AMHERST, Mass. - State Rep. Ellen Story, who represents the 3rd Hampshire district, will receive the Distinguished Community Partner award at the annual Citizen Scholars Induction Ceremony at the University of Massachusetts Sun. May 5 from 6-8 p.m. in room 1009 of the Lincoln Campus Center.
AMHERST, Mass. - Brandy L. Curtis, of Greenville, R.I., an honors student majoring in anthropology and minoring in biology, has been selected student speaker for the 132nd Commencement at the University of Massachusetts Sun. May 26 at 10 a.m. in Warren P. McGuirk Alumni Stadium.
AMHERST, Mass. - University of Massachusetts alumnus Kenneth R. Feinberg, nationally known attorney and special master of the Sept. 11 Victim Compensation Fund, will deliver the main address at the University''s 132nd Commencement, to be held at 10 a.m. on Sun. May 26, in Warren P. McGuirk Alumni Stadium. Approximately 4,000 undergraduates are candidates for bachelor''s degrees.
AMHERST, Mass. - N.J. Demerath, professor of sociology at the University of Massachusetts, will give a Distinguished Faculty Lecture titled, "Cross and Double-Cross: Religion and Politics at Home and Abroad," Wed., April 17 at 4 p.m. in the Massachusetts Room of the Mullins Center. The lecture is free and open to the public. A reception follows.
AMHERST, Mass. - The U.S. News & World Report’s year 2003 rankings of “America’s Best Graduate Schools” ranked the department of computer science in the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics at the University of Massachusetts number 25 in the nation overall and number six specifically in the area of artificial intelligence.
AMHERST, Mass. - Two members of the University of Massachusetts community were honored last night, March 13, by the Massachusetts Telecommunications Council (MTC). Joseph I. Goldstein, dean of the College of Engineering, and James Kurose, professor and former head of the computer science department, were named Workforce Development Leaders of the Year.
AMHERST, Mass. - Don Towsley, professor of computer science at the University of Massachusetts, will give a Distinguished Faculty Lecture, "The Internet: Order or Chaos?" at 4 p.m. on Thurs. March 7, in the Massachusetts Room in the Mullins Center. His talk is the third in this academic year’s Distinguished Faculty Lecture Series. The talk is free and the public is welcome. A reception will follow. All faculty members in the series receive a Chancellor’s Medal following their lectures. The Chancellor’s Medal is the highest honor bestowed on individuals for exemplary and extraordinary service to the University.
AMHERST, Mass. - Helena Horak, a senior at the University of Massachusetts, has been named to the First Team of the All-USA College Academic Team by the national daily newspaper USA Today. Horak is one of 20 college students in the country chosen for the First Team for outstanding intellectual achievement and leadership. Horak will be recognized tonight, Feb. 27, during the UMass men''s basketball game at the Mullins Center.