Daniel Gordon, interim dean of Commonwealth Honors College, has appointed Alexandrina Deschamps, a faculty member in Women, Gender, Sexuality Studies, associate dean of Commonwealth Honors College for the coming academic year.
Deschamps has been director of student recruitment and outreach for CHC...
The Center for Teaching and Faculty Development has awarded 13 Fellowships for Innovative Teaching to UMass-Amherst instructors for 2014-2015. The FIT fellowship draws upon other previous teaching-centered fellowships and will focus on active, collaborative and innovative pedagogies that will empower faculty to take advantage of new classroom spaces in the Integrative Learning Center.
History professor David Glassberg taught in a faculty training program this summer at Shanghai Normal University that brought historians from a dozen universities from throughout China to learn about teaching Public History and starting Public History programs.
Four candidates for the post of Director, Center for Agriculture, Food and the Environment / Assistant Vice Chancellor for Agricultural Research and Engagement are scheduled for public presentations during September.
Computer scientist Benjamin Marlin recently received a National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development award to develop machine learning-based tools for analyzing complex, large-scale clinical and mobile health data.
The life stories of two members of the department of mathematics and statistics are part of The Historymakers, the nation’s largest African-American video oral history archive, which was recently moved under the auspices of the Library of Congress.
Professors emeriti Donald St. Mary and...