Senior Kurt Schultz, a Commonwealth Honors College student majoring in biochemistry and molecular biology, was honored May 8 at the State House during the state Department of Higher Education’s 29 Who Shine ceremony saluting public campus graduates for their civic and academic achievements.
Ten student employees, 10 staff members and two teams of employees were recognized for outstanding contributions to the university at an April 28 reception hosted by Chancellor Kumble Subbaswamy at the Marriott Center.
The Graduate School at the University of Massachusetts Amherst conferred more than 1,100 doctoral and master’s degrees this morning at Commencement ceremonies that drew nearly 1,000 graduates, along with family members and friends, to the William D. Mullins Memorial Center.
Twenty-three teams of seniors from the mechanical and industrial engineering department demonstrated the prototypes of their useful and inventive designs on April 30 in the Gunness Student Center of Marcus Hall.
The Kathryn F. Furcolo Award for Outstanding Internships has been given to seniors Sean McGrath of North Andover and Ellen Porell of Fitchburg and fall 2013 graduate Chinelo Obiudu of Worcester. Since 1965, the Furcolo Award has recognized selected students who complete an outstanding internship in either public service or government.
Mackenzie Consoer, a second-year doctoral student in the department of environmental conservation, has been selected for the Edith Robinson Fellowship by the Graduate School. The one-year award will provide Consoer with a full tuition scholarship and a stipend totaling more than $26,000.
Combining interpretive dance, biochemistry and the cinema arts, members of professor Lila Gierasch’s lab illustrate the folding of a protein in a bacterial cell in a video competing in a National Institutes of Health online contest. Gierasch and her team are appealing for campus votes in the...
The academic accomplishments and leadership experience of 10 University of Massachusetts Amherst students have been recognized with the awarding of grants from the 2014-15 Fulbright U.S. Student Program.