AMHERST, Mass. - University of Massachusetts biologist Lynn Margulis has received an honorary doctor of science degree from Autonomous University of Madrid, Spain. Margulis now holds a total of seven honorary degrees.
AMHERST, Mass. - Donald Towsley, a member of the computer science faculty at the University of Massachusetts, has been appointed Distinguished Professor by University President William Bulger. The appointment was made following a vote of approval by the University’s Board of Trustees at its meeting today in Boston. The honor recognizes Towsley for outstanding academic distinction.
AMHERST, Mass. - University of Massachusetts English professor John Edgar Wideman was awarded an honorary doctor of letters degree at the 177th commencement of Colby College in Waterville, Maine, Sun., May 24. Wideman was honored for his many contributions to literature.
AMHERST, Mass. - A book titled "Introduction to Communication Disorders: A Multicultural Approach" (Butterworth-Heinemann, 1998), co-edited by Charlena M. Seymour and E. Harris Nober, both of the University of Massachusetts, has won a Will Solimene Award of Excellence in Medical Communication from the New England chapter of the American Medical Writers Association.
AMHERST, Mass. - Under bright sun and clear blue skies, a total of 4,172 University of Massachusetts undergraduates received bachelor''s degrees in nearly 100 majors during the school''s 128th Commencement held this morning in Warren P. McGuirk Alumni Stadium.
AMHERST, Mass. - More than half of the eligible 1,300 master’s and doctoral degree candidates at the Graduate School of the University of Massachusetts, plus about 3,500 friends and family members, attended Commencement activities held in the William D. Mullins Memorial Center earlier today.
AMHERST, Mass. - The University of Massachusetts has announced the names of three professors and two teaching assistants who will receive 1997-98 Distinguished Teaching Awards; three professors who will receive Samuel F. Conti Faculty Fellowship Awards; and three faculty members who will receive Distinguished Academic Outreach Awards, presented for the first time this year. In addition, the University has also announced the 1998 Outstanding Academic Advisor.