AMHERST, Mass. – The department of nutrition at the University of Massachusetts Amherst has received a $90,000 grant from U.S. Department of Agriculture to fund the Nutrition Multicultural Scholarship Program, which provides $6,000 scholarships for five undergraduate students for three years of study leading to a bachelor’s of science degree in nutrition.
AMHERST, Mass. – Evan S. Dobelle, president and CEO of the New England Board of Higher Education, will speak on “Looming Dangers for Higher Education” on Tuesday, March 7, from 3-4:30 p.m. in 176-78 Campus Center at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.
Professor Carol E. Heim of the Economics Department and the Center for Public Policy and Administration, has been awarded a $40,000 David C. Lincoln Fellowship in Land Value Taxation by the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy in Cambridge.
AMHERST, Mass. – The deadline set by the kidnappers of freelance journalist and UMass Amherst alumna Jill Carroll passed today in Iraq without any new word on whether the group followed through on its threat to kill her.
Charles Schweik of the Department of Natural Resources Conservation and the Center for Public Policy and Administration (CPPA) will discuss "The Collaborative Principles of Open Source Programming" on Monday, March 6 from noon to 1 p.m. in 620 Thompson Hall.