Normand Berlin, a professor emeritus of English and integral contributor to the Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies, died on Monday, after over 40 years of service to the University of Massachusetts community. He was 83. Berlin retired from teaching in 1995, following a 40-year career at UMass. During his time he traveled throughout the world on exchange and summer programs, teaching at Harvard University, the University of Hawaii and the Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Israel. He was also the director of the Oxford Summer seminar in 1988 and 1991. Prior to his stint at the UMass, Berlin…
Lawyer claims that new, tougher sexual assault standards adopted by the College led to an unfair disciplinary process for his client while also alleging that Amherst College ignored crucial evidence.
The renowned astrophysicist spoke to approximately 5,500 students telling them to continue to learn, make the world a better place and help others.
Student-Town Advisory Board created to strengthen town-gown relations.
Celebration will commemorate modern struggles, such as the Black Lives Matter movement.
His Holiness’ visit is part of a trip to the Amherst area sponsored by the Mind and Life Institute in Hadley. Lectures will be held at Amherst College, Smith College and UMass.
Despite the revision, students knock the administration’s decision to ban Iranian national students from certain science and engineering programs at an open forum Wednesday.
Last year, police clad in riot gear arrested 55 students and used pepper spray to break up a crowd of nearly 4,000 people gathered at off-campus apartments. This year, officials are working collaboratively to prevent a similar incident from occurring.
Jacob Schissel wishes to create a UMass congress to address both individual school and system-wide concerns.
The University revised its admission policy regarding Iranian students following consultation with U.S. State Department and outside counsel.
Attendees of the vigil were encouraged to stand up against hatred and educate themselves on religion.
Telescope repair workshops and potential relocation of Orchard Hill Observatory are future possibilities.
No guests will be allowed in residential halls after noon on Sunday, and the University has planned a variety of activities with the goal of deterring large, crowd-related disturbances.
The peregrine falcon that nested on the top of the Du Bois library since 2003 died on Wednesday.
Students, faculty and community members gathered outside of the Student Union as part of a national protest Monday afternoon.
The art exhibit has a collection of pieces that represent all forms of oppression and racism.
Week of events will seek to spark student interest in study abroad programs at UMass.
Students and staff aim to eliminate trash, vandalism and public urination in town.
Improvements at UMass campuses lead to being named 91st best university in the world according to the Times Higher Education World University rankings