a broadcast email. “Jim has served in his position with distinction over...
Two peregrine falcon chicks that hatched in the nest high atop the W.E.B. Du Bois Library earlier this month were banded June 29 by Tom French, assistant director of natural heritage and endangered species at the Massachusetts Department of Fish and Game. Though the chicks were hatched later than...
UMass Medical School’s new partnership with Baystate Health will serve as an important complement to ongoing, community-based health initiatives by UMass Amherst in the Springfield area, particularly activities of the School of Public Health and Health Sciences, says Dean C. Marjorie Aelion.
New England Public Radio is broadcasting live concerts from Tanglewood every Sunday afternoon through Aug. 16 on 88.5 FM. The broadcast season begins July 5 at 2 p.m. with the Boston Pops Orchestra featuring special...
A new fence line for the next phase of work on the Physical Sciences Building Project will be established on Monday, July 6. he new construction area will extend south of the West Experiment Station, west to Goessmann and north to the Lederle Graduate Research Center lowrise. Vehicle access to the Goessmann loading dock will be maintained.
Starting Monday, July 6 and running approximately five weeks, or until completion, fire hydrants on campus will undergo an annual flushing process. Flushing will begin at 3 p.m. and run until 9 p.m. every weekday. The perimeter of the campus will be done early in the shift and the core later in the shift. Residential areas, including North Village and Lincoln Apartments, will be notified two days prior to flushing.