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The UMass Medical Reserve Corps (MRC), University Health Services (UHS), Environmental Health and Safety and the Office of Emergency Management are hosting an emergency exercise and workshop on Thursday, April 6 from 12:30-5 p.m. in the Campus Center Auditorium to test plans for a mass vaccination...
vaccination
The University of Massachusetts Amherst, as part of an internal investigation of the Environmental Services Unit of its Physical Plant division, has taken decisive action to address allegations of workplace misconduct involving the misreporting of time and misuse of campus resources. The findings...
UMass Amherst wordmark

Eighteen cadets from the campus’ Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps (AFROTC) Detachment 370 visited the Defense Information Systems Agency, an Air Force Reserve unit at Joint Base Andrews and Sen. Elizabeth Warren and Congressman James McGovern over spring break.

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AFROTC cadet Elizabeth Byrne
Alasdair Roberts of the Harry S. Truman School of Public Affairs at the University of Missouri has been named the inaugural director of the School of Public Policy in the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences (CSBS). “Al is an internationally renowned scholar who writes on issues of...
Alasdair Roberts
The Hatch, the venerable former retail dining site in the basement of the Student Union, reopened March 20 as a student activity facility and coffee shop. Working closely with the leadership of the Student Government Association (SGA), the university renovated the approximately 9,000-square-foot-...
Student Union Building

Veteran administrator Patrick Sullivan will become university registrar effective April 1, when John Lenzi steps down from this role in preparation for his retirement at the end of May.

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Patrick Sullivan
Amherst is one of the top 10 “super cool cities” in the U.S., says Expedia’s Viewfinder travel blog in a ranking of communities with “interesting festivals, thriving art scenes, young and fresh demographics and a hunger for the hipper things in life.” “With...
Amherst Farmers Market
President Marty Meehan and the UMass Foundation will host the Inaugural State of the University address on Monday, March 6 at 5 p.m. at the UMass Club in Boston. During the address, Meehan will recap UMass achievements, highlight the importance of UMass to the Commonwealth and share his vision for...
Marty Meehan
John McCarthy will step down as dean of the Graduate School following the May 12 commencement to focus more time on his duties as senior vice provost for academic affairs as well as his research in linguistics. The change was announced Feb. 23 by Provost Katherine Newman, who said an internal...
John McCarthy
With its structure and mechanical systems purposefully exposed, the new Design Building is open as both a showcase of integrated design and a model of integrative learning. The $52 million, 82,000-square-foot structure demonstrates state-of-the-art wood construction technology while serving as home...
Design Building

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