More then 300 culinary professionals attended the 22nd annual Tastes of the World Culinary Conference at UMass Amherst, which featured renowned chefs Alice Waters, Joanne Weir and Jehangir Mehta and six days of workshops and presentations on healthy food under the theme “Food is Medicine and Food is Love.”
Communicable disease epidemics place a huge burden on public health systems around the world, and techniques for predicting outbreaks to date have not adequately addressed public health officials’ need for real-time information, says biostatistician Nicholas Reich at UMass Amherst and co-authors of a new case study of dengue hemorrhagic fever in Thailand.
Leila Kawar, political science and legal studies, has been awarded the Herbert Jacob Book Prize by the Law and Society Association (LSA).
“Contesting Immigration Policy in Court: Legal Activism and its Radiating Effects in the United States and France,” was chosen co-winner from a...
Dr. Pierre Rouzier, team physician at UMass Amherst with a practice in sports medicine, has embarked from Newport, Ore., on a 4,128-mile bicycle trip across the United States in the company of a storybook hamster named Henry whose singular aim is to get young folks excited about eating well and exercise.
Ann Huntington Grose, 89, a retired nurse practitioner with health services, of Amherst, died June 8.
Born Sept. 11, 1926, she grew up in Southport, Conn., she attended nursing school at the University of Connecticut and worked at Yale New Haven Hospital.
She became a nurse at the University of...
Beginning in September, a number of Holyoke high school juniors and seniors will have the opportunity to get a jump start on earning college credits from UMass Amherst at a very affordable cost, thanks to a new program announced by Holyoke Public Schools receiver Stephen Zrike and UMass Amherst Chancellor Kumble Subbaswamy.
The MassMutual Foundation grant of $15 million over 10 years will support two outstanding areas of academic and research excellence at UMass Amherst: The Center for Data Science and the Cybersecurity Institute.