AMHERST, Mass. - Edward Calabrese, professor of toxicology in the department of public health at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, was honored by the International CCN Society during its annual workshop held Oct. 20-24 in Newcastle, Northern Ireland.
AMHERST, Mass. - The Massachusetts Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) has chosen the University of Massachusetts Amherst campus to receive one of its annual "Leading by Example" awards for excellence in sustainability efforts in the higher education category. A ceremony was held at 10 a.m. today on the grand staircase at the State House.
AMHERST, Mass. - Five University of Massachusetts Amherst alumni, including four 2010 graduates, have been awarded Fulbright scholarships for international studies for this academic year. They are among more than 1,500 U.S. citizens who will travel abroad during the 2010-11 academic year through the Fulbright U.S. Student Program.
AMHERST, Mass. - The College of Engineering at the University of Massachusetts Amherst is holding its Outstanding Alumni Awards Luncheon on Saturday, Oct. 16, in the Amherst Room on the 10th floor of the Campus Center from noon to 2 p.m. The event is open to the public and costs $25 per person.
UMass Amherst hosts conference for educators on Oct. 2
AMHERST, Mass. - The Western Massachusetts Writing Project (WMWP) will honor Floris Wilma Ortiz-Marrero, the 2011 Massachusetts Teacher of the Year, and Bruce Penniman, the 1998 Teacher of the Year, on Saturday, Oct. 2 at its Best Practices Conference at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.
The University of Massachusetts Amherst is holding its Sixth Annual Faculty Convocation on Friday, Oct. 1, at 11 a.m. in Bowker Auditorium at Stockbridge Hall. During the ceremony, Chancellor Robert C. Holub will give the keynote address and eight nationally acclaimed faculty members will be presented with the Award for Outstanding Accomplishments in Research and Creative Activity.
AMHERST, Mass. - Grace Chang, a doctoral student in economics at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, is among 120 students across the country who have been selected for the Science to Achieve Results (STAR) dissertation fellowship from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The EPA STAR fellowship provides $111,000 of support over three years.