AMHERST, Mass. – In the continuing battle against drug-resistant bacteria, scientists from the University of Massachusetts Amherst are adding new weapons to the arsenal. Gregory Tew and his colleagues have designed a molecule that selectively slashes bacterial cell membranes, leaving the microbes to leak and die.
AMHERST, Mass. – For research into a family of proteins implicated in a form of leukemia, University of Massachusetts Amherst scientist Janice Telfer has received $675,000 over five years from the National Science Foundation CAREER grant program.
AMHERST, Mass. – Marshall Ganz, organizer, educator and advocate for democracy, will be honored with the University of Massachusetts Amherst’s Distinguished Citizen Scholar Medal on Wednesday, April 26 at 4 p.m. in 917 Campus Center.
AMHERST, Mass. – Commencement weekend activities at the University of Massachusetts Amherst include a ceremony for undergraduates Sunday, May 28 and separate ceremonies Saturday, May 27 for the Graduate School and the Stockbridge School.
Theresa Austin, associate professor in Teacher Education and Currciulum Studies, has been named to the editorial advisory board of the Multicultural Education & Technology Journal, being launched by Emerald in 2007.
Four Film Studies certificate students have been accepted to the prestigious Cannes International Film Festival Student Filmmaker Program to be held May 17-18 at the American Pavilion for the festival’s 59th season.
Staff are invited to meet a candidate for dean of the College of Humanities and Fine Arts, David Woods, dean of the school of fine arts at the University of Connecticut, on Thursday, April 20, 4-5 p.m. in 917 Campus Center.