Associate professor Michael Ash and professor James Boyce of the Economics Department have been awarded a a $75,000 grant from the V. Kann Rasmussen Foundation to analyze corporate releases of toxic chemicals and the resulting exposures of communities to pollution hazards.
Guy Lanza, director of the Environmental Sciences Program and professor of Microbiology, has been awarded a Fulbright grant to assist the Hanoi School of Public Health in Vietnam to develop new programs in education and research.
AMHERST, Mass. – Acclaimed poet John Ashbery’s contributions to contemporary literature over the past half-century will be the focus of the 6th annual Juniper Literary Festival, to be held April 28-29 in Memorial Hall at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.
AMHERST, Mass. – The Environmental Institute at the University of Massachusetts Amherst will host a public forum to discuss climate change on Wednesday, April 12 from 2:30-5 p.m. in the Student Union Ballroom.
AMHERST, Mass. – The 27th annual Powwow hosted by Native American students and community members at the University of Massachusetts Amherst will be held Saturday and Sunday, April 8-9, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Curry Hicks Cage.
AMHERST, Mass. – The Taste of UMass 2006, one of the largest campus food service gatherings in the nation, expects to draw 8,000 students on Thursday, April 6 from 5 to 8 p.m. in the Mullins Center at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.