AMHERST, Mass. – The Hurricane Katrina disaster vividly demonstrates the extent to which the nation is unprepared to respond to catastrophic and near-catastrophic extreme events, says Kathleen J. Tierney, director of the Natural Hazards Research Center.
Mathew L. Ouellett, associate director of the Center for Teaching, has been elected president of the Professional and Organizational Development Network in Higher Education (POD), the international organization of faculty and instructional development.
Tony Jung, acting chef at Hampshire Dining Commons, was the winner of the Northeast Region Culinary Challenge during the National Association of College & University Food Services’ regional conference held March 21-23 at Cornell University.
AMHERST, Mass. – The office of Environmental Health and Safety at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, the Amherst Fire Department and Theta Chi fraternity are hosting a Greek Fire Safety Academy on Saturday, April 1 at 10 a.m. at the Theta Chi house, 496 North Pleasant St. in Amherst.