AMHERST, Mass. – Homework may be a critical component of learning but it can be a source of frustration for faculty—especially when it becomes a time-sink. Now computer science professors can avoid that angst by taking advantage of a comprehensive Web-based homework system developed by University of Massachusetts Amherst researchers.
AMHERST, Mass. - In response to the devastation caused by Hurricane Katrina, UMass Amherst is enrolling students displaced by the storm on a fast-track basis and supporting relief efforts for victims along the Gulf Coast. Details on how to make donations are provided below.
Banks and credit unions can make money and help their low- and middle-income customers by offering lower cost alternatives to high-fee payday loans, according to professor Sheila Bair of Finance and Operations Management, author of the report, “Low Cost Payday Loans: Opportunities and Obstacles.”
AMHERST, Mass. – The University of Massachusetts Amherst will hold a Faculty Convocation on Friday, Sept. 16 at 11 a.m. in Bowker Auditorium where Chancellor John V. Lombardi will give a state-of-the-campus address and recognize 12 outstanding faculty members for their research and creative activity.
Edward Bruce Bynum, director of Behavioral Medicine at the Mental Health Department of University Health Services, last month was awarded the Abraham H. Maslow Award by Division 32 (humanistic psychology) of the American Psychological Association.