The University of Massachusetts Amherst

Archive for January 2018

“Sustainability Slammer” Set For January 30

Secretary of Sustainability Ainsley Brosnan is organizing an event that brings all on-campus sustainability groups together in one room. She invites any eco-friendly students to “come hang out with the coolest people on campus and work with us as we fight to make UMass a more sustainable campus.” The event will take place on Tuesday, January…

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Spring Elections are coming up!

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Elections for Senate (2019, 2020, and 2021), President/Vice President, and Student Trustee are almost upon us. Spring elections this year will adhere to the following schedule: -Nominations: February 6-February 13 -Candidate Meetings: February 16 and February 17 -Campaigning: Allowed after attendance of either Candidate Meeting -Voting: February 20-February 23 Click here for more information.

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Open Senate Seats

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Due to turnover between semesters, there are currently open Senate seats in all 4 graduating classes! Positions will be filled by interview with the Outreach and Development Committee. If interested, email with your name and class. Also email with any questions.

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Student Union Referendum Passed

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In a special referendum regarding funding of a new Student Union, the vote passed 1246-1012. The voting began on December 4th and ran through December 7th. With votes from nearly 10% of the undergraduate student body, the verdict determined that students were willing to accept a temporary $100 increase in the Student Activities Trust Fund fee…

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