Robert Faulkner, professor of Sociology, and Howard S. Becker, of the Chicago School of Sociology, have received a two-year, $115,000 National Science Foundation grant to study repertoire in action among jazz musicians.
AMHERST, Mass. – The Hurricane Katrina disaster vividly demonstrates the extent to which the nation is unprepared to respond to catastrophic and near-catastrophic extreme events, says Kathleen J. Tierney, director of the Natural Hazards Research Center.
Mathew L. Ouellett, associate director of the Center for Teaching, has been elected president of the Professional and Organizational Development Network in Higher Education (POD), the international organization of faculty and instructional development.
AMHERST, Mass. – The office of Environmental Health and Safety at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, the Amherst Fire Department and Theta Chi fraternity are hosting a Greek Fire Safety Academy on Saturday, April 1 at 10 a.m. at the Theta Chi house, 496 North Pleasant St. in Amherst.