"Learning to Labor in the 21st Century," presented by Katherine Newman, Provost and Senior Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs at UMass Amherst.
Seniors are individually recognized and awarded a commemorative UMass medal. John A. Hird, interim dean of SBS, will officiate. The audience can expect to hear meaningful and memorable commentary from the chair and a student speaker from each department and program. Each senior's name will be announced, by department, and photographs will be taken while the graduates receive their medals and shake hands with College leaders.
In recognition of the importance of cultural landscape research in contemporary heritage policy and practice, the University of Massachusetts Department of Landscape Architecture and Regional Planning (LARP) and the Center for Heritage & Society (CHS) have co-organized a two-and-a- half day conference. The goal of the conference is to bring together a broad range of interdisciplinary scholars and heritage professionals to explore key issues in cultural landscapes and heritage values.
http://www.umass.edu/chs/news/conference2015.htmlThe Center for Heritage and Society's international conference will be jointly sponsored with the UMass Department of Landscape Architecture and Regional Planning.