AMHERST, Mass. – Three faculty members and two graduate students at the University of Massachusetts Amherst have been selected for the Distinguished Teaching Award, the campus’s highest honor for excellence in the classroom.
AMHERST, Mass. – Fifteen seniors will be presented with 21st Century Leaders awards during the 136th Commencement of the University of Massachusetts Amherst on Sunday, May 28, at 10 a.m. in Warren P. McGuirk Alumni Stadium.
AMHERST, Mass. – The groundbreaking ceremony for the new $118.7 million central heating plant project at the University of Massachusetts Amherst will be held Friday, May 12 at 1:30 p.m. The site is adjacent to the Amherst wastewater treatment plant on Mullins Way, west of the Mullins Center and the athletic fields.
AMHERST, Mass. – Scientists have boosted the power output of microbial fuel cells more than 10-fold by letting the bacteria congregate into a slimy matrix known as a biofilm. The research, led by microbiologist Derek Lovley of the University of Massachusetts Amherst, suggests that efficient technologies for generating electricity with microbes are much closer than anticipated.
AMHERST, Mass. – The National Association of College and University Food Services has announced that the UMass Amherst Dining Services received second place for the 2006 Loyal E. Horton Dining Awards in the multiple concepts category.
AMHERST, Mass. – Jocelyn Scheintaub, a senior chemistry and English major at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, has been awarded a Fulbright Scholarship to travel to Mainz, Germany, to study at the Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research.