Five researchers on two different teams at UMass Amherst will share the 2014 Armstrong Fund for Science Award, which this year is granting a total of $60,000 over two years to encourage transformative research on campus that introduces new ways of thinking about pressing scientific or technical challenges.
Continuing its impressive and sustained rise in national ratings, the Isenberg School of Management at UMass Amherst is ranked 36th overall and 14th among public universities in the latest Bloomberg Businessweek magazine listing of undergraduate business programs.
Debbie Felton, associate professor of classics, received the 2013-14 Award for Excellence in College Teaching from the Classical Association of the Middle West and South (CAMWS) during the organization’s annual meeting held April 2-5 in Waco, Texas.
CAMWS, founded at the University of...
John Carey, professor of school counseling in the College of Education’s department of student development at UMass Amherst, is working with the counseling faculty at Korea University in Seoul under a 2014 Fulbright Specialist grant.
Mike Alvarez, a Ph.D. candidate in the department of communication at UMass Amherst, is one of 30 graduate students nationwide – and the only communication candidate – to be awarded the Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans. He is studying the phenomenon of cybersuicide and the social stigma of mental illness.
A Sparq meditation labyrinth has been installed on floor 9 of the Du Bois Library as part of a stress and relaxation study being conducted by associate professor Donna Zucker of the College of Nursing, the Libraries and University of Oklahoma Bizzell Library.
The Sparq labyrinth is an...
Computer scientist James Kurose will discuss a “clean-slate” in the next generation of computer network architecture in the final lecture of the 2013-14 Distinguished Faculty Lecture Series on April 9 at UMass Amherst.