The Diversity Strategic Plan Steering Committee is seeking comments on proposed revisions to the goals identified in the campus’ Diversity Strategic Plan.
The strategic plan, adopted in spring 2015, set forth five goals to improve the current state of diversity at UMass Amherst. Last spring...
Marilyn Blaustein, assistant chancellor for Institutional Research, will be honored at a retirement reception on Thursday, Oct. 27 from 3:30-5:30 p.m. in the Amherst Room on the 10th floor of the Campus Center.
Blaustein, who joined the OIR staff in 1983, has led the office for 30 years.
Islamophobia and anti-Semitism are on the rise. Is this an aberration? The idea that the United States is a stronghold of religious freedom and tolerance is central to our identity as a nation―but not entirely in accord with the historical record.
In a Q&A format on Nov. 2 at 7:30 p.m. in 174...
Students, faculty and staff are invited to register for the second annual Tower Run to be held on Thursday, Nov. 17 from 7-10 p.m., at the W.E.B. Du Bois Library.
The Tower Run offers the opportunity to run the 440 steps of the library, from the lower level to floor 26.
Participants must register...
Eric Opoku Agyemang, a social entrepreneur and community youth leader in Ghana, will speak on “The Health and Social implications of Child Trafficking in Ghana” on Friday, Oct. 28 from 1:30-3 p.m. in 620 Thompson Hall. The talk is co-sponsored by the department of anthropology and the School of Public Policy.
For biochemists, measuring the size and diffusion properties of large molecules such as proteins and DNA using dynamic light-scattering techniques and the Stokes-Einstein formula has been mostly straightforward for decades, except for one major snag—it doesn’t work when these macromolecules carry an electric charge. Now polymer theorist Murugappan Muthukumar at UMass Amherst has derived a solution to the 40-year dilemma.
Gov. Charlie Baker has ordered that the United States and Commonwealth flags be lowered to half-staff at all state buildings from sunrise until sunset on Tuesday, Oct. 25 in honor of SSG Sean Christopher O’Connell, U.S. Army 379th Engineer Co., of Rockland.
The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows:
Borja Gama De Cossio, Ph.D., Spanish and Portuguese. Friday, Nov. 4, 11:30 a.m., 601 Herter Hall: “El término de comunidad en la obra de tres...
The opening of the Institute for Applied Life Sciences at UMass Amherst was celebrated today by Massachusetts life science industry leaders and state and university officials during a day-long event, celebrating a $150 million investment to bring new discoveries in healthcare services and products to market.