The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today announced that environmental health scientist Richard Peltier of the School of Public Health and Health Sciences will receive a Science to Achieve Results grant to measure indoor air quality in tents used by Native subsistence hunters in subarctic North America.
Three new UMass Police Department officers were sworn in July 17 by Chief John Horvath during ceremonies attended by Chancellor Kumble Subbaswamy and Vice Chancellor for Administration and Finance Jim Sheehan.
Officers Kurt Wilkins, Luke Rennie and Alexandra Wysocki took the oath as about 40...
New studies being launched by neurobiologist Luke Remage-Healey at UMass Amherst will investigate how estrogens produced in the brains of young birds enhance their ability to learn songs during a critical window during development.
Following a two-year battle with cancer, UMass Amherst men's soccer coach Sam Koch passed away on Sunday evening, July 20, at his home in Hadley. Funeral services will be held at noon on Sunday, Aug. 3 in the Memorial Chapel at Northfield Mount Hermon in Gill.
Jack Stanley Wolf, 88, retired professor of marketing and associate dean of the School of Business Administration, died July 15 of kidney failure at his home in Tucson.
Born in Mankato, Minn., he served in the Air Force as an officer, flying bombing missions over Japan during World War II.
The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows:
Mel Tarsi, Ph.D., Political Science. Tuesday, July 29, 1 p.m., 620 Thompson. Dissertation: “A Veteran Welfare State: Veterans’ Benefits, Coalition...
UMass Catering chef Matthia Accurso captured a gold medal and took first place in the 2014 Culinary Challenge staged at the annual conference of the National Association of College and University Food Services (NACUFS), held July 8-12 in Baltimore.
Representing the Northeast region of NACUFS,...
The University of Massachusetts Board of Trustees has appointed Islamic art scholar Walter Denny of the Amherst campus’ art, architecture and art history department to the rank of Distinguished Professor.
BOSTON – The University of Massachusetts will enhance its presence in downtown Boston by offering a range of academic programs at One Beacon Street as of January 2016, when an academic center is created and the UMass Club and some UMass administrative offices move to the downtown office building.