A doctoral student’s collection of photographs documenting a decade of East Germans living and working in Mozambique will be on display May 3-10 in the Augusta Savage Gallery, 103 New Africa House.
The opening reception for “East Germany in Mozambique: Private Photographs of a...
Geologist and geochemist Isaac Larsen at UMass Amherst is used to tramping around in the dirt to conduct his soil research, but satellite photos of the Iowa farmhouse where he grew up have added a new dimension to the work, and he now has a grant from NASA to study soils in a whole new way, from space.
Computer science researcher Daniel Sheldon at UMass Amherst has been awarded a five-year, $550,000 faculty early career development (CAREER) grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to design and test new mathematical approaches and algorithms to help ecologists and other scientists better use large data sets generated by citizen science projects, animal tracking devices and earth observation instruments, among other goals.
The Integrative Graduate Education and Research Traineeship (IGERT) Offshore Wind Energy Program invites the campus community to attend its annual student poster session on Thursday, April 26 from 5-7 p.m. in the Hadley Room, 10th Floor, Campus Center.
The 21 posters this year represent an...
Six Amherst campus faculty are among the recipients of $200,000 in seed funding from the UMass system’s Technology Development Fund.
Announced April 18 by President Marty Meehan, the $25,000 awards will support the development of new technologies aimed at protecting premature infants from...
Results of a new study by cognitive psychologist and speech scientist Alexandra Jesse and her linguistics undergraduate student Michael Bartoli at UMass Amherst should help to settle a long-standing disagreement among cognitive psychologists about the information we use to recognize people speaking to us.
Mark Guzdial, professor in the School of Interactive Computing in the College of Computing at Georgia Institute of Technology, will give two public talks on campus about improving computer education.
On Wednesday, April 25 at 4 p.m. in 150-51 Computer Science Building, Guzdial will present...
The School of Public Health and Health Sciences will host a campus kickoff event celebrating the launch of its new Center for Community Health Equity Research on Thursday, April 26 from 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in the Amherst Room, Campus Center. David Williams of the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health speak on “Racial and Socioeconomic Disparities in Health: Present Realities & Future Directions.”
Geoscientist Will Daniels, a postdoctoral researcher at UMass Amherst’s Climate System Research Center, is set to embark on the trip of a lifetime this month as part of an experiment for NASA, spending 45 days away from Earth as he knows it, without ever leaving the ground.
More than 250 participants are expected at the UMass Amherst Center for Data Sciences’ third annual research symposium, including industry researchers from 50 companies such as Amazon, Bloomberg, Cooley Dickinson Health Care, Google, IBM, Intel, MassMutual, Microsoft, Oracle, Raytheon, State Street, Verizon and Wayfair, with UMass Amherst and Five College faculty and students