In time for Earth Day, scientists at the Climate System Research Center (CSRC) at UMass Amherst this week released a set of state-specific reports describing likely effects of carbon emissions targets, agreed upon in December at “COP21” in Paris, on the future climate of 22 states including all those in the Northeast.
Conservative commentators Milo Yiannopoulos, Christina Hoff Sommers and Steven Crowder will be the featured speakers at “The Triggering: Has Political Correctness Gone Too Far?” on Monday, April 25 from 7:30-10 p.m. in Bowker Auditorium at UMass Amherst.
Robert Paul Mortlock, 84 of Brentwood, Tenn., retired head of the department of microbiology, died April 9.
Born May 12, 1931, in Bronxville, N.Y., he received his bachelor's degree from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and his doctorate in bacteriology from the University of Illinois, Urbana...
Linda Tropp, psychological and brain sciences, spoke as part of a congressional briefing on the psychology of prejudice and discrimination in the context of immigration, held March 17 in Washington, D.C.
She was part of a panel of invited expert psychologists who discussed the psychological...
Cato Laurencin, the Albert and Wilda Van Dusen distinguished endowed professor of orthopedic surgery, chemical and biomedical materials science and engineering and biomedical engineering at the University of Connecticut, will speak on “Innovation and Leadership in Science, Engineering and Medicine” on April 29 at 2 p.m. in S340 Life Sciences Laboratory.
John C. Carey, director of the Ronald H. Fredrickson Center for School Counseling Outcome Research and Evaluation (CSCORE) in the College of Education at UMass Amherst, has been awarded a grant through the Fulbright Specialist Program to work with faculty at Christ University, Bangalore, India next fall.
Hannah Baalbaki and Jessica Bowe have been named as undergraduate program coordinators at the Boltwood Project, a campus-based service-learning program that engages students with community organizations that work with people who have various types of disabilities.
Boltwood students provide more...
More than a dozen students and faculty from UMass Amherst’s department of communication disorders plan to walk 1.4 miles in the Parkinson’s Unity Walk on April 23 in New York City’s Central Park to raise funds to support research by many of the nation’s top Parkinson’s disease nonprofits and foundations.
The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows:
Anastasios Vogiannou, Ph.D., Mathematics. Tuesday, April 26, 2 p.m., Room 1634 Lederle Graduate Research Tower. Dissertation: “Spherical Tropicalization....
A team of four UMass Amherst researchers are the Armstrong Fund for Science winners for 2016, which is granting $40,000 over two years to encourage transformative research on campus that introduces new ways of thinking about pressing scientific or technical challenges. They were recognized at the UMass Amherst Honors Dinner on April 13.