About 100 students and faculty gathered outside the Student Union Feb. 16 to hold a rally for the release of freelance reporter and alumna Jill Carroll, who was abducted Jan. 7 while on assignment for the Christian Science Monitor in Baghdad.
The Board of Trustees voted Feb. 15 to approve the appointment with tenure of Teri L. Yohn of Georgetown University as associate professor in the Department of Accounting and Information Systems, effective Sept. 1.
Sonia Nieto, professor of Teacher Education and Curriculum Studies, presented the Charles W. Hunt Lecture on Jan 30 during the annual meeting of the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education in San Diego.
AMHERST, Mass. – “A Taste of Japan,” a themed dining experience, will provide authentic and traditional Japanese cuisine and also explore the Japanese culture in the Oak Room of the Worcester Dining Commons on Wednesday, Feb. 15 from 5 to 8 p.m.
AMHERST, Mass. – Robot navigation and data gathered from smart sensors are the focus of two National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER program grants awarded to University of Massachusetts Amherst computer scientists.
The rising cost of scholarly journals, the shift to electronic publishing and long-term storage of digital materials pose challenges for the academic community, according to a panel of experts who addressed the Faculty Senate on Feb. 9.