UMass Amherst is among the top 30 colleges and universities in the country for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer or questioning students as ranked by Campus Pride, a national support and advocacy organization.
UMass Amherst is 208th among more than 25,000 degree-granting institutions of higher education around the globe, according to the Center for World University Rankings. Nationally, UMass Amherst is 87th in the rankings, which were released July 11 by the Saudi Arabia-based organization.
UMass Amherst has received a 2016 LASPAU (Latin American Scholarship Program of American Universities) University Award in recognition of “outstanding support and contribution in working with LASPAU- administered scholarship grantees.” The award was presented during the NAFSA: Association of International Educators conference in Denver on June 2.
UMass Amherst has been recognized by the Arbor Day Foundation as a 2015 Tree Campus USA for its commitment to effective urban forest management. The award will be accepted on April 29 as part of the campus’ Arbor Day events at the Durfee Conservatory courtyard.
Nick Bromell, professor of English at UMass Amherst who has undertaken a major new work on the thinking of abolitionist Frederick Douglass, is one of only 178 scholars in the U.S. and Canada to be named a Guggenheim Fellow for 2016.
Graduate programs in education, engineering, nursing, management, computer sciences, public health, fine arts and public policy are nationally ranked in the latest edition of U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Graduate Schools.”
The Isenberg School of Management at UMass Amherst is ranked No. 9 in the Financial Times ranking of all online MBA programs worldwide. This is the second time Isenberg has been ranked by the Financial Times, up from the No. 11 position in 2015. The Isenberg Online MBA has also recently been ranked No. 12 by U.S. News & World Report 2016.
Distinguished Professor Vincent Rotello, chemistry, is one of two outstanding Cottrell Scholars recently named as 2016 recipients of the Resource Corporation for Science Advancement’s (RCSA) TREE Award for Transformational Research and Excellence in Education. It is intended to recognize and...