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UMass Amherst / Thesis 2016 By University of Massachusetts Amherst
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The University of Massachusetts Amherst Department of Architecture provides an accessible, intellectually rigorous design education that firmly grounds students in the art and science of the built... More > environment. The interdisciplinary, collaborative program embraces spirited, socially progressive, and environmentally responsible design. As New England’s first public architecture program, the faculty and students engage the region through integrated teaching, research and outreach.The three semester-long Master of Architecture Thesis Program culminates in a comprehensive published research and design project. Full thesis documents corresponding to the work in this publication can be found at http://scholarworks.umass.edu/arch_theses/< Less
Amherst Gateway Project By Department of Architecture University of Massachusetts Amherst
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This book presents concepts for a Town of Amherst – UMass Amherst Gateway Project developed by graduate students in Architecture and Landscape Architecture working in an interdisciplinary... More > studio. The gateway parcel is a critical transition zone between downtown Amherst and the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Our proposition is that, if properly developed, this parcel can play an important role in strengthening the ties between these two large entities, increasing economic development in the Northern section of downtown Amherst and providing opportunities for UMass students.< Less
The Emancipation of Massachusetts By Brooks Adams
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Peter Chardon Brooks Adams (June 24, 1848 - February 13, 1927)... More > was an American historian and a critic of capitalism.He graduated from Harvard University in 1870 and studied at Harvard Law School in 1870 and 1871. Adams believed that commercial civilizations rise and fall in predictable cycles. First, masses of people draw together in large population centers and engage in commercial activities. As their desire for wealth grows, they discard spiritual and creative values. Their greed leads to distrust and dishonesty, and eventually the society crumbles. In The Law of Civilization and Decay (1895), Adams noted that as new population centers emerged in the west, centers of world trade shifted from Constantinople to Venice to Amsterdam to London. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brooks_Adams< Less
MASTER OF ARCHITECTURE THESIS 2013: Architecture + Design at the University of Massachusetts Amherst By Kathleen Lugosch
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The University of Massachusetts Architecture + Design Program provides an accessible, intellectually rigorous design education that firmly grounds students in the art and science of the built... More > environment. The interdisciplinary, collaborative program’s spirited, socially progressive and environmentally responsive design is reflected in the 2013 Master of Architecture Theses found in this publication. The University of Massachusetts Amherst, the flagship campus of the Massachusetts state system, New England’s first and only public architecture program, offers the only NAAB accredited Master of Architecture degree at a public institution in New England.< Less
Fifteen Letters on Education in Singapore: Reflections from a Visit to Singapore in 2015 by a Delegation of Educators from Massachusetts By Fernando M. Reimers, E. B. O’Donnell
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When a group of educators from Massachusetts traveled to Singapore to visit schools and talk to teachers, teacher educators, and school and system-level leaders in the fall of 2015, they were... More > determined to learn how Singapore had built a high-performing education system. Singapore has transitioned from an education system focused simply on universal literacy and primary education to one that aims for universal high school graduation and post-secondary success. It has gone from a developing nation in 1965 to a first-world economy today—and it has done so largely by focusing on education. In this series of letters, members of the delegation identify the educational practices and policies that have enabled Singapore to become a prosperous knowledge economy. Many of their practices and successes could be transferred to the United States and elsewhere.< Less
Fifteen Letters On Education In Singapore: Reflections from a Visit to Singapore In 2015 By a Delegation of Educators from Massachusetts By Fernando M. Reimers, E. B. O’Donnell
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When a group of educators from Massachusetts traveled to Singapore to visit schools and talk to teachers, teacher educators, and school and system-level leaders in the fall of 2015, they were... More > determined to learn how Singapore had built a high-performing education system. Singapore has transitioned from an education system focused simply on universal literacy and primary education to one that aims for universal high school graduation and post-secondary success. It has gone from a developing nation in 1965 to a first-world economy today—and it has done so largely by focusing on education. In this series of letters, members of the delegation identify the educational practices and policies that have enabled Singapore to become a prosperous knowledge economy. Many of their practices and successes could be transferred to the United States and elsewhere.< Less
Through the Lens Collective Perspectives By Bay Path University Students
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Bay Path University’s Saturday Program welcomes adult women to return to college, develop their intellectual talents and earn their degree. In early January of 2015, students came together at... More > Bay Path University’s Eastern Massachusetts Campus to engage a research and writing class. Although each student pursued a topic of specific interest to them, they worked in a cooperative fashion to help each other reach their full potential. They shared conversations that enabled them to develop and focus their topics. They assisted each other in their research endeavors. They read and edited each other’s writing. The result is this journal.< Less
Creating Wellness in America (4th ed.) By Bay Path University Students
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In this collection of articles, senior student writers seek solutions to important issues that trouble America today. Their research treats a diversity of topics that touch the lives of all... More > Americans, including domestic violence, special education, negative body images in the media, obesity, factory farming, the science of happiness, racism in our justice system, treating ADHD, the new phenomenon of “sexting” among teens, and the impact of negative stereotypes upon our political system. But this textbook is more than a classroom exercise in college writing. It presents excellent models of critical thinking framed by classical Greek rhetoric that is presented in both MLA and APA writing styles for other college students to draw upon in their own work. The book is part of an innovative and ongoing initiative that publishes the best work of senior writers to use as teaching tools in freshmen writing classes at Bay Path University in Longmeadow, Massachusetts.< Less
The Ancient History of Universalism: From the Time of the Apostles, to the Era of the Reformation By Hosea Ballou 2nd
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"Hosea Ballou 2nd (1796-1861) was the grandnephew and namesake of the principal founder of the American Universalist Church. A quiet, scholarly man, Ballou worked on the ANCIENT HISTORY OF... More > UNIVERSALISM during a period of more than five years, weekly visiting the Harvard College library to do his research. In his History of Opinions on the Scriptural Doctrine of Retribution, Edward Beecher said of Ballou's book, 'The work is one of decided ability, and is written with great candor and a careful examination of authorities." First published in 1829 it, along with its companion volume, MODERN HISTORY OF UNIVERSALISM, by Thomas Whittemore, became the basis for many later studies of the history of the belief that God will eventually save all mankind. Dr. Ballou served as a pastor in several Universalist churches in Massachusetts and was an editor and contributor to various periodicals and journals of that denomination. He was the first president of Tufts College (now University) in Massachusetts."< Less
M.Arch 2015 By Kathleen Lugosch
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This is a collection of Master of Architecture Thesis projects at the University of Massachusetts Amherst Department of Architecture.