The Jones Library and jubilat, a campus-based literary journal, are sponsoring a reading by poets Matthea Harvey and Nick Flynn on Sunday, Oct. 24 at 3 p.m. at the Jones Library, 43 Amity St., Amherst.
The following new course proposals have been submitted to the Faculty Senate office for review and approval and are listed here for faculty review and comment. Comments on any new course proposal should be submitted to Ernest May, secretary of the Faculty Senate, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
A new series of midday concerts and lectures presented by the Department of Music and dance will begin Wednesday, Oct. 20 with a performance by Matthew Gaunt, a new faculty member and teacher of tuba and euphonium.
Residential Life is again using a centralized check-in system that employs reservation times for arriving students moving into campus housing, according to Sarah Rastallis, Residence Hall Services manager.
The reservation system is a key component of move-in because it staggers arrivals to campus...
Professor Daniel Gordon of the history department has been reappointed interim dean of Commonwealth Honors College, effective Sept. 1, according to Provost James V. Staros.
Gordon became interim dean last year after the death of dean Priscilla Clarkson, just days before the opening of the...
The Taiwan Ministry of Culture has awarded Five Colleges, Incorporated a $50,000 grant to celebrate traditional Taiwanese culture in a project that will bring three performance troupes to the area. Coordinated by the Fine Arts Center Asian Arts and Culture Program, over the next 18 months a world...
Laura Briggs, chair of the Women, Gender, Sexuality Studies program, participated in the International Institute of Social Studies International Forum on Intercountry Adoption and Surrogacy in The Hague, Netherlands.
Donna Johnson, president of the University Staff Association at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, has been elected chair of the Massachusetts Teachers Association’s Higher Education Leadership Council.