The Campus Chronicle
Vol. XVIII, Issue 7
for the Amherst campus of the University of Massachusetts
October 11 , 2002

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Junior Chris Slipp works on his drumming technique in the Grinnell area. (Stan Sherer photo) Junior Chris Slipp works on his drumming technique in the Grinnell area. (Stan Sherer photo)
   
  PeopleSoft conversion goes smoothly for OIT
After months of groaning about PeopleSoft and the difficulties of converting to a new system, campus employees have something to cheer about.

Awards, dedications top Homecoming calendar
This year's Homecoming Weekend, scheduled for Oct. 11-13, promises something for everyone - music, awards, athletic events, a young alumni gathering and special programs showcasing academic programs.

TelCom moving to off-campus quarters
After 13 years of working in four separate buildings, three of which were "temporary" quarters, 45 Telecommunication Services staff are headed for a new space where they all can work together.

CDSJ survey going to Academic Affairs
B eginning in mid-October, all faculty, staff and graduate employees within Academic Affairs will receive a climate survey in the mail from the Academic Affairs Community, Diversity and Social Justice (CDSJ) Team as part of its ongoing organizational assessment.

USSR strayed from communism, say Economics professors
By the time the Soviet Union was officially dissolved in 1991, analysts and politicians declared the breakup as the death knell of communism, but a new book by two Economics professors questions whether a true communist class structure ever existed in the USSR.

 
 
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