Tom Juravich, professor of Labor Studies and director of the Labor Relations and Research Center, gave a keynote address at the 4th International Conference on Researching Work and Learning held Dec. 11-14 in Sydney, Australia.
The women''s rowing team named its newest boat after longtime supporter Alice Bishko, clerical staffer in Languages, Literatures and Cultures, during the Dec. 10 hockey game versus Boston University at the Mullins Center.
Jane E. Fountain, professor of Political Science and Public Policy, was a keynote speaker at the 2005 International Conference on "Knowledge Management in Asia Pacific" held Nov. 28 in Wellington, New Zealand.
A revised second edition of “In Search of Swampland: A Wetland Sourcebook and Field Guide” by Ralph W. Tiner, adjunct professor in the Department of Plant, Soil and Insect Sciences, was published this month by Rutgers University Press.
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.