AMHERST, Mass. – Three individuals affiliated with the School of Education at the University of Massachusetts Amherst will receive the 2007 Public Service Award from the Massachusetts Association for Gifted Education (MAGE) at its annual meeting on Saturday, March 31 in Framingham.
AMHERST, Mass. – The New England News Forum, a new journalism initiative at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, will host a seminar on Saturday, April 7, that explores the impact of media changes on civic engagement. The forum will be held at UMass Lowell from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
AMHERST, Mass. – An alliance of educators that aims to get more women and minorities into careers in information technology and computing has received nearly $2 million from the National Science Foundation (NSF). Led by the University of Massachusetts Amherst, the Commonwealth Alliance for Information Technology Education (CAITE) will use the funding to design and launch a series of outreach programs in Boston, greater Springfield and southeastern Massachusetts.
AMHERST, Mass. – Andreas Muschinski, associate professor of electrical and computer engineering, has been appointed as the Jerome M. Paros Professor of Measurement Science at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.
AMHERST, Mass. – Priscilla Clarkson, professor of kinesiology and interim dean of Commonwealth College at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, has been appointed a Distinguished Professor by UMass President Jack Wilson.
AMHERST, Mass. – University of Massachusetts Amherst faculty members Betsy Dumont and Ian Grosse have been awarded a $6,000 grant to host a conference on applying engineering computer simulation techniques to complex biological systems.
AMHERST, Mass. – Bookshelves are replete with tales of business turnarounds and successful investments in failing firms, but a new book co-authored by University of Massachusetts Amherst finance professor Ben Branch offers a first-of-a-kind look at the final stage of death for a company: liquidation.