More than 70 non-profits will be on hand to discuss local volunteer, leadership and activism opportunities at the Comunity Service Fair on Wednesday, Feb. 8, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Student Union Ballroom.
"Working for Non-Profits: Finding Careers in the Common Good," an informal seminar about creating a career that makes a difference, is being offered on Wednesday, Feb. 8, noon to 1 p.m. in the Suffolk Room of the Student Union.
The annual Day of Percussion will be held Saturday, Feb. 11 in 36 Fine Arts Center. The day is coordinated by Eduardo Leandro and Thomas Hannum and will focus on Latin percussions through a series of workshops and mini-concerts from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Kiran Bhowmik’s “Colors of My Soul, Textures of My Spirit” will be displayed from Feb. 9 through March 9 in the Augusta Savage Gallery in New Africa House. Opening reception is on Thursday, Feb. 9 from 5-7 p.m.
The fourth annual UMassGives campaign, a 36-hour online fundraiser for the campus, has raised a record $162,182 from 2,138 donors. The campaign kicked off at noon on April 27 during the university’s annual Founders Day celebration and ran through midnight April 28.
In the week before final exams, UMass Amherst students were encouraged to reduce stress by walking through a sun-powered circular labyrinth, a unique collaboration between the College of Nursing and the department of landscape architecture and design.
Every day is Earth Day at UMass Amherst. To celebrate the official April 2016 date, the campus held a yogathon, festival and social media scavenger hunt with students locating sustainability resources on campus and taking selfies to win a prize.
To ensure that Commencement is a memorable and enjoyable experience for our graduating students and for their guests, the campus will close for regular business operations at noon on Friday, May 6.
Staff deemed essential personnel for Commencement activities or other campus operations will be...
Undergraduate emergency medical technicians Zachary DeStefano and Christopher Vozzella from UMass Emergency Medical Services (EMS) served on the medical sweep team during the Boston Marathon April 18.
Barbara Pearson, co-director of the Language Acquisition Research Center and a research associate in linguistics and the Office of Research Development, has spent the past few months negotiating the rights and arranging...