The First Annual String Day for high school juniors and seniors, hosted by the Lark String Quartet as part of its residency in the Department of Music and Dance,will be held Saturday, Dec. 3 starting at 10 a.m. in Bezanson Recital Hall.
Peter S. Donaldson of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology will speak on "Shakespeare and Film" at a Five College Renaissance Seminar on Thursday, Nov. 17 at 4 p.m. in the Renaissance Center Reading Room.
Evelyn Reidenbaugh, a retired band director and resident of South Hadley, will be a guest member of the UMass Amherst Orchestra in the cello section on Sunday, Nov. 20 at 8 p.m. in the Fine Arts Center Concert Hall.
UMass Police officers on Aug. 24 received six hours of diversity training aimed at improving their interactions with all people through effective communication and respect.
Led by Lee Struble and Steve Grant of WSM Trainers and Consultants of Spencerport, N.Y., the training session touched on a...
New England Public Radio has hired reporter Adam Frenier to staff its new Berkshire bureau in downtown Pittsfield. The bureau is a partnership with Berkshire Community College and is located in the college’s office space at the Central Station Business Resource Center at 66 Allen St. in Pittsfield...
Springfield high school students spent six weeks at UMass Amherst during the summer, taking a great variety of academic and life skills courses through the Upward Bound program which helps students from lower income families to prepare for college.
Robert J. Manning, chairman and co-chief executive officer of MFS Investment Management, and Robert Epstein, co-chairman of Horizon Beverage Group, were appointed Aug. 11 to the Board of Trustees by Gov. Charlie Baker.
Lisa Wexler, associate professor of community health education in the School of Public Health and Health Sciences, was recently spotlighted on "Public Health Minute," a public radio segment sponsored by the Lehman School of Health Sciences, Human Services and Nursing, City University of New York.
Agnes Francis Mary (Gubbins) Sullivan, 98, a former stenographer in mathematics and statistics, died April 25 in Bunnell, Fla.
Born in 1916 in Annsville, N.Y., she was the widow of John A. Sullivan.
She is survived by...
Merle Evelyn Thornton Bacon, 102, of Hadley, a longtime employee of veterinary and animal sciences, died Aug. 21 at the Fisher Home in Amherst.
Born in 1913 in Pelham, she was the widow of Carlton Bacon.