AMHERST, Mass. – The National Association of College and University Food Services has announced that the UMass Amherst Dining Services received second place for the 2006 Loyal E. Horton Dining Awards in the multiple concepts category.
AMHERST, Mass. – Jocelyn Scheintaub, a senior chemistry and English major at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, has been awarded a Fulbright Scholarship to travel to Mainz, Germany, to study at the Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research.
A two-day visit to campus last week by leaders of China’s Shaanxi Normal University may lead to broader academic ties between the two schools, including faculty and student exchanges, joint international conferences and the development of new training programs.
The STEM Education Institute and the School of Education held a national conference titled “Science, Technology, Engineering and Math—Alternative Certification for Teachers” (STEM-ACT) on May 5-7 in Arlington, Va.
School of Education faculty, students and project assistants associated with the Access through Critical Content and English Language Acquisition (ACCELA) Alliance presented their work May 5 at the fourth annual “Teachers as Researchers” conference sponsored by the University of New Hampshire Teacher Education Program.
Emil Henry, assistant secretary of the U.S. Department of the Treasury for Financial Institutions, will give a lecture to a risk management class on Monday, May 15 at 11:40 a.m. in 124 Isenberg School of Management.
Robert L. Bratzler, president and chief executive officer of the Coley Pharmaceutical Group (CPG) of Wellesley, will give this year’s Tang Lecture on Tuesday, May 9 at 4 p.m. in the Massachusetts Room of the Mullins Center.