Paul R. Fisette, associate professor of Natural Resources Conservation and director of the Building Materials and Wood Technology Program, has been reappointed to a three-year term on the Board of Infrastructure and the Constructed Environment (BICE) of the National Academy of Sciences. His new term extends to September 2008.
Campus officials have begun a semester-long pedestrian safety program designed to improve the attitudes and actions of pedestrians as well as drivers, to upgrade the physical landscape of campus roadways, and to serve as a source of crucial data to be used in designing similar programs on campuses nationwide.
Psychology professor Susan Whitbourne was honored at the “Twenty-Sixth Eminent Women in Psychology Symposium: Historical and Personal Perspectives” during the American Psychological Association’s 113th annual convention held Aug. 18-21 in Washington, D.C.
AMHERST, Mass. – A retrospective of 21 East German films from the DEFA Film Library at the University of Massachusetts Amherst will be featured at New York’s Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) next month before touring the United States and Germany.