AMHERST, Mass. - The recently released National Research Council (NRC) rankings of 5,000 doctoral programs may be difficult to decipher but one conclusion is clear - some of the nation’s best programs are at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.
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.
UMass Amherst Will Revise General Education Curricula to Better Prepare Today’s Students With Skills and Knowledge Essential for Socially Responsible Citizenship
AMHERST, Mass. - The University of Massachusetts Amherst has been chosen as one of 32 colleges and universities nationwide to participate in General Education for a Global Century, a curriculum and faculty development project that is part of the Association of American Colleges and Universities’ (AAC&U) Shared Futures initiative. The project is funded by the Henry Luce Foundation.
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.