The Massachusetts Department of Public Health on March 5 issued an advisory to all health care providers in the state about the latest case of meningococcal disease diagnosed in a Smith College student.
Town of Amherst and UMass Amherst officials said a combination of extensive planning, coordinated public safety efforts and cooperative students helped ensure a safe and peaceful day in the town and on campus.
AMHERST, Mass. – The Town of Amherst, the Amherst Police Department and their regional law enforcement partners are reporting that the community is safe. Authorities say that
call volume increased midday with pockets of activity in South Amherst and the area of lower Main Street.
For the third consecutive year, a team of UMass Amherst students has won the annual Inter-University Student Iron Chef Competition held at McGill University on Feb. 24 in Montreal. It was the university’s fourth win in the five years of the competition, which promotes friendship, goodwill and, of course, great tasting food.
This story by Abigail Charpentier originally appeared in the Daily Collegian.
Since its founding in 2011, Latinos Unidos (LU) has been uniting Latino students on campus and educating community members on Latino culture and heritage.
With 111 members on Campus Pulse and 20-30...
Dana Conzo, a doctoral student in the department of anthropology, has been awarded a $25,017 National Science Foundation (NSF) Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grant to support her research on food sovereignty and food security in the Caribbean.
Her dissertation project, “...
Thomas P. Hannum, associate director of the Minuteman Marching Band, has been named a recipient of the Massachusetts Music Educators Association (MMEA) Lowell Mason Award in recognition of his leadership in music education in Massachusetts.
The award will be presented March 2 at the MMEA All-...
Five nights a week, students collect leftover hot food from UMass Amherst dining halls and deliver it to local people in need. Working as part of the national Food Recovery Network, the campus volunteers tackle the dual issues of food waste and food insecurity.