Interim dean of
NSM named; Robert Hallock fills post held by Slakey
Physics professor Robert Hallock has been named interim dean of
the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, effective Sept.
1. Hallock fills the vacancy created earlier this summer when dean
Linda Slakey was appointed interim dean of Commonwealth College.
delays opening of child care centers
The scheduled Sept. 5 reopening of two campus
child care facilities may be delayed for nearly a week after to
allow the installation of additional equipment for an automated
fire alarm system.
to assist in developing system-wide UMass Online
Faculty and administrators are preparing to work through issues
around the development of a system-wide distance learning program.
The Board of Trustees approved moving forward with the project at
its Aug. 2 meeting on the Worcester campus.
Science Research Center dedication set for Sept. 14
A gala celebration to mark the official opening of the $14.6 million
Computer Science Research Center will be held Sept. l4-15. Thursday's
events will feature an open house and demonstrations of various
technologies being developed by University computer scientists,
as well as the awarding of three honorary degrees; activities on
Friday will focus on technical talks and seminars geared toward
the research community.
shares efforts of two lifetimes: Eleanor Lachman donates plants
she and late husband, William, developed
Some campus spots are sporting an array of hostas and day lilies,
thanks to the generosity of alumna Eleanor Lachman,'37, '38G, who
gave the plant material to the University last year. And she decided
to donate more plants for additional gardens this year, according
to Marc Fournier, assistant director of Physical Plant for Grounds
Provost and Senior
Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs honored
Cora B. Marrett was one of three prominent women
educators honored last month by the American Psychological Association
during the organization's annual meeting in Washington, D.C.
feels at home directing University Store, Textbook Annex
When Phill Olson left the ministry more than
a decade ago after pastoring churches in Ohio, Maine and Massachusetts,
he was looking for another venue in which to use his people skills.