Friday, April 10, 2020
UMass Amherst Costume Shop Creates Hundreds of Cloth Masks for Local Veterinarians, Nursing Homes, Food Banks and Others
Thursday, April 9, 2020
As health care workers battle the COVID-19 pandemic on the front lines, they currently face a nationwide shortage of personal protective equipment (PPE), including face coverings of all types. When Kristin Jensen and Felicia Malachite of the Department of Theater’s costume shop at UMass Amherst learned that masks were being shifted from facilities such as veterinary clinics to human hospitals to help address the scarcity, they decided to make cloth masks for animal doctors and other non-emergency health care workers so they can extend the life of their existing PPE supplies.
Tuesday, April 7, 2020
Thursday, April 2, 2020
Tuesday, February 25, 2020
In 2014, Professors Gina Kaufmann and Harley Erdman reimagined The Trickster of Seville, a classic Spanish play that launched the legend of Don Juan (and served as the basis for Mozart’s opera Don Giovanni), as a musical. More than five years later, Donny Johns has been retitled Legacy Boy.
Wednesday, January 22, 2020