The university’s decision to enter into an agreement that would transfer Mount Ida College’s physical assets to UMass Amherst while providing a path for Mount Ida’s students to pursue their educational goals at UMass has prompted questions from many of our stakeholders.
We announced the agreement immediately following its unanimous approval by the UMass Board of Trustees on April 6. We... Read more
Have you ever wondered what a baby is thinking? As their five senses develop, what are these little humans focusing on? For many years researchers have studied this youthful population and now a new study is giving more insight into babies.
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The UMass Amherst College of Nursing recently hosted an Open House for its newest Accelerated BS in Nursing students. During their visit to the UMass Center at Springfield, the incoming students were able to meet with Nursing faculty and staff, and tour the high-tech simulation laboratories.
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Public education took center stage during a lecture by John B. King, who served as U.S. Secretary of Education under President Barack Obama. King spoke to a crowded room at UMass Amherst on April 4th, while attendees in Springfield watched via live simulcast.
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AMHERST, Mass. – John B. King, who served as U.S. Secretary of Education under President Obama, will discuss “Is There a Future for Public Education?” on Wednesday, April 4 at 5 p.m. in the Amherst Room, Campus Center 10th floor, at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. The event is hosted by the College of Education at UMass Amherst. If you aren't able to make it to... Read more
The Pioneer Valley’s unpredictable weather didn’t keep dozens of professionals from participating in the 2018 Winter Institute for Intercultural Communications from March 13-16. Organizers applauded the intimate groups that learned about a variety of topics related to diversity in communications.... Read more
AMHERST, Mass. – The University Without Walls (UWW) at the University of Massachusetts Amherst has hired Jesse Lederman as its pre-admissions advisor and recruitment coordinator serving Hampden County. Lederman will work out of the UMass Center at Springfield to provide support and advising to adults looking to complete their bachelor’s degrees through UMass Amherst.
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Due to inclement weather, the UMass Center at Springfield is closing today (3/7/18) at 12noon and will remain closed through the evening. Please check our website and social media networks for updates. You can also click here to register for the Emergency Alert system.
UMass President outlines five-point plan to ensure university fulfills affordability mission
BOSTON – Vowing to preserve the university’s affordability mission while continuing to pursue excellence, University of Massachusetts President Marty Meehan outlined five areas of focus to ensure a world-class UMass education remains affordable for students from all backgrounds in his... Read more