About 100 students and faculty gathered outside the Student Union Feb. 16 to hold a rally for the release of freelance reporter and alumna Jill Carroll, who was abducted Jan. 7 while on assignment for the Christian Science Monitor in Baghdad.
AMHERST, Mass. – Robot navigation and data gathered from smart sensors are the focus of two National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER program grants awarded to University of Massachusetts Amherst computer scientists.
AMHERST, Mass. – “A Taste of Japan,” a themed dining experience, will provide authentic and traditional Japanese cuisine and also explore the Japanese culture in the Oak Room of the Worcester Dining Commons on Wednesday, Feb. 15 from 5 to 8 p.m.
The rising cost of scholarly journals, the shift to electronic publishing and long-term storage of digital materials pose challenges for the academic community, according to a panel of experts who addressed the Faculty Senate on Feb. 9.
AMHERST, Mass. – Robert A. Zimmermann, professor of biochemistry and molecular biology at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, will give a Distinguished Faculty Lecture on Wednesday, Feb. 22, at 4 p.m. in the Bernie Dallas Room in the Goodell Building.