The university will celebrate Black History Month, also known as Black Heritage Month, during February with a series of art performances, activities, lectures and films, culminating with a community dinner on Thursday, Feb. 27 hosted by the Malcolm X Cultural Center.
A group of researchers in Mexico observed sexual differences in some body parts of the Mexican fruit fly that may play a role in regurgitation, which they report in a recent study the authors believe is the first of its kind.
The Graduate Dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows:
Kourtney Senquiz, Ph.D., Afro American Studies, Tuesday, Feb. 18, 10 a.m., 3 New Africa House. Dissertation: “The African American Gothic Double.”...
The National Academy of Engineering (NAE) today announced that it has elected 87 new members and 18 international members including UMass Amherst Distinguished Professor James Kurose of the College of Information and Computer Sciences (CICS).
George Corey, executive director of University Health Services, provided a statement updating the campus community on the Coronavirus and how to protect yourself during cold and flu season, stating there are currently no identified cases of infection at UMass Amherst and there are no members of the campus community who are under active investigation for the virus.
A seasonal, air-supported indoor facility to support UMass’s entire athletic department is complete and operational for team-use. The new turf practice field, built behind McGuirk Alumni Stadium’s west bleachers, serves to benefit UMass’s entire athletic department and its student-athletes, along with intramural and club sports.
The fence lines in the core of campus continue to be relocated to accommodate construction work locations. Construction activities along the access road to the east side of the Lincoln Campus Center are expected to take place from Wednesday, Feb. 5 through Monday, Feb. 17.
The W.E.B. Du Bois Center is now accepting applications for post-doctoral and graduate fellowships to assist scholars in conducting research in the W. E. B. Du Bois Papers housed in the UMass Amherst Libraries’ Special Collections and University Archives.