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director ingrid bracey has retired

Friday, February 8, 2019

After thirty-two years and six months working for the University Without Walls—10 of those as UWW’s director—Dr. Ingrid Bracey has retired. UWW faculty members Drs. Abigail Dallmann and Lisa Modenos have been appointed interim co-directors. “We are profoundly grateful to Dr. Ingrid Bracey for her Read More…

new uww scholarship created

Thursday, January 24, 2019

We are honored to announce the founding of the Rute Avelar Scholarship. Established by Celso Avelar, a long-time friend of the UWW program, the scholarship honors the memory and spirit of his beloved niece Rute Avelar who passed away in 2003 at the age of fifteen. This scholarship will be awarded Read More…

uww launches first in the nation translation & interpreting program

Friday, December 7, 2018

The UMass Amherst University Without Walls program has launched a first in the nation multilingual online bachelor's degree with a focus in translation and interpreting in collaboration with UMass Amherst’s department of languages, literatures, and cultures. The comprehensive curriculum, built by Read More…

boston globe highlights uww graduate melanie casablanca

Tuesday, November 20, 2018

One of the northeast's largest publications, The Boston Globe, is highlighting UMass Amherst University Without Walls graduate Melanie Casablanca and her journey to receive a bachelor's degree with a concentration in child care administration. Melanie, who graduated from UWW in May, shared her Read More…

uww student studies abroad in peru

Tuesday, November 20, 2018

UMass Amherst University Without Walls graduate Jennifer Mullen Ingerson recently detailed her studies abroad in Cusco, Peru, where she had the opportunity to study the ancient native language of Quechua. Ingerson, who adopted her son from Peru 14 years ago, detailed her trip in the Summer 2018 Read More…

new co-chairs of the friends of uww

Wednesday, October 3, 2018

Over the summer, Katy Abel decided to step down as Chair and member of the Friends of UWW in order to focus on new job responsibilities.  Katy demonstrated great leadership and dedication to the mission of the Friends and UWW. We deeply appreciate her contributions and wish her continued success. Read More…

class notes- fall 2018

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Class Notes- fall 2018 Mary Lou Conca ‘08 graduated cum laude with a Concentration in Young Children's Learning. She works as a substitute teacher, paraprofessional and cafeteria assistant. She is active with the Amherst Public and Regional School District's School Equity Task Force, a member of Read More…

class notes- summer 2018

Monday, July 2, 2018

Share your news by emailing eschneider@uww.umass.edu. We want to hear about your life! Kids, dogs, cats, moves, vacations, jobs, promotions, grad school, retirement, life changes, good times, hard times - anything you'd like to share with your fellow UWW grads and current and former faculty! And Read More…

katy abel steps down as friends of uww chair

Monday, July 2, 2018

After a number of years serving as Chair and member of the Friends of UWW, Katy Abel has stepped down to focus on new projects. We at UWW deeply appreciate all that Katy has done for the Friends of UWW and wish her well. While we're on the subject -- the Friends of UWW is seeking new members! The Read More…