All faculty are invited to join the Class of 2014 at this year’s Undergraduate Commencement on Friday, May 9 from 4:30-6 p.m. at McGuirk Alumni Stadium.
New this year at the ceremony, faculty members will be seated on two satellite stages flanking the main stage. Participation in the...
University of Massachusetts Amherst basketball player Derrick Gordon announced publicly that he identifies as a gay man. With this announcement, Gordon becomes the first publicly gay player in men’s Division I college basketball history.
The University Orchestra will perform in concert on Wednesday, April 23 at 8 p.m. in the Fine Arts Center Concert Hall. Tian Hui Ng will be the guest conductor and soprano Amanda Hall will be the guest soloist.
AMHERST, Mass. – Active Minds, a student organization at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, is conducting its second annual “Walk Off Stigma” on Sunday, April 13 at 1 p.m. to promote open discussion of mental health issues and reduce stereotypes about mental illness....
Mike Alvarez, a Ph.D. candidate in the department of communication at UMass Amherst, is one of 30 graduate students nationwide – and the only communication candidate – to be awarded the Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans. He is studying the phenomenon of cybersuicide and the social stigma of mental illness.
Demonstrations and presentations on a variety of topics related to the history, culture and traditional and modern uses of herbs, spices and medicinal plants will be featured at HerbFest 2014 on Tuesday, April 22 from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Student Union Ballroom.
The department of music and dance’s Wind Ensemble, conducted by James Patrick Miller, will perform in concert on Thursday, April 17 at 8 p.m. in the Fine Arts Center Concert Hall.
Guest artists soprano Allyss Haecker and conductor and trombonist Arthur Haecker will join the ensemble in a...
Former U.S. attorney general John Ashcroft will be the featured speaker at “The Future of America and the GOP: Insights from an Esteemed Political Figure” on Wednesday, April 16 at 8 p.m. in the Student Union Ballroom at UMass Amherst. The event is sponsored by the UMass Republican Club.