The Berkshire Mycological Society, established in 1923, is dedicated to foraging for mushrooms in Western Massachusetts and adjoining areas of Connecticut and New York. Professor Roeder of Bard College at Simon’s Rock and his students discuss what draws them to the Berkshire Mycological Society.
Dan Johnson, the general manager of the recently opened Freedom Cafe in Amherst, discusses how the business started off as well as what they hope to achieve.
There can be little doubt that the Pioneer Valley is one of the most unique places in Massachusetts, New England, or frankly anywhere in America. What makes it so special? In a lot of ways it just seems that the Valley is full of people who love what they do.
At a time when the fall semester is really coming to an end, college students are seen fretting not just over finals but also over something more stressful: internships.
Professor, historian and biographer Ellen Fitzpatrick sat down to discuss the condolence letters sent to Jacqueline Kennedy after President Kennedy’s assassination.
“It has been our dream to build a museum for children and families, scholars and librarians, scholars and everyone interested in the art of the […]
Several students at UMass Amherst talked with me about the recent cancellations of Electronic Dance Music shows due to concerns regarding recent deaths resulting from […]
As part of his MFA Thesis in Digital Media at UMASS Amherst, Tom Prutisto wants to open up a dialogue with men about what it means to be a man today. “It seems that most men, in my conversations, learn about how to be a man by watching male family members, friends and others.
This summer, John Nordell, Adjunct Faculty at Fitchburg State University, taught a graduate course on Digital Storytelling. Students learned how to create and combine still […]
The University Museum of Contemporary Art lies in the heart of the University of Massachusetts Amherst campus. The gallery is located in the bottom portion […]