The Association of Research Libraries (ARL), an organization of top North American research libraries, has ranked UMass Amherst 85th among 113 ARL academic members for 2005, a 20-point improvement in two years.
Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) officials are working with state and federal agencies to develop a remediation plan to properly handle and dispose of sealants that were found to contain polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) during a repair project on the exterior of the Lederle Graduate Research Center.
The Not Ready for Bedtime Players, the University Health Services’ peer health theater troupe, has been recognized for excellence in educational programming by the National Residence Hall Honorary (NRHH), the country’s honor society for residential life leaders.
Anthony Jung, the head cook at Hampshire Dining Commons, won the silver medal at the sixth annual National Association of College and University Food Services competition at the association’s national conference held in July in Toronto.
Frank P. Lattuca Jr., professor and head of the Department of Hospitality and Tourism Management, received the Howard B. Meek Award from the International Council of Hotel, Restaurant and Institutional Education (ICHRIE).
A workshop exploring the future directions of a National Science Foundation (NSF) program that supports research on innovation and effectiveness in organizations was held Aug. 3-4 at the Isenberg School of Management.
Anna Nagurney, John F. Smith Memorial Professor at the Isenberg School of Management, will deliver the keynote speech at the 2006 Fudan International Management Science Forum, Aug. 18-19, in Shanghai, China.