AMHERST, Mass. – A documentary film, “Dynamite, Whiskey & Wood: Connecticut River Log Drives 1870-1915,” produced in 2005 by Academic Instructional Media Services (AIMS) at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, will be distributed by American Public Television to more than 130 public television stations and shown across the country this spring.
AMHERST, Mass. – A press conference offering comment on the release of alumna and freelance journalist Jill Carroll will be held Thurs., March 30 at 1 p.m. in the lobby of the Fine Arts Center at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.
AMHERST, Mass. – Nilanjana Dasgupta, assistant professor of psychology at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, has received a five-year, $400,500 CAREER grant from the National Science Foundation to investigate what enhances or constrains female students in studying science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).
AMHERST, Mass. – Robert Faulkner, professor of sociology at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, along with Howard S. Becker, of the Chicago School of Sociology, have received a two-year, $115,000 National Science Foundation grant to study repertoire in action among jazz musicians.
AMHERST, Mass. – The University of Massachusetts Amherst Alumni Association will present its annual Distinguished Alumni Awards on Monday, April 3 at noon in the Great Hall of the Massachusetts State House in Boston.
AMHERST, Mass. – Frank Rife, associate professor of exercise science at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, will discuss “Incorporating Activity into Your Lifestyle: Why and How” on Tuesday, March 28 at 7 p.m. in 137 Isenberg School of Management.
AMHERST, Mass. – Research conducted by a team that includes David Marquez, an exercise scientist at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, finds that Latino men and women get most daily physical activity from work and home-related tasks, rather than recreational exercise.
AMHERST, Mass. – Wind, sun and switchgrass are all on the list of energy sources that could reduce U.S. greenhouse gas emissions, but debate remains concerning the costs and benefits of each technology—and the likelihood of each one’s success. Now the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded $347,000 to scientists to help untangle the pros and cons of such greener alternatives.
AMHERST, Mass. – A complete test unit of an innovative radar network that could transform how the country monitors weather and tracks storms will be unveiled today at the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma.