Jing Hao, a doctoral candidate in health policy and management, was recently awarded a scholarship for outstanding work in Public Health Systems Research (PHSR) from AcademyHealth and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.
Hao was awarded the scholarship for her research project, “Analysis of...
Sharp observation by doctoral student Mengmeng Cui in Thomas Russell’s polymer science and engineering laboratory recently led her to discover how to kinetically trap and control one liquid within another.
UMass Amherst Homecoming 2013 wraps up with an activity-filled day at Gillette Stadium Saturday, Oct. 26, highlighted by “A Taste of Amherst” and a Ski and Snowboard Expo, and culminating with the Minutemen football team squaring off against Western Michigan at 3 p.m.
Robert S. Langer, the David H. Koch Institute Professor of Chemical Engineering at MIT, will ask students to weigh in on cutting edge biotechnology during an integrative science workshop on Thursday, Nov. 7 at 6 p.m. in 135 Integrated Sciences Building Auditorium.
The Majors Fair is being held Wednesday, Oct. 30 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. in the Campus Center Auditorium.
The event is an opportunity for students to explore potential areas of study: majors, minors, certificates, study abroad, domestic exchange and other available options.
Last year, at this once-a-...
Yael Rice, Five College Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in Islamic Art and Architecture at Amherst and Hampshire colleges, will keynote the 14th annual Mark Roskill Graduate Student Symposium in Art History on Thursday, Oct. 24 at 4:30 p.m. in 227 Herter Hall.
The symposium will address the topic of...
The Innovation Challenge fall MinutePitch competition will be held on Tuesday, Oct. 29 at 5:30 p.m. in Flavin Auditorium at the Isenberg School of Management. Teams of students and alumni, along with business and faculty advisors, will compete for $2,500 in prizes. Each pitch is only 60 seconds - no slides, prototypes or written business plans.
The University will celebrate its third annual Campus Sustainability Day on Wednesday, Oct. 23, with a green jobs panel, a student sustainability and networking fair, “green campus” tours, “real food” tasting and Chancellor Kumble Subbaswamy signing the “Real Food Challenge.”
“Flirting with Danger: Power and Choice in Heterosexual Relationships” will be screened on Tuesday, Oct. 22 at 7 p.m. in 65 Bartlett Hall.
In the film, Lynn Phillips, a lecturer in the Communication Department, explores the line between consent and coercion in a thought-provoking look...