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The International Programs Office (IPO) continues to provide updates and resources to the campus community regarding federal actions on immigration. A comprehensive package of timely news and campus-related information can be found at www.umass.edu/federal-actions. On Feb. 9, the 9th Federal...
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Deputy Chancellor Robert S. Feldman, who has also been serving as interim dean of the College of Education for the past year, will retire in June after close to 40 years at UMass Amherst.  Chancellor Kumble R. Subbaswamy will host a reception in his honor on April 7 from 3-5 p.m. in the lobby...
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Katherine Newman, senior vice chancellor for academic affairs and provost, has announced a series of lectures and panels under the theme “Engaging Democracy, Exchanging Ideas.” Organized by student groups, university departments and colleges, this program will raise difficult questions and provide the occasion to debate the answers throughout the spring semester.

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The Isenberg School of Management is asking faculty to share information with undergraduates about its new, one-year master of science in business and analytics (MSB&A). The application deadline is March 1. The program is intended for graduates of non-business majors who want to gain...
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As the spring semester begins, the university continues to invest resources and adopt policies that support a welcoming and safe environment for all students. Over the past several semesters, the university has demonstrated a strong commitment to improving the living and learning environments for...
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The program in Scandinavian studies has been awarded a $10,000 grant from the Barbro Osher Pro Suecia Foundation for “Scandinavian Impulses” programming in 2016-17. In addition to individual cultural events, the grant will provide major support for the upcoming public symposium “...
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As the spring semester begins, the campus is showing off a number of freshly completed, highly visible building projects, led by the renovation of Old Chapel, renovation and expansion of South College and construction of the cutting-edge Design Building. Recent weeks also saw completion of...
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Effective Feb. 1, Off Campus Student Services (OCSS) will replace its in-house rental listing website with a site managed by Off Campus Partners, a private firm that provides similar services for colleges and universities across the U.S. and in Canada. The new site, offcampushousing.umass.edu, is...
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Christine Wilda, UMass system senior vice president for administration and finance and treasurer, will be joining the UMass Amherst community in the newly established position of associate chancellor for compliance. This position will be charged with establishing and enforcing compliance standards...
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Robert DeConto, geosciences, and co-author Penn State climate scientist David Pollard’s March 2016 paper, “Contribution of Antarctica to past and future sea-level rise,” has been named the climate paper most featured in the media last year by Carbonbrief.org, a U.K.-based website...
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