AMHERST, Mass. – The University of Massachusetts Amherst will present its Distinguished Achievement Award to Henry M. Thomas III, a community leader and president and CEO of the Urban League of Springfield, on Wednesday, Jan. 24.
A team of five College of Engineering students is among the finalists in the first annual GE-mtvU Ecomagination Challenge, a contest asking college students from around the country “to develop new, creative ways to green their campus.”
Six Computer Science faculty members will be in Ghana from Jan. 15-19 to teach technology workshops with the aim of helping the African nation further participate in global research and development initiatives.
Ximena Zúñiga, associate professor of Student Development and Pupil Personnel Services in the School of Education, will help launch an intercultural dialogue effort involving Chilean high school students of Jewish and Arab heritage.