The university continues to require a 14-day quarantine of all travelers returning from an international or high-risk domestic destination without an option to substitute a negative COVID-19 test result in place of a quarantine. Additional guidelines are in place for personal and university-related travel.
Professor of nutrition Nancy Cohen is retiring on Sept. 25, after serving as a faculty member at UMass Amherst for the past 35 years. Cohen served as head of the department of nutrition twice and as interim dean of the School of Public Health and Health Sciences twice.
On Friday, Sept. 18, UMass Landscape services will hold a chrysanthemum sale from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Choose from maroon, orange or yellow mums for $5 per plant. Proceeds benefit the UMass Minuteman Marching Band Equipment Fund.
Hampden Gallery at the University of Massachusetts Amherst announces the launch of “The Presence of Absence,” a solo online exhibition by Leyden, Mass.-based artist, Trish Crapo. The exhibition will open on Tuesday, Sept. 15 and will run through Wednesday, Oct. 7, with a live artist led poetry event on Thursday, Sept. 17, at noon.
Enrollment is now open for the upcoming Leadership Academy programs, Foundations of Supervision and Essentials of Management. These two multi-modal programs expand the effectiveness of supervisors and managers.
Krishna C. Poudel, associate professor in the department of health promotion and policy, has been appointed to serve as co-director of the Institute for Global Health. An additional co-director will be identified in the upcoming year.
For the fourth time in the past five years, the Mark H. McCormack Department of Sport Management has been judged by its academic peers as the number one sport management program in the world, according to “SportBusiness” magazine’s annual global rankings released today.
This fall, the Office of Equity and Inclusion (OEI) will be expanding its learning community book groups with the addition of “How to be an Antiracist” by Ibram Kendi. In addition to Kendi’s book, OEI is continuing discussion groups for “What if I Say the Wrong Thing?” by Verna Myers and “Braving the Wilderness” by Brene Brown.