AMHERST, Mass. – Two University of Massachusetts Amherst faculty members were appointed to named professorships by President Jack M. Wilson following the Feb. 15 meeting of the University’s Board of Trustees at the Dartmouth campus.
About 100 students and faculty gathered outside the Student Union Feb. 16 to hold a rally for the release of freelance reporter and alumna Jill Carroll, who was abducted Jan. 7 while on assignment for the Christian Science Monitor in Baghdad.
The Board of Trustees voted Feb. 15 to approve the appointment with tenure of Teri L. Yohn of Georgetown University as associate professor in the Department of Accounting and Information Systems, effective Sept. 1.
AMHERST, Mass. – “A Taste of Japan,” a themed dining experience, will provide authentic and traditional Japanese cuisine and also explore the Japanese culture in the Oak Room of the Worcester Dining Commons on Wednesday, Feb. 15 from 5 to 8 p.m.
AMHERST, Mass. – Robot navigation and data gathered from smart sensors are the focus of two National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER program grants awarded to University of Massachusetts Amherst computer scientists.