A portion of University Drive is being detoured now through mid-October. Two-way traffic will be detoured from University Drive to the access road between parking lots 33 and 21, and on to Dallas Mall putting vehicles onto Stadium Drive.
Assistant professor of horn, Joshua Michal, has just released his first solo CD, titled “Ekphrasis,” on MSR Classics. The CD’s title is taken from a work of the same name composed by music and dance department chair, Salvatore Macchia, that is featured on the new release.
As historic wildfires threaten life, health and property in the West and spread smoke all the way to the East Coast, UMass Amherst environmental health scientist Richard Peltier can shed light on the health hazards of wildfire smoke and some strategies to protect yourself.
The public is invited to observe sunrise and sunset live, but remotely online, on the day of the autumnal equinox among the standing stones of the UMass Amherst Sunwheel on Tuesday, Sept. 22 at 6:30 a.m. and 6:15 p.m.
Members of the UMass community and surrounding Amherst area community will broadcast a discussion and Q&A titled “Perspectives on COVID-19 and Anti-Asian Bias and Xenophobia.” The event will take place via zoom on Wednesday, Sept. 23 from noon to 2 p.m.
Krishna Kumar, the Robert L. Gluckstern Professor in Physics, recently received a three-year, $1.1 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to support the launch a suite of new experiments at DOE’s Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility in Newport News, Virginia, to measure radii of neutron distributions in heavy nuclei.
The School of Public Policy will host Brandi Blessett to speak on "The Patterns and Practice of Predatory Policing in Communities of Color" in an online event open to the UMass Amherst community on Monday, Sept. 21, at noon.