AMHERST, Mass. – An interdisciplinary team of graduate students at the University of Massachusetts Amherst has won $45,000 for their proposal for a new company that would develop drug delivery platforms for targeting cancer and making chemotherapy more effective.
When education and the needs of the community intersect, the situation is definitely win-win. Such is the case with the Psychological Services Center, a community mental health clinic operated by the clinical division of the Department of Psychology.
Five members of the campus chapter of Engineers Without Borders have just returned from initiating a long-term project in western Kenya to provide local farmers with a reliable, life-giving source of clean drinking water.