The potential impact of new Supreme Court appointments on reproductive rights in the U.S. will be the subject of a panel discussion sponsored by the Everywoman’s Center on Thursday, Oct. 6, 4-6 p.m. in 917 Campus Center.
Charles Sanders of Vanderbilt University will speak at a Chemistry seminar on “Membrane Protein Folding, Misfolding and Disease” on Thursday, Oct. 6 at 11:15 a.m. in 1634 Lederle Graduate Research Center.
Bernard Amadei, founding president of Engineers Without Borders USA, will speak on "Engineering for the Developing World: Challenges and Opportunities" on Tuesday, Oct. 11 at 3:30 p.m. in the Bernie Dallas Room, Goodell.
New York artist and designer Allan Wexler will lead a workshop for 20 students to design and build a prototype garden tool storage shed on Friday, Sept. 30, beginning at 8 a.m. in front of the Fine Arts Center’s main theater lobby.
Poet Martin Espada, writer Luke Salisbury and whiffleball slugger Richard Glaven of the Microbiology Department will agonize about the end of the baseball season on “MR2,” the radio version of Massachusetts Review, on Thursday, Sept. 29, 5:30-6:30 p.m. on WMUA, 91.1 FM.
Diane Wilson, author of "An Unreasonable Woman: A True Story of Shrimpers, Politicos, Polluters, and the Fight for Seadrift, Texas," will speak on Friday, Sept. 30 at 1:30 p.m. in the 3rd floor conference room of Gordon 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.
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.
Ryan Boudway, a native of Northampton, has been named assistant director of athletics for development.
He comes to Amherst after serving as associate director of premium seating and parking at Notre Dame since 2007....
Linda J. Shea, professor of hospitality and tourism management and associate dean at the Isenberg School of Management, has been named by the International Council of Restaurant, Hotel, and Institutional Education (...