The graduate program of the Department of Theater will perform Tony Award-winning composer Jason Robert Brown’s musical “The Last Five Years” on Wednesday to Friday, May 18-20, at 8 p.m. in the Curtain Theater in the Fine Arts Center.
Pennsylvania State University English professor Bernard W. Bell will give a talk entitled "On Becoming an African American Scholar Activist" on Thursday, May 12 at 4:30 p.m. at Amherst Books, 8 Main St. in Amherst.
Mark Gerstein of Yale University will discuss "Human Genome Annotation, Focusing on Pseudogenes" on Wednesday, May 11 at noon in the 8th floor seminar room of the Aaron Lazare Medical Research Building at the Worcester campus.
The following new course proposal has been submitted to the Faculty Senate Office for review and approval and is 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.
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.
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.
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....