Because of a personal situation where apathy towards the situation in Haiti was shown in front of Collegian columnist Christa Romano, the case for our reasons to donate and care are more important than ever – not to mention put into perspective.
The University of Massachusetts hosted various events in recognition of International Education Week, which ran from Sunday, Nov. 15 through Friday, Nov. 20. Events included presentations featuring Cambodian dancing, live speakers from Afghanistan, films from Africa and East Asia, as well as multiple workshops and fairs to aid students in their quest to study or work internationally.
Students, staff and faculty at the University of Massachusetts will hold a teach-in this Thursday, Nov. 19, to discuss the context of the current budget crisis of public higher education in Massachusetts.
The University of Massachusetts has an extensive history of providing clean energy research and education and is quickly becoming a nationwide leader in green research, advocacy and campus sustainability.
An exhibition of abstract paintings titled “Inside the Outside,” has debuted at the Augusta Savage Gallery located in the New Africa House on the UMass campus featuring the artwork of three New Mexican artists.
Norman Kunc wants you to know that he is just like everyone else, only he happens to have cerebral palsy. The humor-laden speech that Kunc delivered Wednesday night at Mount Holyoke College titled, “A Life Beyond Compare: Disability, Normalcy and Transformation,” focused on the need for respect and understanding for disabled people who, he says, are simply an element of human diversity.
Kunc’s speech on recognizing people with disabilities as part of our diverse culture will be held Wednesday, Nov. 4 at 7:30 p.m. in Gamble Auditorium at Mount Holyoke College.
On Saturday, Oct. 24, members of the Amherst community rallied on the Amherst common, as part of an international attempt to send a message to members of the United Nations, calling for serious efforts to reduce global warming.