Caryn Brause, architecture, has been honored by the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture and the American Institute of Architects (AIA) with a 2016 ACSA/AIA Practice and Leadership Award. The award recognizes “best practice” examples of highly effective teaching, scholarship and outreach.
The International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) Online Learning Network has announced that Torrey Trust, assistant professor, department of teacher education and curriculum studies, and the master’s students in her educational web design course, were selected as the winners of...
Deborah Carlin, 57, of Holyoke, professor of American literary and cultural studies and associate chair of the English department, died May 6.
She joined the faculty in 1987.
Known for her skills in the classroom as well as her scholarship, she received the Distinguished Teaching Award in 1996....
Michael Nicholson, of Gardner, a UMass Amherst senior majoring in political science and history, was honored May 9 at the State House during the state Department of Higher Education’s “29 Who Shine” ceremony saluting public campus graduates for their civic and academic achievements.
The U.K. Royal Society of Chemistry’s Organic Division announced today that it has selected Vincent Rotello, the Charles A. Goessmann Professor of Chemistry and a Distinguished Professor at UMass Amherst, to receive the 2016 Bioorganic Chemistry Award for his “pioneering research in using chemistry of nanomaterials to understand and modulate biological processes.”
At the 94th commencement for the Stockbridge School of Agriculture at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, speakers told graduates they will become stewards of the world through their chosen professions, leaders in the sustainability movement and the latest proud addition to a long-standing family of graduates who support each other. The students in six majors received associate of science degrees in Bowker Auditorium today.
Approximately 5,500 candidates received bachelor’s degrees during today’s Undergraduate Commencement at UMass Amherst as a crowd of approximately 20,000 cheered the graduates amid rain showers and heard Internet entrepreneur and Twitter executive Wayne Chang deliver the main address.
Michaeline P. Yezierski, 69, of Pelham, a retired campus security officer, died April 29.
Born March 17, 1947, in Northampton, she graduated from Hopkins Academy in Hadley and the Cooley Dickinson School of Radiology.
She joined UMass Amherst in 1977 and held several clerk positions, including in...