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dance professor, uww alumnus featured

Thursday, January 14, 2016

Paul Arslanian, a UWW alumnus and faculty member in the UMass Amherst Department of Music and Dance has been featured in the Amherst Bulletin in an article entitled Ask the Jazzman: A conversation with Paul Arslanian. He graduated with his UMass Amherst bachelor's degree through UWW in 1989 with a Read More…

meet theology and uww student tromie pettaway

Tuesday, December 22, 2015

It's been a long and winding road for 44 year old father of seven Tromie Pettaway. From his career as a child actor to serving in Desert Storm to running his own business, Tromie has seen and done a lot. And it's all led him back to family and to his goal of becoming a minister. He is the winner Read More…

meet abstract artist carole guthrie '87

Friday, December 4, 2015

An abstract painter born in Chicago, Carole Guthrie raised two sons in Illinois before moving to New England, returning to school through UWW to study art, and graduating from UMass Amherst in 1987 at the age of 47 on the same day as her son Michael. Here Carole talks about her experience as a UWW Read More…

meet uww alum & chef jeremy abbey

Friday, November 6, 2015

35 year old UWW alumnus Jeremy Abbey '15 of Michigan knows food. A quadruple certified chef and Silver Medalist at the Culinary World Cup in Luxemburg, Jeremy serves as director of a culinary school campus, runs his own restaurant and writes about food. He travels the world accrediting culinary Read More…

meet uww student sergeant omar infante

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Meet 35 year old Army Sergeant, father, husband and UWW student Omar Infante. As a soldier deployed to Afghanistan, online education through the University Without Walls has made it possible for him to achieve his dream of graduating from UMass Amherst. Here Omar talks about taking control of his Read More…

uww hosts 3rd annual social justice residency

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

The third annual University Without Walls (UWW) Social Justice Residency weekend was held at the UMass Center in Springfield September 18th-20th.  A group of over twenty UWW students, staff, and faculty convened at the UMass Center in Springfield over the weekend to study the theory and practice of Read More…

alumni association features uww alumna

Friday, September 18, 2015

The accomplishments of UWW alumna Lynn Koerbel ’04, ’06 MA have been featured by the UMass Alumni Asssociation in an article about her work in the field of mindfulness-based stress reduction. Koerbel is the associate director of the Oasis Institute for Mindfulness-based Professional Education and Read More…

liz brinkerhoff retires

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

After 24 years of service to UWW, our beloved faculty advisor Liz Brinkerhoff has retired. After earning her B.A. through UWW in 1981, Liz went on to earn her M.Ed. in Higher Education Administration from Suffolk University and her Ed.D. in Education Policy, Research and Administration from UMass Read More…

new uww faculty publication

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Crooked Letter i: Coming Out in the South, edited by UWW faculty member Connie Griffin, PhD has just been released. Published by New South, Inc. Crooked Letter i "offers a collection of first-person nonfiction narratives that reflect the distinct 'coming out' experiences of a complex cross-section Read More…