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Edie Meidav, assistant professor of English, has been awarded $25,000 from President Marty Meehan’s Creative Economy Initiatives Fund to help pregnant and parenting teens in Holyoke gain job skills and a sense of self-worth and self-determination. Through UMass MFA Story Hour, Meidav and...
Chancellor Kumble Subbaswamy
Chancellor Kumble R. Subbaswamy, writing in today’s Boston Globe, argues that academic freedom is key to truth and democracy. Citing the 850-year history of formal protection of scholars from government interference and from reprisals for their academic work, Subbaswamy says, “These...
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A proposed fiscal 2018 budget released May 16 by the Senate Ways and Means Committee includes $534.5 million for the UMass system, an increase of $26.2 million or 5 percent over this year. The budget drew praise from university leaders, who noted the support of Senate President Stanley C....
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Three Amherst campus research initiatives are among nine projects across the five-campus system that are sharing $735,000 in grants from the President’s Science & Technology (S&T) Initiatives Fund. Announced May 17 by President Marty Meehan, the projects showcase a range of cutting-...