Theresa Austin, associate professor in the Teacher Education and Curriculum Studies Department, has been selected to chair the 2006 American Council on the Teaching of
Foreign Languages'' (ACTFL) Florence Steiner Award Committee.
AMHERST, Mass. – Students returning for the spring 2006 semester at the University of Massachusetts Amherst will find that rules governing alcohol policies in residence halls have been strengthened, including restrictions on large gatherings and prohibitions on drinking games and alcohol-related paraphernalia.
AMHERST, Mass. – The ability to bite off more than one can chew is related to the anatomy of the skull, contend University of Massachusetts Amherst scientists, who are putting their heads together to explore the relationship between the biomechanics of biting and the evolution of skull shape diversity in bats.
Adolfo Roitman, scholar and curator of the Dead Sea Scroll Collection at the Israel Museum in Jerusalem will speak on “The Significance of the Dead Sea Scrolls for Judaism and Christianity” on Thursday, Feb. 2 at 4 p.m. in Memorial Hall.
Design innovations, zoning issues, new materials and technologies that shape housing costs will be the focus of “Housing Within Reach: Innovations in Affordable Housing Design,” an upcoming conference organized by the Architecture and Design Program in the Art Department.
Nominations are being accepted for the campus’s 2005-06 Distinguished Academic Outreach Awards, which recognize and encourage superlative individual achievement in outreach as an incentive to further community engagement on the part of the academic enterprise.