AMHERST, Mass. – David Reckhow, director of the Environmental Institute at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, is coordinating a three-year, $400,000 nationwide project to study potentially carcinogenic compounds that can be formed in drinking water by the interaction of chlorine and natural organic matter contained in all reservoirs. A key goal is to find ways to keep organic debris out of reservoirs and rivers in the first place.
AMHERST, Mass. –The University of Massachusetts Amherst continues its observance of Black History Month with a variety of activities celebrating African-American culture and heritage. Among the notable events for the UMass Amherst community are a visit by acclaimed filmmaker Spike Lee on Feb. 17 and a Harlem Renaissance Ball in the Campus Center on Feb. 19.
Brian Burrell, a lecturer in the Mathematics and Statistics Department, will read from his new book, “Postcards from the Brain Museum,” on Wednesday, Feb. 9, at 7 p.m. at the Odyssey Bookshop in South Hadley.
Dan Kibe, a technical specialist in Food Science who recently returned from a tour of duty as an Air Force Reserve medic in Iraq, will discuss his experiences on "Upfront!" on WMUA, 91.1 FM on Wednesday, Feb. 9, 6-6:30 p.m.
AMHERST, Mass. – Two University of Massachusetts Amherst graduate students have won an international competition with a design for the Olympic Forest Park of the 2008 Summer Olympics to be held in Beijing, China.
AMHERST, Mass. – Brian Burrell, a mathematics lecturer at the University of Massachusetts Amherst , will read from his new book, "Postcards from the Brain Museum," this Wednesday, Feb. 9, at 7:00 p.m. at the Odyssey Bookshop in South Hadley.
AMHERST, Mass. – Students at the University of Massachusetts Amherst celebrated the New England Patriots'' Super Bowl victory Sunday night in a responsible manner with few incidents reported, according to UMass Amherst police.