Four faculty from the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences will talk about their recent fellowship research-leaves and “staybatticals” during “Making the Most of Your Sabbatical: Advice From Recently-Returned Faculty” on Monday, Oct. 27 at 1 p.m. in the Institute for Social Science Research Lab, 107 Bartlett Hall.
Professor Baoshan Xing has been awarded the Marion L. and Chrystie M. Jackson Soil Science Award by the Soil Science Society of America for his outstanding contributions in the areas of soil chemistry and mineralogy.
David Scherer, professor of clinical psychology in psychological and brain sciences, has been appointed by Gov. Deval Patrick to a five-year term on the Board of Registration of Psychologists.
The board licenses qualified individuals to practice psychology, and has responsibility for protecting...
Charles C. Manz, management professor, business author and management consultant at UMass Amherst’s Isenberg School of Management, has co-authored a new book that promotes the concept of shared leadership, a dynamic leadership process where multiple members of an organization play an important and interactive role.
Cristine Smith, associate professor of international education in the College of Education, has been invited to serve on the research advisory board for the Global Reading Network, a five-year, USAID-funded project to generate and disseminate research and resources on early grade reading...
Professor Panos Kevrekidis of mathematic and statistics is serving as the Stanislaw M. Ulam Distinguished Scholar for 2014-15 at the Center for Nonlinear Studies of the Los Alamos National Laboratory in New Mexico.
History professor John Higginson, appeared in the Apollo Theater’s Uptown Hall series “The Harlem/South Africa Connection” on Oct. 12 in New York City.
Celebrating the 20th anniversary of President Nelson Mandela’s election in South Africa, the forum focused on Harlem...
Using a first-of-its-kind, high-resolution numerical model to describe ocean circulation during the last ice age about 21,000 year ago, oceanographer Alan Condron of the UMass Amherst has shown that icebergs and meltwater from the North American ice sheet would have regularly reached South Carolina and even southern Florida.
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.