AMHERST, Mass. – The stage at Bowker Auditorium at the University of Massachusetts Amherst was decorated with flowers for the 84th Commencement of the Stockbridge School this afternoon, May 27. Associate’s degrees were conferred on 100 students in six majors: arboriculture and park management; equine industries; fruit and vegetable crops; horticulture; landscape contracting; and turfgrass management.
AMHERST, Mass. – An interdisciplinary team of graduate students at the University of Massachusetts Amherst has won $45,000 for their proposal for a new company that would develop drug delivery platforms for targeting cancer and making chemotherapy more effective.
AMHERST, Mass. – William E. Mahoney of Wilton, Conn., a retired business executive, alumnus and current adjunct professor of chemistry, will receive the University of Massachusetts Amherst Distinguished Achievement Award at the undergraduate Commencement ceremony on May 28.
AMHERST, Mass. – Kevin Knobloch, president of the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS), will give a talk titled “While the World Warms: Restoring Scientific Integrity to Climate Public Policy Making” on Monday, April 24 at 1:30 p.m. in the Cape Cod Lounge of the Student Union at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.
AMHERST, Mass. – University of Massachusetts alumnus, entertainer and educator Bill Cosby, on behalf of the university’s Disability Services office, will hold a seminar on dyslexia and learning disabilities for members of the university community and the public.
AMHERST, Mass. – A press conference offering comment on the release of alumna and freelance journalist Jill Carroll will be held Thurs., March 30 at 1 p.m. in the lobby of the Fine Arts Center at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.
AMHERST, Mass. – The University of Massachusetts Amherst Alumni Association will present its annual Distinguished Alumni Awards on Monday, April 3 at noon in the Great Hall of the Massachusetts State House in Boston.
AMHERST, Mass. – The Western Massachusetts Writing Project (WMWP), a professional development program for the area’s K-12 teachers based at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, has received a $36,000 grant to participate in Project Outreach, an ongoing initiative of the National Writing Project.