AMHERST, Mass. - More than 200 female students, teachers and guidance counselors from high schools in 130 towns and cities in Massachusetts will meet in the Campus Center Auditorium at the University of Massachusetts Amherst on Oct. 25 for Women in Engineering Career Day. The event hopes to trigger a lifelong passion in young women for a field that is dominated by men.
Columbia University legal scholar and The Nation columnist Patricia J. Williams will present the third Feinberg Family Distinguished Lecture at the University of Massachusetts Amherst on Tuesday, Oct. 26, at 7:30 p.m. in Mahar Auditorium. Her talk, which refers to her column in The Nation, is entitled “Diary of a Mad Law Professor: Recent Entries.”
The state Board of Higher Education voted Oct. 19 to approve a new, multidisciplinary master’s degree program in Architecture in the Department of Art and Art History. The program was previously approved by the Board of Trustees in August.
Education professor Liane Brandon has been involved in film and television production for many years, but one of her stills from a “Nova” production about Typhoid Mary appeared on the cover of TV Week in the Sunday Boston Globe on Oct. 10.
Six members of the Political Science Department are among 725 international relations scholars who have signed a public letter opposing President Bush’s foreign policy and calling for a change of course.
Robert W. Maloy, lecturer in Teacher Education and Curriculum Studies, was one of five faculty from across the University system honored Oct. 19 by President Jack M. Wilson for distinguished public service.
The Jones Library and jubilat, a campus-based literary journal, are sponsoring a reading by poets Matthea Harvey and Nick Flynn on Sunday, Oct. 24 at 3 p.m. at the Jones Library, 43 Amity St., Amherst.
While scores of experts on workforce development issues weighed in with their opinions at a regional conference at Holyoke Community College on Oct. 7, it was Housing Services maintainer Joel Gomarlo who brought the message home.
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