University of California at San Diego Chancellor Marye Anne Fox spoke Wednesday in the Integrated Sciences Building on the future of public higher education. Beginning her lecture just after noon., she discussed how the current financial crisis facing America has affected the state of public higher education, particularly research universities.
The Amherst Police Department has won an Award of Excellence in the silver category for municipal departments participating in the annual Massachusetts Law Enforcement Challenge. The award recognizes departments for their efforts to reduce motor vehicle related fatalities, injuries and economic loss in communities by combining traffic enforcement with public education and information.
The Teach for America information session will feature guest speaker Leigh Bonner, a 2006 corps member, who will answer prospective students' questions about the program.
Showtime Networks hosts a page on Facebook entitled “Students for Showtime: Hook Us Up.” The page hosts a petition students can sign to send a message to their university about getting the network on the cable access.
UMass volunteer program “Dinner on Us” serves as host to student parents and Amherst residents offering free dinners, as well as educational workshops structured for both the children and their parents.
Where were you last night? If you weren’t at the Mullins Center, you missed a show your friends will be talking about for years and years to come after Jay-Z had fans on their feet in the packed stadium.
The annual University of Massachusetts Majors Fair will take place Wednesday, Oct. 28, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the Campus Center Auditorium.
Chancellor Holub has proposed increasing out-of-state recruitment of prospective students to campus in the hopes their higher tuition rates will help alleviate decreased revenue.
UMass alumni give advice to law school hopefuls about finding success as lawyers and address the issue that there is no public law school within Mass.
The Amherst Police Department announced that it would continue its Student Awareness of Fire Education (SAFE) program, now in its third year. The SAFE program teaches fire safety lessons and fire prevention to fourth graders.
The University Apartments, built in 1949 for family housing, will be demolished next month. In 1994, the 37,000-square-foot building was deemed unsuitable for living, though it was still used for office space by the Minutemen Marching Band until this school year.
UMass researchers use ‘accelerometer’ sensor to measure physical activity to determine why people lose weight at different rates despite doing the same amount of exercise.