Brad Compton, a Natural Resources Conservation research associate, and Scott Jackson, a UMass Extension forest specialist, will speak at the Massachusetts Turtle Symposium on Feb. 23-24 at the Campus Center Auditorium.
AMHERST, Mass. – Sut Jhally, professor of communication at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, will give the fourth of five Distinguished Faculty Lectures on Thursday, March 8 at 4 p.m. in the Bernie Dallas Room in Goodell Hall. The event is free and open to the public. A reception follows the talk.
AMHERST, Mass. – Molly Anderson, a researcher with the Farm and Food Policy Project, will give the first of four talks in the University of Massachusetts Amherst Environmental Institutes Spring 2007 Lecture Series on Feb. 26 at 3:30 p.m. in the Cape Cod Lounge of the Student Union Building. The event is free and open to the public.
AMHERST, Mass. – University of Massachusetts Amherst students will get to meet and sample the work of three outstanding chefs in February and March as part of the Guest Chef Series in the Berkshire Dining Commons.
AMHERST, Mass. – David P. Driscoll, state Commissioner of Education, will speak at the University of Massachusetts Amherst on Thursday, March 8 at 11 a.m. in the second floor reading room at the Campus Center. The talk is part of the Educational Policy Forum sponsored by the UMass School of Education. Driscoll will discuss “Public Education in the Commonwealth: Reflecting Back and Moving Forward.” The event is free and open to the public.
AMHERST, Mass. – The Journalism Lecture Series at the University of Massachusetts Amherst will host a panel titled “The Historian as Journalist, the Journalist as Historian: Understanding the Past to Prepare for the Future” on Tuesday, Feb. 27. Presented in conjunction with the history department, the event will feature award-winning Boston Globe reporter and author Charles Sennott and BBC senior producer Kate Peters starting at 5:30 p.m. in the Cape Cod Lounge of the Student Union.
María Idalí Torres, associate professor of Community Health Education, was the keynote speaker at a Feb. 12 seminar, “Discovering Answers - Promoting Health for Latino Youth,” at the Hotel Northampton.