Noam Chomsky, the founder of modern linguistics and the original shaper of current thinking on the biological basis for the human language capacity, will deliver the Linguistics Department’s Fifth Annual Donald C. and Margaret H. Freeman Lecture on Tuesday, Oct. 11 at 3:30 p.m. in the Student Union Ballroom.
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded $21.8 million over five years to microbiologist Derek Lovley for investigations of the Geobacteraceae, the microbial family with energy-harvesting powers that scientists hope to harness.
AMHERST, Mass.– Research into microbes that can harvest electricity from waste matter and clean up polluted sites has garnered a major investment from the U.S. Department of Energy. The DOE has awarded $21.8 million over five years to University of Massachusetts Amherst microbiologist Derek Lovley for investigations of the Geobacteraceae, the microbial family with energy-harvesting powers that scientists hope to harness.
AMHERST, Mass. – Nancy Cohen, professor and department head of nutrition, and Thomas Roeper, professor of linguistics, have been named recipients of the 2005 President’s Public Service Awards at the University of Massachusetts.
AMHERST, Mass. – The Massachusetts Water Resources Conference, "Research to Practice: Science for Sustainable Water Resources," will be held Friday, Oct. 21 at the Lincoln Campus Center at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.
Professor Michael Loewe of Cambridge University, the world''s foremost authority on the early Chinese Empire, will give a public lecture on Chin and Han Law on Friday, Oct. 7 from 2-3 p.m. in 905-09 Campus Center.