AMHERST, Mass. – Three faculty members and two graduate students at the University of Massachusetts Amherst have been selected to receive the Distinguished Teaching Award, the campus’s highest honor for excellence in the classroom.
AMHERST, Mass. – Five University of Massachusetts Amherst alumni, including National Public Radio correspondent Audie Cornish and Boston Herald sports writer Steve Buckley, will speak at a panel discussion on Tuesday, April 24, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Blue Wall Eatery in the Campus Center.
Susan Shapiro, associate professor in the Department of Judaic and Near Eastern Studies, has been awarded the Master Visiting Professorship in Jewish Studies at the Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome, where she will teach “Post-Holocaust Philosophy and Theology” during the spring 2008 semester.
AMHERST, Mass. – Authors John and Angela Rickford will discuss how they have used linguistic tools to solve literacy problems in California and the West Indies on Friday, April 27 at 4:30 p.m. in 137 Isenberg School of Management at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.
AMHERST, Mass. – Natasha Trethewey, a 1995 graduate of the MFA Program for Poets and Writers at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, this week was named the winner of the 2007 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry.
A fender-bender between two celestial bodies that left a 200 mile-wide metallic chunk to cool in space was the likely source of a group of meteorites known as the IVA iron meteorites, suggests new research by campus scientists.
AMHERST, Mass. – Melinda A. Novak, professor of psychology at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, will deliver the final Distinguished Faculty Lecture of this year’s series on Monday, April 23 at 4 p.m. in the Massachusetts Room of the Mullins Center.