AMHERST, Mass. - A dynamic and colorful painting honoring the life and work of renowned University of Massachusetts Amherst researcher Lynn Margulis is being installed this week in the Morrill Science Center on campus, where it will aptly dominate a shared hallway between the biology and geosciences departments.
AMHERST, Mass. - Three University of Massachusetts Amherst students will attend intensive language institutes overseas this summer through Critical Language Scholarships (CLS) awarded by the U.S. Department of State.
AMHERST, Mass. - FoodService Director magazine has named Ken Toong, executive director of Auxiliary Enterprises at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, to its inaugural list of the "20 Most Influential" people and organizations having an impact on the non-commercial foodservice industry.
AMHERST, Mass. - Angelika Kratzer, professor of linguistics at the University of Massachusetts Amherst has been selected by the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University as one of 51 Radcliffe Institute fellows for the 2012-13 academic year.
"This university did a great job spreading awareness to the students on their campus and beyond."
AMHERST, Mass. - Students and staff active in sustainability programs at the University of Massachusetts Amherst have won an international award for performing the most "Acts of Green" in the "education and awareness" category during a month-long environmental activism competition known as MobilizeU held from March 29 to April 29, surrounding Earth Day.
AMHERST, Mass. - The new George N. Parks Minuteman Marching Band Building at the University of Massachusetts Amherst has been awarded LEED Gold certification by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) and verified by the Green Building Certification Institute (GBCI). It is the first building to be LEED certified on the UMass Amherst campus.
AMHERST, Mass. - Undergraduate Commencement at the University of Massachusetts Amherst on Friday, May 11 will feature a keynote address by Ted Koppel, one of the nation’s most honored television journalists. He will speak to 5,000 graduating seniors at McGuirk Alumni Stadium where friends, family and alumni will gather to take part in a full day’s schedule of commencement observances.
AMHERST, Mass. - Three undergraduates from the College of Natural Sciences at the University of Massachusetts Amherst have been named Goldwater Scholars, an honor that goes to no more than 300 students nationally each year in recognition of outstanding accomplishments in science, mathematics and engineering.
AMHERST, Mass. - Four University of Massachusetts Amherst sport management graduates have been selected to receive the Harold J. VanderZwaag Distinguished Alumnus award on Saturday, April 28 during the department’s award ceremony at the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in Springfield, Mass.
AMHERST, Mass. - FACTbase, a team developing technology that will improve microfossil identification to save the oil industry time and money, won the top prize of $25,000 at the University of Massachusetts Innovation Challenge final business plan competition on April 17.