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This year's UMass and Amherst Police Youth Adventure Academy will be held the week of July 18-22nd. If you have a child who will be entering 6th, 7th, or 8th grade, and has an interest in law enforcement, or wants to learn about teamwork in an adventure ropes course environment, check us out at http://amherstma.gov/1104/Police-Youth-Adventure-Academy. Applications are available online. Space is limited and the application deadline is June 8, 2016.
Tyrone A. Parham was sworn in as the 10th chief of police at UMass Amherst by Chancellor Kumble R. Subbaswamy. Parham and his family were warmly welcomed by the campus community, with his own squad in attendance alongside local and state police officers. For the full story and video, please see the UMass News Office article below: http://www.umass.edu/newsoffice/article/video-tyrone-parham-sworn-umass-...
Citing safety concerns about fires and explosions linked to lithium-ion batteries in hoverboards, university officials have banned the devices from campus, effective Jan. 8. In a broadcast email to the campus community, Donald Robinson, executive director of Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S), said hoverboards have been blamed for fires in 12 states and the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is investigating another 22 reports of fires and 70 emergency room visits for associated burn injuries. The campus-wide ban includes residential facilities and other university buildings. “We...