In celebration of Black History Month, on Feb. 21 at the Campus Center, students, faculty and staff dined together and participated in round-table facilitated conversations with the purpose of identifying values that strengthen community. You can watch a highlight video of the event here.
During the 2019 National Collegiate EMS Foundation (NCEMSF) annual convention held in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Feb. 22-24, members of UMass Emergency Medical Services (UMEMS) were presented with the foundation’s EMS Ready Campus recognition. The NCEMSF EMS Ready Campus program recognizes excellence in emergency management and disaster preparedness of collegiate EMS organizations.
The Arbella Insurance Human Performance Laboratory (HPL) and the Learning Lab are currently looking for licensed drivers ages 18-24 who do not wear eye glasses (contact lenses are okay) to participate in a driving study. Participation will include two separate on-campus lab visits.
The student engagement and leadership department is seeking volunteer facilitators for breakout sessions, as part of a student leadership conference they are hosting on Saturday, March 23. Faculty, staff and students are eligible to become facilitators and should register here by Friday, March 8.
The Graduate Dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows:
Ying Zhang, Ph.D., College of Education, Monday, March 4, 10:00 a.m., S115 Furcolo. Dissertation: “An Examined Life of a Language Teacher of Chinese: An...
UMass Amherst alumna and retired NASA astronaut Cady Coleman will deliver the Commonwealth Honors College 2019 Kathryn and Paul Williamson Lecture. Coleman’s free, public talk, “Lessons from Space Lead Straight Back to Earth,” is on Wednesday, Feb. 27, at 5 p.m. in the Honors College events hall.
The Office of Equity and Inclusion is accepting applications for 2019-20 Campus Climate Improvement Grants until March 15. Undergraduate and graduate students, faculty and staff are encouraged to submit their creative ideas for fostering connection on campus in the upcoming academic year.
Ten graduate students will distill their doctoral or master’s research into compelling three-minute oral presentations as they contend for $2,500 in prize money during the concluding stages of the university’s third annual Three-Minute Thesis (3MT) Competition on March 1 and 23.
The campus will conduct a test of the UMass Amherst Alerts Emergency Notification System (ENS) on Tuesday, Feb. 26 after 2:20 p.m., according to Jeff Hescock, executive director of Environmental Health and Safety and Emergency Management.
This test is part of the university’s continuing...
The university will launch a search for a new vice chancellor for student affairs and campus life following Enku Gelaye’s announcement that she will be leaving the position in June 2019.
Gelaye has been appointed vice president and dean of campus life at Emory University in Atlanta. Gelaye...