A mobile weather app that would allow officials to send targeted, neighborhood-level warnings of approaching severe weather, something that might have helped residents of Hadley and Easthampton this week, is in the early stages of development now in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, led by researchers at UMass Amherst.
Brian Schaffner, chair of the political science department at UMass Amherst and director of the UMass Poll, has been awarded a $456,878 grant from the National Science Foundation to create a pre- and post-election survey this November to track responses of 9,000 previously surveyed citizens.
Maxim Health Systems is conducting two public flu clinics on campus for those who do not use University Health Services for their primary care.
The clinics are scheduled as follows:
Tuesday, Oct. 14, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in 168C Campus Center
Thursday, Nov. 13, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in 176...
Members of the campus community can protect themselves and others from the flu by attending one of University Health Services’ walk-in or mobile flu clinics for UMass students and other UHS patients, or by stopping by a community clinic at the Campus Center.
University Health Services...
UMass Amherst food scientists Hang Xiao and colleagues have received a three-year, $982,685 grant from NASA to investigate the degradation of essential vitamins over time in spaceflight foods, and develop strategies to minimize loss.
Two Isenberg School of Management professors, Steven Floyd and William Wooldridge, were honored Sept. 21 by the Strategic Management Society during its annual conference in Madrid.
The conference devoted an entire session to the impact of their 25 years of research involving middle managers,...
Baoshan Xing, professor of environmental and soil chemistry in the Stockbridge School of Agriculture, presented an invited keynote lecture at the 17th Conference of the International Humic Substances Society held Sept. 1-5 in Ioannina, Greece.
His lecture, “The role of dissolved organic...
Nilanjana (Buju) Dasgupta, professor of psychological and brain sciences, is leading diversity efforts in the College of Natural Sciences as its new director of faculty equity and inclusion.
Her research, which focuses on beliefs and attitudes toward social groups, helps explain why women leave...
Jeffrey Blaustein, professor in the department of psychological and brain sciences and director of the Center for Neuroendocrine Studies, has been invited to present a plenary lecture at the 8th International Meeting on Steroids and Nervous System in Torino, Italy, on Feb. 18.
A new book co-authored by UMass Amherst mathematician Brian Burrell takes readers behind the scenes at Harvard Medical School’s neurology unit to show how a seasoned diagnostician faces down bizarre neurological defects and life-altering disorders including Parkinson’s disease and ALS (Lou Gehrig’s disease).