Easthampton artist to install artwork into Taber Art Gallery at Holyoke Community College
Angela Zammarelli of Easthampton will be installing her artwork, "Ghostmaker's Habitat, or, When You Build Your House, I Will Come By," at the Taber Art Gallery at Holyoke Community College .
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UMass student media offer hangover tips, soundtrack for Blarney Blowout
AMHERST - While town and University of Massachusetts officials are warning students about behavior during this weekend's "Blarney Blowout" , student publications The Collegian and Amherst Wire are offering tips of their own - of a different kind.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Amherst Town Meeting being asked to approve a $15 an hour minimum wage
While the debate to hike the minimum wage plays out across the country, Amherst town meeting is being asked to require town employers to pay at least $15 an hour.
Umass Amherst warned on rowdy behavior
The University of Massachusetts Amherst is taking steps to crack down on rowdy behavior at an annual pre-Saint Patrick's Day bash planned for this weekend.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
The silver frozen lining to the polar vortex
"This winter has been a godsend for the hemlock. Overnight temperatures dipped to minus 15 [Fahrenheit, or -26A C] here in Amherst [Massachusetts], and that's cold enough to guarantee almost complete adelgid die-off," Joseph Elkington, a professor at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, told the Worcester Telegram .
Pittsfield fire chief urges keeping civil service but notes system flaws
Fire Chief Robert Czerwinski has joined Police Chief Michael Wynn is expressing support for keeping the two city positions within the civil service system.
The Shrewsbury Lantern
Samia Seeks Re-Election to Shrewsbury School Committee
John R. Samia of 8 Fox Hill Road announced today that he is seeking re-election to the Shrewsbury School Committee.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
U.S. Rep. Joseph Kennedy visits Holyoke, UMass as part of statewide...
U.S. Rep Joseph Kennedy III landed in Western Massachusetts for visits in Holyoke and the University of Massachusetts in support of bringing greater access to the so-called STEM fields -- science, technology, engineering and math fields.
University of Massachusetts Amherst
Guide to Undergraduate Programs
This is the Guide to Undergraduate Programs of the University of Massachusetts Amherst.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
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Urban Wildlife holds skating fundraiser in Amherst
The Urban Wildlife Rehabilitation organization hosted a public skate fundraiser on Sunday afternoon at the Mullins Center on the University of Massachusetts campus.
Pensacola News Journal
Engagements: Barbara Wade & Katherine WAde
Katherine's father, Dr. Philip Wade, resides in Kingston, MA. Rob is the son of Nancy Smith Longsworth of Evergreen, Colorado, and Rob W. Longsworth of Aurora, Colorado.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Three finalists chosen to aid UMass and Amherst address mutual concerns
Members of the town-gown committee looking to solve mutual issues has selected three consultant finalists from a pool of five and the public will have a chance to listen to them March 4. The committee will select one of the three for the work.
Cause of fatal 2013 Amherst fire 'undetermined'
Investigators have not been able to determine the cause of a fire at an Amherst apartment complex last year that killed a University of Massachusetts student.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Amherst, seeking to become 'employer of choice', adopts new ...
AMHERST - Town officials have adopted a new compensation scale for non-union employees and a new hiring philosophy under a plan designed to help the town become a so-called "employer of choice" in Western Massachusetts.
'Oddball science' has proven worth, say UMass Amherst biologists
Scoffing at or cutting funds for basic research on unusual animal adaptations from Gila monster venom to snail sex, though politically appealing to some, is short-sighted and only makes it more likely that important economic and social benefits are lost Without decades of basic research on unusual animal adaptations, including the anatomy of gecko ... (more)
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Editorial: Western Massachusetts officials stand united to battle heroin epidemic
State Senator Stan Rosenberg speaks at the Opioid Education and Awareness Task Force of the Franklin, Hampshire and Quabbin Regions presentation at Greenfield Community College on Monday.
Indian classical music virtuoso Amjad Ali Khan to play UMass-Amherst
But his relative anonymity here may start to change when the renowned Indian classical musician shares the Fine Arts Center Concert Hall stage at the University of Massachusetts in Amherst with his sons Amaan Ali Khan and Ayaan Ali Khan on Saturday at 8 p.m. a Revered as a virtuoso, the 68-year-old Ali Khan is a legend on the sarod.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
'Team of rivals' approach works for sparrows defending territories
A new study of territorial songs used by chipping sparrows to defend their turf reveals rare behavior; males sometimes will form a 'dear enemy' alliance with a weaker neighbor to prevent a stronger rival from moving in Podos says, "Here we have a case of hidden diversity that was under our noses all along but that we didn't see.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Heroin task force conference at Greenfield Community College draws standing room only crowd
More than 350 people - a standing room only crowd - gathered at Greenfield Community College Monday afternoon to address the growing crisis of heroin addiction in Franklin County and beyond.