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Tuesday, September 13, 2016 - 9:00am
Tuesday, September 13, 2016

BOSTON – For the first time ever, all four of the UMass undergraduate campuses are rated in the top category in U.S. News & World Report’s Best Colleges rankings – making UMass one of the few university systems in the nation to have each campus so acclaimed.

“Our goal has been to build a system of excellence for the citizens of the Commonwealth, and these new rankings... Read more

Thursday, September 1, 2016 (All day)
Thursday, September 1, 2016

UMass Board of Trustees Chairman Victor Woolridge receives national honor

President Meehan says Woolridge has improved “countless lives through his civic and business activities”

SAN DIEGO – Victor Woolridge, a lifelong Springfield resident whose UMass education propelled him to success as a business and civic leader and to the chairmanship of the UMass... Read more

Wednesday, August 17, 2016 (All day)
Wednesday, August 17, 2016
Research and Development Grant from Massachusetts Technology Collaborative will Support Regional Growth in Data Science, Cybersecurity, FinTech and Digital Health Innovation
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Friday, July 15, 2016 (All day)
Friday, July 15, 2016

AMHERST, Mass. – The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has awarded the College of Nursing at the University of Massachusetts Amherst $870,000 to develop a program to train student nurses in screening, brief intervention and referral to treatment (SBIRT).

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Thursday, June 30, 2016 (All day)
Thursday, June 30, 2016

Marty Meehan to close congressional committee, make $1 million gift for UMass scholarships from educational foundation fund

Decision reflects “priorities and passions,” Meehan says

 

BOSTON – President Marty Meehan today announced plans to close his congressional campaign committee, transfer funds from the committee to an... Read more

Tuesday, June 21, 2016 - 3:00pm
Tuesday, June 21, 2016

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Friday, May 27, 2016 (All day)
Friday, May 27, 2016

UMass Amherst’s Healthy Development Initiative Hosts Open House in Springfield

AMHERST, Mass. – The Healthy Development Initiative, a new community-focused research, education and outreach program led by University of Massachusetts Amherst faculty, is hosting an open house on Thursday, June 9 from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the UMass Center at Springfield... Read more

Wednesday, May 11, 2016 (All day)
Wednesday, May 11, 2016

The UMass Amherst College of Education’s teacher education and school improvement  concentration presents a public talk by Dr. Bettina L. Love, an award-winning author and associate professor of educational theory & practice at the University of Georgia, Wednesday, May 11 at UMass Center at Springfield from 4 to 5:30 p.m.

Love will discuss how Hip Hop Civics Ed, when linked to the... Read more

Tuesday, May 10, 2016 (All day)
Tuesday, May 10, 2016

(NOTE:  Content is from a joint News Release from Springfield Public Schools and the UMass Center at Springfield)

May 10, 2016 - Dr. Bettina L. Love, an award-winning author and Associate Professor of Educational Theory & Practice at the University of Georgia, will bring her message about the complex and rich identities of today’s urban youth to students and adults in... Read more

Monday, May 9, 2016 (All day)
Monday, May 9, 2016

There is now another option for educational programming at the UMass Center in Springfield.  The first session for the Cybersecurity Certificate started on April 26, 2016.  The 8-week “Internet Law and Policy” course is part of the 15-credit program available through the University of Massachusetts Amherst’s College of Information and Computer Sciences (CICS).  Students must complete four... Read more

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