More than 100 of the best student musicians from the Northeast will come together on Saturday, Feb.18 to rehearse and perform as part of the annual High School Honor Band event. They will hold a concert at 7 p.m. in the Fine Arts Center Concert Hall.
Students in the Department of Accounting and Information Systems at the Isenberg School of Management are offering free income tax assistance to qualified taxpayers as part of the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program.
Karen Cardozo, a lecturer in the English Department, will speak on "Is This a Female Body? The Anatomy of Narrative Cycles" on Monday, Feb. 13 at 4:30 p.m. at the Five College Women''s Studies Research Center.
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.
Dovi J. Afesi, 71, of Easthampton, a former assistant professor in Afro-American studies, died Dec.2.
He was born June 23, 1945, to the Ewe people in the village of Hohoe, Volta Region, Ghana. He grew up in Ghana and...
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...