Professor Nan Woodruff discussed the legacies left behind by the violence and racism of the civil rights movement in the south.
Students, faculty and staff at UMass are being asked to respond to a survey regarding UHS services in order to craft a more modern mission statement.
George Hamilton is being recognized by the Red Cross for performing CPR on his mother, a professor at UMass, using tactics he learned from NBC’s “The Office.”
In a study by two UMass memory experts, adults did not better remember license plates that added symbols such as circles and stars to the pre-existing characters.
The University spent the last year preparing to repatriate the remains of 64 Native Americans to three different tribes.
While weekend temperatures were cold, often dipping below freezing, they did not stop a number of arrests from being made in the Amherst area as reported in the crime log.
Bromery served as chancellor of UMass from 1971-79 and was the first African-American chancellor of UMass
Vincent “Vinnie” Ferraro is not your ordinary professor. He has been rocking to his own beat in the classroom for nearly 40 years, drawing students in with his unique style of teaching.
A permanent fix in the surrounding communities aims to be a permanent solution to combat prescription drug abuse and misuse.
During the winter season, the cost of homelessness becomes higher for individuals as well as the organizations that provide them aid.
The best way to address fire safety is to take preventative measures before a fire even happens, according to state fire officials.
The event focused on protesters’ desire to end fossil fuel subsidies and mitigate the production of greenhouse gases like carbon dioxide.
Amherst College will not be holding classes today and is hosting an event which will be centered on sexual misconduct.
A University of Massachusetts student is facing charges after police allege that he broke into and vandalized a health center at Amherst College. Two swastikas were found to be spray painted onto the walls of the building.
For those interested in environmental policies attending the Rio+20 may be a dream. For five Mount Holyoke students, this dream has become a reality.
In order to study how technology, such as online archives and digitally reconstructed houses, can improve a liberal arts education the Five Colleges have received a $1.5 million grant.
The rare fall nor’easter that pummeled the region Saturday left hundreds of thousands of people without power and toppled trees and branches across the Pioneer Valley and around much of the Northeast, shaking up normality for some.
UMass will be open and hold classes as normally scheduled today, but school officials are urging those traveling to campus take caution when heading out, a University spokesman said yesterday.
A variety of events take place this weekend around UMass and the Pioneer Valley.
Carolyn Arthur “Biddy” Martin, the former chancellor of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, has assumed the reigns of the presidency of Amherst College. Martin, who’s the very first woman to lead the prestigious liberal arts college, was tapped to become the next president of the school in June by the college’s Board of Trustees. She arrived on campus a few weeks ago to begin her formal duties as president, Jide Zeitlin, the chairman of the Board of Trustees, said in a phone interview. Zeitlin described Martin as possessing an innate understanding and compassion for undergraduate liberal arts education. He also said…