The W.M. Keck Electron Microscopy Center at the University of Massachusetts Amherst is consolidating two sophisticated electron microscopes and a team of expert operators to provide centralized services for all departments on campus.
Jewish graphic novelists Leela Corman, Sarah Glidden and Liana Finck and Israeli cartoonist and comics historian Keren Katz will present talks on their work and take part in a panel discussion at several area venues from June 16-19. In addition, the artists will offer four days of workshops on...
Audiology doctoral candidate Amanda Griffin of UMass Amherst is seeking children ages six to 12 years old who either have normal hearing or permanent hearing loss in just one ear, for a study looking at the impact of classroom listening environments on speech understanding and comprehension.
An auction of abandoned property held by the UMass Police Department is being held Friday, June 20 at 6 p.m. at Douglas Auctioneers, 241 Greenfield Rd. (Route 5), South Deerfield. The items include various brand bicycles in fair to good condition, watches, assorted electronic equipment, jewelry, backpacks and miscellaneous objects.
The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows:
Daniel Kirsch, Ph.D., Political Science. Monday, June 16, 10 a.m., 314 Thompson. Dissertation: “Southie versus Roxbury: Crime, Welfare, and the Racialized...
Helen E. Podgurski, 93, of Cleveland Heights, Ohio, retired office manager in the Office of the Dean of Natural Sciences and Mathematics in the College of Arts and Sciences, died May 5.
She was a U.S. Marine Corps Veteran of World War II.
She joined the College of Arts and Sciences dean’s...
Robert Lee Gray, 83, of Amherst, retired business manager in physics and astronomy, died March 18.
Born in Monessen, Pa., he earned his baccalaureate degree at California State Teachers College in Pennsylvania.
A Korean War veteran, he served in the U.S. Navy from 1951-55 as an electronic...
A free, six-week wellness program for faculty and staff is being offered by Get Moving UMass, the outreach arm of Campus Recreation, beginning July 8. From Work to Wellness is designed to bring fitness and wellness opportunities to participants through weekly walks, new workouts, physical activity tips and nutrition advice taught by Get Moving UMass volunteers.
A research team led by Sam Nugen received a $495,950 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture to improve food safety by developing faster ways to detect and remove microbial contamination.