Sarah F. Poissant, assistant professor of Communication Disorders, has been awarded a two-year, $156,792 grant from the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD) to study the effects of noisy environments on the ability of cochlear implant users to understand speech.
Thom Hannum, associate director of the Minuteman Marching Band and percussion instructor, was honored Oct. 15 for his 25 years of commitment to the band and his involvement in improving its nationally recognized percussion program.
The world premiere performance of “home land security,” a new play examining the consequences of the “war on terror” in the lives of ordinary people, will be staged Friday, Nov. 4 at 8 p.m. in Bowker Auditorium.
Bob Eisenstein, director of the Five College Early Music Program, will speak on “The Origins of Renaissance Music” at a Renaissance Wednesday program on Nov. 2, 4-5 p.m. in the Renaissance Center Reading Room.
Michael Mancuso, president and CEO of Vidsys, will discuss how to recognize business opportunities and generate ideas at the Entreclub''s Elevator Pitch Competition on Wednesday, Nov. 2, 5–7 p.m. in 210 Isenberg School of Management.
Due to the end of Daylight Saving Time, effective Monday, Oct. 31, any vehicle with a valid UMass parking permit may park in any unrestricted, non-reserved space starting at 4 p.m. on weekdays instead of 5 p.m.