The Center for Data Science at UMass Amherst is organizing a daylong Data Science Research Symposium on Friday, April 22 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Computer Science Building. The event connects faculty members, senior researchers and graduate students with industry and public sector leaders to explore practical applications of data science and the potential of its research.
There will be an Instructional Services Fair on Tuesday, May 3 from 2-4 p.m. in 720 W.E.B. Du Bois Library.
The fair is open to all faculty, instructors (including contingent faculty) and graduate instructors.
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Economist Carol E. Heim, who has been at UMass Amherst since 1981, has been selected for the 2016 College of Social and Behavioral Sciences Outstanding Teaching Award.
Heim has an extensive teaching record in both the department of economics and the School of Public Policy (...
The American Academy of Arts and Sciences today announced the election of 213 new members, including biological chemist Lila Gierasch, Distinguished Professor at UMass Amherst, along with some of the world’s most accomplished scholars, scientists, writers, artists and civic, business and philanthropic leaders.
William N. Rice, 102, of Holyoke, professor emeritus of plant pathology and entomology, died April 10.
Born with a twin brother on Aug. 13, 1913, in Des Moines, Iowa, he earned his doctorate in plant pathology and entomology at Iowa State University.
He and his wife joined the American Baptist...
Linda Tropp, psychological and brain sciences, spoke as part of a congressional briefing on the psychology of prejudice and discrimination in the context of immigration, held March 17 in Washington, D.C.
She was part of a panel of invited expert psychologists who discussed the psychological...
John C. Carey, director of the Ronald H. Fredrickson Center for School Counseling Outcome Research and Evaluation (CSCORE) in the College of Education at UMass Amherst, has been awarded a grant through the Fulbright Specialist Program to work with faculty at Christ University, Bangalore, India next fall.
More than a dozen students and faculty from UMass Amherst’s department of communication disorders plan to walk 1.4 miles in the Parkinson’s Unity Walk on April 23 in New York City’s Central Park to raise funds to support research by many of the nation’s top Parkinson’s disease nonprofits and foundations.
A team of four UMass Amherst researchers are the Armstrong Fund for Science winners for 2016, which is granting $40,000 over two years to encourage transformative research on campus that introduces new ways of thinking about pressing scientific or technical challenges. They were recognized at the UMass Amherst Honors Dinner on April 13.