The 15th Annual Gerald F. Berlin Prize for Creative Writing Award Ceremony & Readings

Tuesday, April 16, 2019 - 13:36

Wednesday, May 1, 2019, noon – 1:30, Blais Pavilion, Lazare Research Building

“Creative writing gives health professionals in training a special opportunity to reflect on their experiences, to maintain their humanity, and to heighten their empathy for the suffering of their patients. These are qualities that bring doctors closer to their patients…” - Dr. Richard Berlin

Immigrant Art Exhibit

Thursday, February 28, 2019 - 11:54

March 1 – March 29, 2019

Reception: Friday, March 1, Art Display & Stories, New School Lobby 11:30 – 1:30

“Plants growing in the wild, dug up and replanted in pots to better flourish, leave a home in their natural habitat.  Every immigrant is an emigrant, something is lost as well as gained.” *

Announcing The 15th Annual Gerald F. Berlin Prize for Creative Writing Call for Submissions

Monday, February 11, 2019 - 13:49

The Gerald F. Berlin Prize is awarded for creative writing, prose or poetry, authored by UMass medical students, nursing students, graduate students, residents, and fellows based at UMass Medical School, Berkshire Medical Center, Worcester Medical Center/St. Vincent's or Baystate Medical Center.

Submission Deadline: March 1, 2019.

Lamar Soutter Library Spelling Bee

Tuesday, January 29, 2019 - 12:51

Some are born to spell, and others are born to rely entirely on auto-correct. Do you belong to the former group? Then you could be the next Spelling Bee Champ! Take on your peers and the devilishly difficult multi-syllabic List of Words and spell your heart out to win the title and take home the prize. Anyone who would like to participate is welcome to sign up here: https://t.co/BTJkXhFEGf 

Do you lament your spelling ability (or just fear public speaking?) Come enjoy the show, eat some snacks, and cheer for your friends!