UMass Amherst has significantly expanded its testing capabilities for COVID-19 as the fall semester begins. Designated students, faculty and staff will be tested in a multi-faceted approach to monitor and help protect public health on campus and in the Amherst area.
Based on current state and university restrictions, the Fine Arts Center venues, will remain closed this fall. Despite being closed, the programming staff at the Fine Arts Center continue to reimagine the arts online, presenting over 30 engagements and exhibitions online at no cost throughout the fall semester.
In an email to the campus community on Monday, Aug. 17, William Brady, interim Title IX coordinator and vice chancellor and chief human resources officer, detailed measures the university has taken to come into compliance with new federal regulations regarding Title IX.
From the team that invented physiology-sensing pajamas at UMass Amherst, now comes a new, lightweight eye mask that can unobtrusively capture pulse, eye movement and sleep signals, for example, when worn in an everyday environment.
For the fifth year in a row, UMass Amherst leads the pack in the Best Campus Food category of The Princeton Review, which ranks the top 20 universities and colleges in 62 different categories for 2021.
UMass ADVANCE is pleased to announce the 2020-21 cohort of ADVANCE Faculty Fellows. The 39 selected faculty, each representing different departments, will be partnering with the UMass ADVANCE leadership team to promote gender equity for faculty at UMass.