Inspired by sculptures in the exhibit “Five Takes on African Art” at the University Museum of Contemporary Art, stylist Kamala Bhagat recreates an ancient African hairstyle on the head of artist Sonya Clark. The performance, “Hairdressers Are My Heroes,” celebrates artists...
A new Commonwealth Policy Fellowship program has been established to support graduate students in public policy, with the goal of making the program more accessible to future policymakers.
The program will award grants of $10,000 each to 10 incoming students in the one-year Master of Public...
Vowing to preserve the university’s affordability mission while continuing to pursue excellence, UMass President Marty Meehan outlined five areas of focus to ensure a world-class UMass education remains affordable for students from all backgrounds in his annual State of the University address.
The Massachusetts Department of Public Health on March 5 issued an advisory to all health care providers in the state about the latest case of meningococcal disease diagnosed in a Smith College student.
Town of Amherst and UMass Amherst officials said a combination of extensive planning, coordinated public safety efforts and cooperative students helped ensure a safe and peaceful day in the town and on campus.
AMHERST, Mass. – The Town of Amherst, the Amherst Police Department and their regional law enforcement partners are reporting that the community is safe. Authorities say that
call volume increased midday with pockets of activity in South Amherst and the area of lower Main Street.
For the third consecutive year, a team of UMass Amherst students has won the annual Inter-University Student Iron Chef Competition held at McGill University on Feb. 24 in Montreal. It was the university’s fourth win in the five years of the competition, which promotes friendship, goodwill and, of course, great tasting food.