AMHERST, Mass. - Angie and former UMass President John Lederle have made a gift of more than $168,000 to Campaign UMass, the University''s five-year comprehensive campaign to raise $125 million, increase advocates, and enhance the image of the University. The gift will set up a Charitable Remainder Unitrust, the ultimate proceeds of which will create an endowment for the benefit of the Equine Studies Program.
AMHERST, Mass. - The Massachusetts Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit is putting out the call for an unusual bucket brigade to help carry more than 2 million tiny salmon fry to rivers and streams that empty into the Connecticut River.
AMHERST, Mass. - UMass alumna Catherine G. Coleman won’t be flying on the next shuttle mission, according to a news release from NASA. In February, the space agency said that she might be flying on April 3 to fill in for an astronaut who had suffered a broken ankle.
b>AMHERST, Mass. - Scholars, family practitioners, and policy makers will confront the issue of violence and its impact on the quality of family life at a day-long symposium at the University of Massachusetts, Wed. April 23.
AMHERST, Mass. - The Mather Career Center at the University of Massachusetts will announce a major redesign, which will include a relocation of advising and counseling services and the hiring of seven new counselors/advisors, at 4 p.m. Mon., March 24, in the Career Center. Reporters are invited to attend.
AMHERST, Mass. - Job-seekers can significantly improve their chances for success if they’re armed with the knowledge contained in 111 Dynamite Ways to Ace Your Job Interview, says author Richard I. Fein, director of placement for the School of Management at the University of Massachusetts.