AMHERST, Mass. – University of Massachusetts Amherst faculty members have been involved in notable professional activities in recent weeks:
Anson Tripp, 29, of Amherst, a graduate student Civil Engineering, committed suicide March 29 at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, N.Y.
When two dozen students from Hillel House headed south for spring break last month, they weren’t bound for the balmy beaches of Florida.
Three faculty from the School of Education received Public Service Awards from the Massachusetts Association for Gifted Education on March 31.
“Ghosts of Passion: Martyrdom, Gender, and the Origins of the Spanish Civil War,” by Brian D. Bunk, visiting assistant professor of History, has been published by Duke University Press.
Jacquelyn Hughes Mooney, artist-in-residence from Bennett College in North Carolina, will show her work and speak at a quilt exhibit on Thursday, April 5 at 7 p.m. in the Cape Cod Lounge of the Student Union.
The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows:
The Department of Music and Dance will host a night of jazz Tuesday, April 3 at 8 p.m. in Bezanson Recital Hall.
A water resources conference, “Sustainable Waters in a Changing World: Research to Practice,” will be held Monday, April 9 in the Campus Center.
Ted M. Dawson of Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, will present a Biochemistry and Molecular Pharmacology seminar on Wednesday, April 4 at noon at the Medical School in Worcester.