Steven Tagle, who earned a master of fine arts degree in fiction this month from UMass Amherst, has received a grant from the U.S. State Department J. William Fulbright U.S. Student Program to study in Greece as part of a project to interpret Greek myths in light of the country’s financial and refugee crises.
Cynthia Barstow, a lecturer at the Isenberg School of Management at UMass Amherst, leads a group of marketing and biology students who share information about safer alternatives to everyday products that contain chemical toxins known to contribute to cancers and other diseases.
Caryn Brause, architecture, has been honored by the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture and the American Institute of Architects (AIA) with a 2016 ACSA/AIA Practice and Leadership Award. The award recognizes “best practice” examples of highly effective teaching, scholarship and outreach.
The International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) Online Learning Network has announced that Torrey Trust, assistant professor, department of teacher education and curriculum studies, and the master’s students in her educational web design course, were selected as the winners of...
Deborah Carlin, 57, of Holyoke, professor of American literary and cultural studies and associate chair of the English department, died May 6.
She joined the faculty in 1987.
Known for her skills in the classroom as well as her scholarship, she received the Distinguished Teaching Award in 1996....
Michael Nicholson, of Gardner, a UMass Amherst senior majoring in political science and history, was honored May 9 at the State House during the state Department of Higher Education’s “29 Who Shine” ceremony saluting public campus graduates for their civic and academic achievements.