The mood was upbeat Sept. 1 as civic, business and academic leaders marked the beginning of a new academic year at the annual Community Breakfast co-hosted by the campus and the Amherst Area Chamber of Commerce.
An analysis by geoscientist Michele Cooke of the computer models that characterize the tectonics of the Los Angeles Basin suggests that five faults in the basin pose more of a seismic hazard than previously estimated.
AMHERST, Mass. – The University of Massachusetts Amherst has announced its 2005-06 Distinguished Faculty Lecture Series. All lectures are at 4 p.m. in the Massachusetts Room of the Mullins Center, and are free and open to the public.
Robert J. Mailloux, research professor in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, has received the 2005 Distinguished Achievement Award from the Institute of Electrical & Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Antennas and Propagation Society (APS).