AMHERST, Mass. – For research into a family of proteins implicated in a form of leukemia, University of Massachusetts Amherst scientist Janice Telfer has received $675,000 over five years from the National Science Foundation CAREER grant program.
AMHERST, Mass. – Marshall Ganz, organizer, educator and advocate for democracy, will be honored with the University of Massachusetts Amherst’s Distinguished Citizen Scholar Medal on Wednesday, April 26 at 4 p.m. in 917 Campus Center.
Theresa Austin, associate professor in Teacher Education and Currciulum Studies, has been named to the editorial advisory board of the Multicultural Education & Technology Journal, being launched by Emerald in 2007.
AMHERST, Mass. – Prasanta C. Bhowmik, professor of weed science in the department of plant, soil, and insect sciences at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, has been awarded a Fulbright Fellowship for spring 2007.
AMHERST, Mass. – Kevin Knobloch, president of the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS), will give a talk titled “While the World Warms: Restoring Scientific Integrity to Climate Public Policy Making” on Monday, April 24 at 1:30 p.m. in the Cape Cod Lounge of the Student Union at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.
Four Film Studies certificate students have been accepted to the prestigious Cannes International Film Festival Student Filmmaker Program to be held May 17-18 at the American Pavilion for the festival’s 59th season.
Staff are invited to meet a candidate for dean of the College of Humanities and Fine Arts, David Woods, dean of the school of fine arts at the University of Connecticut, on Thursday, April 20, 4-5 p.m. in 917 Campus Center.
The School of Nursing and Elms College in Chicopee have been awarded a grant of $24,948 from the Board of Higher Education to encourage top honors students early in their nursing education to pursue an academic career.