AMHERST, Mass. - Paul R. Fisette, associate professor in the Natural Resources Conservation department at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, has been appointed to a national committee that will review and assess the benefits of “green schools.”
A new series celebrating Jewish contributions to progressive social and political causes begins Monday, April 4 with a musical performance by Charming Hostess at 7:30 p.m. in the Student Union Gallery.
AMHERST, Mass. – Thomas P. Russell, professor of polymer science and engineering at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, will give the fourth and final Distinguished Faculty Lecture Mon. April 4 at 4 p.m. in the Bernie Dallas Room of Goodell Hall.
Chancellor John V. Lombardi this week responded to criticism of his draft action plan to improve campus diversity by revising the timetable for discussing the proposal and augmenting the materials available to the campus community.
A state senate task force report which recommends up to $300 million in additional spending on public higher education and caps on tuition and fee increases drew praise from Chancellor John V. Lombardi, who expressed enthusiasm for the panel’s objectives.
Massimo V. Fischetti, professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, has received more than $70,000 worth of specialized computer hardware from the Shared University Research equipment donation program at IBM.
Jonathan Boyarin, Brownstone Visiting Professor of Jewish Studies at Dartmouth College, will speak on “Responsive Thinking: Cultural Studies and Jewish Historiography” on Tuesday, April 5 at 4 p.m. in 803 Campus Center.