AMHERST, Mass. - The University of Massachusetts has been awarded $207,377 by the Massachusetts Board of Higher Education to assist disadvantaged students who have been admitted for fall 1999. The monies are being allocated through the board''s highly competitive Ronald E. McNair Reserve grant program.
AMHERST, Mass. - A professor in the department of landscape architecture and regional planning (LARP) at the University of Massachusetts has been named to a prestigious fellowship and the achievements of several other faculty members and students in the department are also being recognized.
AMHERST, Mass. - Approximately 100 middle and high school students from throughout western Massachusetts will travel to the University of Massachusetts next week to compete in the UMass Amherst Regional Science Fair. The science fair will be held in the Campus Center Auditorium on Tues., March 23, from 10 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. An awards ceremony will be held at 2 p.m. The event is open to the public.
AMHERST, Mass. - The College of Engineering and the departments of computer science and polymer science and engineering at the University of Massachusetts all received top ratings in U.S. News & World Report''s year 2000 rankings of "America''s Best Graduate Schools."
AMHERST, Mass. - The identity of a body discovered late March 18 in the Turners Falls power canal has been confirmed as that of Jose Figueroa, 22, of Everett, a senior at the University of Massachusetts. David Angier, First Assistant District Attorney in the Northwestern District Attorney''s Office, officially confirmed Figueroa''s identification late today, based on a report from the chief medical examiner.
AMHERST, Mass. - Elizabeth A. Dale, director of business and facilities services at the University of Massachusetts Campus Center/Student Union Complex and an adjunct faculty member in the department of hotel, restaurant, and travel administration, has been named a 1999-2000 American Council on Education (ACE) Fellow. She is one of 34 Fellows selected this year.
AMHERST, Mass. - A motor vehicle citation has been issued by University of Massachusetts police to Kathryn Caserta, of Waldwick, N.J., operator of a car involved in a car/pedestrian accident March 3 on campus, according to John W. Luippold Jr., director of public safety and chief of police at the University.