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The University of Massachusetts Amherst has named nationally recognized sociologist and administrator Katherine Newman of the Johns Hopkins University to be its next provost and senior vice chancellor for academic affairs.
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NORTHAMPTON - A University of Massachusetts student who says she was raped by a fellow student and Chinese national in his dorm room last year admitted under cross-examination Thursday that her testimony in court was not consistent with what she told police shortly after the Feb. 19, 2013 incident.
From 2009 to 2011, riots and massive protests erupted in the so-called PIIGS countries of Europe-Portugal, Ireland, Italy, Greece, and Spain-and these reactions were caused by austerity policies imposed by European Union politicians.
University of Massachusetts Amherst researchers report in Advanced Materials how they have expanded their design theory to allow Geckskin to adhere powerfully to a wider variety of surfaces found in most homes such as drywall, wood, and metal, not just glass - an elusive goal of many research teams across the world.
The contrast between the morality and the mental cultivation of the 19th century education at Oxford and Cambridge universities, and the modern and scientific education on the continent, especially in Germany, will be the topic of Jim Hewitt at the First Wednesday Luncheon of the Westfield Historical Society on May 7. It will begin at noon, at the ... (more)
Former University of Massachusetts student Weiland Wang, with his interpreter, listens to testimony during his rape trial in Hampshire Superior Court in Northampton.
More than 350 graduating seniors at the University of Massachusetts Amherst will get an extra special sendoff when the award-winning UMass Dining Services fetes them again at a White House-style "state dinner" replete with four-course dinner, presidential red carpet and an honor guard of ROTC cadets.
A number of area colleges and universities are known for their rigorous degree programs in studio art.
Harley Erdman, who did the libretto for the opera "In the Garden of Martyrs," recently performed at the Academy of Music, in Northampton, has been commissioned by the academy to write "Nobody's Girl."
Just in time for Earth Day, the University of Massachusetts Amherst has been recognized as one of the most environmentally responsible colleges in the U.S. and Canada, according to the just-released The Princeton Review's Guide to 332 Green Colleges , created in partnership with the U.S. Green Building Council.
So far this spring, Cape Codders have mailed nearly three dozen deer ticks to a University of Massachusetts Amherst laboratory that will test them free of charge for Lyme and two other diseases.
Local students who will be packing in a few months to make the move of a lifetime, to the University of Wisconsin, gathered Thursday evening to be a key part of the annual spring Founders Day program.
Every reality star wants their 15 minutes of fame, and for most, their newfound celebrity is over as soon as the reunion wraps.