"Forging Order from a World of Chaos; Children of the Sun Spiral," an exhibit of sculpture, photos and mixed media by Maxwell Hockstad and Ben Silva, will be on view Nov. 8-12 at the Student Union Arts Gallery.
A reception will be held Wednesday, Nov. 10, 5-7 p.m.
AMHERST, Mass. – The special Commission on Campus Diversity at the University of Massachusetts Amherst will meet for the first time Nov. 12-13 to review its charge and establish procedures. During next week’s private sessions, the 22-member panel expects to establish a date for a public campus forum in December, according to commission chair Orlando L. Taylor.
The campus has been awarded a $500,000 grant from the National Science Foundation aimed at attracting undergraduates interested in becoming secondary science and math teachers. The money will fund more than 50 scholarships.
AMHERST, Mass. – A painting of the Old Chapel at the University of Massachusetts Amherst done by alumnus Shamek-Imin Rachmann Weddle has been presented to entertainer Bill Cosby as part of the Homecoming 2004 celebrations. Cosby, who earned both his master’s degree and doctorate in education from UMass Amherst in the 1970s, was the headline act for the Homecoming weekend, appearing Oct. 29 at the Mullins Center.
Three prominent experts on race and athletics will discuss “Sport, Integration and the Quest for Racial Justice” on Tuesday, Nov. 9 at 7:30 p.m. in Flavin Auditorium in the Isenberg School of Management.
AMHERST, Mass. - The University of Massachusetts Amherst is leading a coalition of area colleges and grass roots community groups in addressing some of the toughest urban problems around – in its own back yard. Low-income neighborhoods in Holyoke will be the focus of a community-based effort that will draw on university research and outreach to help residents broaden educational opportunities, highlight cultural resources, increase home ownership, and revitalize Holyoke’s downtown without outside gentrification.
AMHERST, Mass. – A $500,000 grant aimed at attracting undergraduates interested in becoming secondary science and math teachers has been awarded to the University of Massachusetts Amherst. The money will fund more than 50 scholarships.