The Public Engagement Project (PEP) will present “Public Engagement 101: Goal Setting, Network Mapping and Message Development,” a workshop and discussion open to anyone interested in improving their public engagement efforts, on Thursday, Feb. 21 from noon to 2 p.m. in the Hadley Room of the Campus Center.
After thirty-two years working for the University Without Walls (UWW), with 10 of those as UWW’s director, Ingrid Bracey has retired. UWW faculty members Abigail Dallmann and Lisa Modenos have been appointed interim co-directors. Bracey taught and advised UWW students for two decades...
More than 600 university employees donated $440,334 to 411 local, national and global nonprofit organizations through the UMass Amherst Community Campaign (UMACC). The campaign enables faculty and staff to donate to any registered nonprofit of their choice.
“Once again, I am proud our campus...
The Graduate Dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows:
Lauren Woodard, Ph.D., Anthropology, Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2:30 p.m., E24 Machmer. Dissertation: “The Politics of Return: Migration and Belonging in the...
Gov. Charlie Baker has ordered the United States and Commonwealth flags lowered to half-staff at all state buildings until sunset, Saturday, Feb. 9, in accordance with a presidential proclamation, in honor of former U.S. Rep. John David Dingell, Jr., of Michigan.
The 1960s and '70s at UMass Amherst saw football victories, the development of the marching band’s signature style and the building of the Southwest residential area. In 1963, there were only 7,600 undergraduate students and the library had a very different home.
Chancellor Kumble R. Subbaswamy today shared a new strategic plan with the UMass community through a campus-wide email. The 2018-2023 plan, “Be Revolutionary: A Vision for the Future,” is the result of a five-year process that involved stakeholders from throughout the campus community.
Bing Liang, the Charles P. McQuaid professor of finance and director of Isenberg’s new master's of finance program in alternative investments, recently received the 2018 Graham and Dodd Scroll Award from the CFA Institute, the global association of investment management, for a paper on how hedge funds affect stock pricing.
Jane Fountain, Distinguished University Professor at the UMass Amherst School of Public Policy (SPP) and the department of political science, is among a small group of global experts invited to publish an article in the inaugural issue of the Dubai Policy Review Journal. The article offers recommendations on how public management leaders and policymakers can effectively strengthen policy to address complex problems during a time of digital transformation.
Researchers in the department of kinesiology are seeking volunteers for a study investigating how exercise and footwear can impact individuals with knee osteoarthritis. Participants will be asked to complete one visit to the Human Magnetic Resonance Center (HMRC) and Human Testing Center of the Institute for Applied Life Sciences (IALS).