AMHERST, Mass. – The Amherst Police Department, with its regional law enforcement partners, reports that the community is safe. Downtown businesses are open.
Amherst Police and UMass Police report there are no arrests related to activities as of 11 a.m.
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Kira Tait, Ph.D. candidate in political science, has been named the winner of the 2020 Three Minute Thesis competition. Tait's presentation, "Roadblocks to Access: Perceptions of Law in Post-Apartheid South Africa," was also voted the People's Choice winner.
The School of Earth and Sustainability has partnered with the College of Natural Sciences Career Office to host its first Earth and Sustainability Career Fair on Monday, March 9, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., in Old Chapel.
Two students, juniors Meg Davis and Rhada Dave, have developed a device to measure water usage in dorm showers. They used an $1,800 grant from the Sustainability, Innovation and Engagement Fund (SIEF) to create a prototype for their project.
The Graduate School Office of Professional Development and TRISCI at UMass are hosting a panel discussion, “The Civic Scientist: Translating Your Research to Broaden Your Impact,” on Thursday, March 5, from 10 to 11:30 a.m.
The Student Care Supply Closets, offering free toiletries and household items to students who are facing economic insecurity and/or an unexpected financial emergency, are running low and donations are needed.
The Town of Amherst is hosting an early presidential primary voting event on campus for any student registered to vote at their dorm address and voters, including students, registered in any precinct in Amherst. This early voting option will be available in Bartlett Hall, room 316A on Feb. 25, 26, or 27 between 4 and 7:30 p.m.