In response to South Hadley High School student Phoebe Prince’s bullying-prompted suicide on Jan. 14, Amherst Regional High School (ARHS) students and faculty are standing up against bullying and cyber bullying.
Tuesday, Jan. 19, the University of Massachusetts Amherst’s chancellor, Robert Holub, and his wife, Sabine Holub, opened their home to both artists and art enthusiasts alike for the fourth monthly Hillside salon.
In collaboration with theater advocate Talvin Wilks, the Fine Arts Center proposes new plan for restoring the New WORLD Theater program.
A month and a half ago, this reporter witnessed an entrapment of strange proportions. A nameless resident at the University of Massachusetts Amherst screamed for help from inside an elevator within the Sylvan living area. Although I had to race to class, I firstly rounded up help- a residential assistant sitting on a bench in the McNamara lobby, right across from the incident. The RA, Alexis Harewood, apparently could not hear the victim over the conversation she was holding on her cell phone. I ran over to her upon hearing the yells to inform her of the occurrence. Harewood put…
An assistant professor at the University of Massachusetts has concluded after a five-year study that high concentrations of air pollution increase health risks on obese people more than on people who are not obese.
Noveck’s presentation was titled “Open Government- Transparency, Participation, and Collaboration,” and during her 40-minute lecture, Noveck expanded on the progress of the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), which is represented on the Open Government Website found at www.whitehouse.gov/open.
A new study from York College of Pennsylvania suggests that today’s college graduates lack professionalism in the workplace compared to their older peers.
Neal Abraham, executive director of the Five Colleges, Inc. breaks down plans to develop new programs
Abraham is working with others in the Five College Inc., to create inexpense programs to further student opportunities within the Five Colleges.
With October being breast cancer awareness month, students and faculty of the University of Massachusetts gathered Oct. 15 to admire 1,000 colored cranes for the purpose of raising campus awareness.
Guest lecturer Marvin O. Schlanger visited the UMass campus to discuss energy consumption and how to deal with the national dependence on energy.
The University of Massachusetts has received a 2009 Science and Service Award from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration for their efforts in educating students about substance abuse and binge drinking.