Events

Presenters:

Antonia Calafat, Ph.D., Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA

 

Event Date(s):
February 5, 2015 4:00 pm- 5:00 pm
| 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Location:
Campus Center, Room 162-75
Description:

In modern societies, humans may be exposed to a wide spectrum of environmental chemicals. Although for many chemicals the health significance of this exposure is unknown, studies to investigate the prevalence of exposure are warranted because of some chemicals’ potential harmful health effects, as often indicated in animal studies.

Presenters:
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  • - John Kennedy, Vice Chancellor for University Relations
  • - Katherine S. Newman, Provost and Senior Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs
  • - Amy Schalet, Director, Public Engagement Project; Associate Professor, Dept. of Sociology
  • - Linda R. Tropp, Professor, Dept. of Psychology; Director, Psychology of Peace and Violence Program

Opening remarks will be delivered by:

  • - John Hird, Interim Dean, College of Social & Behavioral Sciences
  • - Steven Goodwin, Dean, College of Natural Sciences
Event Date(s):
February 10, 2015 11:30 am- 1:00 pm
| 11:30am to 1:00pm
Location:
Campus Center, Room 804-08, University of Massachusetts Amherst
Description:

Scholars are increasingly interested in influencing policy and public debates. But how can they be most effective at engaging diverse audiences?