The UMass Amherst campus continues to operate in Elevated Risk Posture this week as it keeps numerous public health restrictions in place. The Public Health Promotion Center (PHPC) is closely monitoring COVID-19 test results, and it reports 87 positive cases occurred from testing on Monday and Tuesday this week.
Chancellor Kumble Subbaswamy has appointed a Flexible Learning Task Force to develop a strategic plan that advances UMass Amherst’s ability to provide high-quality education to students anywhere and at anytime, a key to both extending the mission of the university and meeting tomorrow’s challenges in the educational marketplace.
James Allan, chair of the faculty at the UMass Amherst College of Information and Computer Sciences (CICS), and CICS alum Jamie Callan '93PhD, now a professor of computer science at Carnegie Mellon University, have been selected to join the inaugural class of inductees into the ACM Special Interest Group on Information Retrieval Academy.
The Resistance Studies Initiative Speaker Series will host Mahmoud Soliman on Thursday, April 8, at 1:30 p.m. for a webinar talk, “Lifestyle as nonviolent resistance: The case of marginalized Palestinian communities.”
The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates. All exams will be held via video conferencing. Contact the department for online meeting...