Baroque trumpeter Crispian Steele-Perkins will present a masterclass on Friday, April 7 from 1:30-3:30 p.m. in Bezanson Recital Hall. Steele-Perkins will then present a demonstration and concert on the “History of the Trumpet,” presented with the aid of historical instruments at 4:30 p.m.
“The Makanda Project,” a tribute to the late multi-instrumentalist and educator Makanda Ken McIntyre arranged by John Kordalewski, will be performed on Monday, April 3 at 7 p.m. in the Augusta Savage Gallery, 101 New Africa House.
A new study led by environmental health scientist Richard Pilsner at UMass Amherst, one of the first to investigate whether preconception exposures to phthalates in fathers has an effect on reproductive success via embryo quality, found that exposures from select chemicals tested were associated with “a pronounced decrease in blastocyst quality” at an early stage in embryo development.
UMACC (the UMass Amherst Community Campaign) is off to a strong start, with $250,000 already pledged from 400 faculty, staff and retirees to help nonprofits find a caring mentor for a child, help families put food on the table and protect our rights.
When you give through UMACC, you decide where...
With frequent emergency events impacting college campuses throughout the country, the university wants to remind everyone about the services and resources available to the campus community during emergencies.
In addition, the sign-up process for UMass Amherst Alerts text messages has been improved...
Thank you to the 13,706 members of the UMass Amherst community who completed the 2016 Campus Climate Survey, supporting efforts to build a more respectful and inclusive campus environment for all. From Nov. 14 to the survey’s close at midnight Dec. 4, a total of 41.4 percent of students, faculty and staff members completed the voluntary survey.
Catherine Portuges, professor of comparative literature and director of the interdepartmental program in film studies, organized a panel on “Émigré Directors in Hollywood: New Perspectives on (Mutual) Influence” for the 48th annual convention of the Association of Slavic, East European and Eurasian Studies held Nov. 17-20 in Washington, D.C
Michael Jonas Wolff, 89, professor emeritus of English and a founding father of the field of Victorian studies, died Nov. 5.
He was born July 2, 1927, in London. During the Blitz he was moved from London to St. Edward...