In an effort to increase the number of students and scientists considering technology start-ups, the campus is hosting its first "Invention to Venture" (I2V) workshop in the Massachusetts Room of the Mullins Center on Friday, April 1.
Paula England, professor of sociology at Stanford University, will speak on “Unplanned and ‘Semi-planned’ Pregnancies Leading to Nonmarital Births: A Qualitative Portrait,” on Monday, March 28 at noon in 620 Thompson Hall.
A national search for a new men’s basketball coach is under way after the administration declined to extend the contract of Steve Lappas, whose team posted a 16-12 mark, but failed to earn a post-season tournament appearance.
A symposium for UMass system faculty and staff on “Teaching and Learning With Tablet Personal Computers” is being held March 31 and April 1, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the Collaborative Services Facility in Shrewsbury.
A team of Chemistry faculty has been awarded a three-year, $1.3 million grant by the Office of Naval Research (ONR) to develop new, more accurate techniques for detecting the presence of harmful agents.
Lisa Wexler, associate professor of community health education in the School of Public Health and Health Sciences, was recently spotlighted on "Public Health Minute," a public radio segment sponsored by the Lehman School of Health Sciences, Human Services and Nursing, City University of New York.
Agnes Francis Mary (Gubbins) Sullivan, 98, a former stenographer in mathematics and statistics, died April 25 in Bunnell, Fla.
Born in 1916 in Annsville, N.Y., she was the widow of John A. Sullivan.
She is survived by...
Merle Evelyn Thornton Bacon, 102, of Hadley, a longtime employee of veterinary and animal sciences, died Aug. 21 at the Fisher Home in Amherst.
Born in 1913 in Pelham, she was the widow of Carlton Bacon.
Stan Rosenberg, president of the Massachusetts Senate and a UMass Amherst alumnus, will address the Faculty Senate’s first meeting of the academic year on Thursday, Sept. 10 at 3:30 p.m. in 227 Herter Hall.
Friends and colleagues of John Austin Hunt are invited to attend an informal “at-home” remembrance gathering at 14 Beston St. in Amherst on Saturday Sept. 12, from 2-5:30 p.m. Stories will be shared...
The Faculty Senate has released its meeting schedule for the 2015-16 academic year.
For the fall semester, the senate will meet Sept. 10, Oct. 8, Nov. 12 and Dec. 10.
Spring semester sessions are scheduled for Jan. 28...