1974 Nov. 21
Mather, Jean Paul
Denver (Colo.) - Oral history with Jean Paul Mather, former Provost (1953-1954) and then President (1954-1960) of UMass Amherst, a part of the presidentially-approved oral history project of 1974.
2013 May 30
Amherst (Mass.) - Interview with Nancy Folbre, UMass Amherst Economist (and 1979 recipient of PhD in Economics from UMass); campus upon arrival in 1975, "unconventional, unorthodox" economics department at UMass; coming back to UMass to teach in gender and economics; feminist economics; university finances and Economics Department; writing a blog (the economics blog at the New York Times... more
2012 Dec. 6
Amherst (Mass.) - Interview with first African American graduate of Nursing (Class of 1972); native of Antigua, racism in Boston schools. ODWIN program (Open Doors Wider in Nursing); applying to UMass; leaving nursing for the ministry.
2013 Mar. 20
Amherst (Mass.) - Interview with nursing faculty member, discussing choice of nursing as profession; education from high school (in Baltimore) through diploma at Mass. General; Columbia Teachers' College. Marriage to Harvey Friedman. Arrival at UMass. Unionization efforts in nursing profession, collective bargaining. Sabbatical in England; nursing in England. International programs.
2013 June 7
Amherst (Mass.) - Interview with alumnus of UMass Amherst School of Nursing (BSN, 1969) and Boston University (MS, 1983); held positions at Beth Israel Hospital, Boston (1969-1994) Chief Nursing Officer at The Alfred Hospital in Melbourne, Australia, (1994-2005) Senior Director of Clinical and Professional Development at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston (2006- ).
2013 July 10
Tierney, Rachel E.
Amherst (Mass.) - Interview with alumna of UMass Amherst School of Nursing (1962, 1974G, 1990 PhD) and faculty member. Family background (parents were graduates of Mass. State); undergraduate life in early 1960s, psychiatric clinical experiences at Northampton State Hospital, diploma students versus BSN students during clinicals; psychiatric nursing in Springfield; work at American Inter... more
2013 Aug. 13
Amherst (Mass.) - Interview with Thomas O'Brien, Dean of the Isenberg School of Management, UMass Amherst, and specialist in urban economics, public finance, and public policy and business.
2011 Nov. 4
Massachusetts - Pitkin was an undergraduate and graduate student in the Dept. of Music starting in the early 1960s and remained involved in the department for many years after graduation. Recounts changes in department during his many decades of involvement and his experience as a student.
2013 Dec. 12
Amherst (Mass.) - Interview with Dori McCracken, Assistant Registrar for Academic Requirements at UMass Amherst in the Undergraduate Registrar's Office, an alumna, and resident at UMass since 1973. Discussing changes in campus, impact of automation and computers, curriculum and work as registrar.