UMass Amherst has received a 2016 LASPAU (Latin American Scholarship Program of American Universities) University Award in recognition of “outstanding support and contribution in working with LASPAU- administered scholarship grantees.” The award was presented during the NAFSA: Association of International Educators conference in Denver on June 2.
UMass Amherst has been recognized by the Arbor Day Foundation as a 2015 Tree Campus USA for its commitment to effective urban forest management. The award will be accepted on April 29 as part of the campus’ Arbor Day events at the Durfee Conservatory courtyard.
Nick Bromell, professor of English at UMass Amherst who has undertaken a major new work on the thinking of abolitionist Frederick Douglass, is one of only 178 scholars in the U.S. and Canada to be named a Guggenheim Fellow for 2016.
Graduate programs in education, engineering, nursing, management, computer sciences, public health, fine arts and public policy are nationally ranked in the latest edition of U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Graduate Schools.”
The Isenberg School of Management at UMass Amherst is ranked No. 9 in the Financial Times ranking of all online MBA programs worldwide. This is the second time Isenberg has been ranked by the Financial Times, up from the No. 11 position in 2015. The Isenberg Online MBA has also recently been ranked No. 12 by U.S. News & World Report 2016.
Distinguished Professor Vincent Rotello, chemistry, is one of two outstanding Cottrell Scholars recently named as 2016 recipients of the Resource Corporation for Science Advancement’s (RCSA) TREE Award for Transformational Research and Excellence in Education. It is intended to recognize and...
A study by Business First places UMass Amherst in 44th place among 477 four-year, public colleges and universities in the U.S., based on 20 indicators of academic excellence, prestige, affordability, diversity and economic strength.
Nominations for 2016 Chancellor’s Citation Awards, which recognize outstanding work performance by classified and professional staff, must be submitted by Monday, Feb. 29.
Members of the campus community may nominate any exempt or non-exempt staff member who has demonstrated outstanding...
Susan Krauss Whitbourne, professor of psychological and brain sciences, has been elected president of the Eastern Psychological Association, the largest regional psychological association in the United States.