Professor Ramesh Sitaraman of the College of Information and Computer Sciences at UMass Amherst, will receive one of India’s highest awards for non-residents, the “Jewel of India,” in a ceremony in New Delhi on Monday, Jan. 25. The award recognizes his role in pioneering content delivery networks that are key to the modern Internet's functioning.
Newmass Yoga spring semester classes offered in the Newman Center begin the week of Jan. 25. All levels are welcome. Classes are open to all students, faculty and staff.
Monday/Wednesday, 3:30-5 p.m., Power Yoga (athletic flow, beginners welcome)
The Energy Metabolism Laboratory is looking for individuals with type 2 diabetes to participate in a study of the immediate and prolonged effects of physical activity on blood sugar concentrations.
Volunteers must be age 35-75, have type 2 diabetes and not take insulin.
Participants will be asked...
Anna Nagurney, the John F. Smith Memorial Professor of Operations Management at the Isenberg School and director of the Virtual Center for Supernetworks, has been elected a Visiting Fellow at All Souls College at Oxford University in England for the 2016 Trinity Term.
Visiting fellowships at All...
Kinesiology researchers are seeking non-smoking, 30- to 65-year-olds with multiple sclerosis (MS) and similarly aged men and women without MS for a new pilot study to determine whether foot tap speed can be developed as a reliable early marker of future mobility problems in people with the disease...
M.V. Lee Badgett, economics, will discuss her newly released book, “The Public Professor: How to Use Your Research to Change the World,” on Wednesday, Jan. 27, at 4 p.m. in the Amherst Room, 10th floor Campus Center.
Meals at the Marriott, lunches and dinners prepared and served by hospitality and tourism management students, are being offered this semester beginning Feb. 2 at the Marriott Center for Hospitality Management on the 11th floor of the Campus Center.
Three electrical power companies are ranked as the worst U.S. industrial polluters on the basis of their emissions of the gases responsible for global climate change, according to the new edition of the Greenhouse 100 Index released by the Political Economy Research Institute at UMass Amherst.