AMHERST, Mass. – Chancellor John V. Lombardi today praised the first-ever police mutual aid agreement between the University of Massachusetts Amherst and the Town of Amherst. The Amherst Select Board gave final approval to the agreement at its Nov. 28 meeting.
AMHERST, Mass. – The “Walk for Light” at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, sponsored by the Student Government Association, will be held Wednesday, Nov. 30 at 6 p.m. starting at the Student Union.
When Shannon Enos was interviewed recently on CNN praising a new charity that seeks to help children like hers who have lost a soldier-parent to the Iraq and Afghanistan conflicts, she also was unknowingly sending a warm thank you to the UMass Amherst community.
William J. Gerace, professor of Physics and director of the Scientific Reasoning Research Institute, has been awarded a Fulbright grant to South Africa, where he will work with educators to improve physical science instruction.
The DEFA Film Library in the Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures was awarded a 5,000-euro Program Prize on Nov. 24 at the Kino Babylon: Mitte in Berlin, Germany. The award recognizes the library for “Rebels with a Cause: The Cinema of East Germany,” a retrospective of 22 films presented in October at the Museum of Modern Art in New York.
Ru Chih Huang of Johns Hopkins University will speak on "Targeting Global Transcription in Hypoxia TYunors by Alteration of DNA Conformation of the Enhancers: NDGA Derivatives, Potential Anticancer Drugs for Humans" on Friday, Dec. 2 at 12:15 p.m. in S1-608 Goff at the Worcester campus.