N.J. (Jay) Demerath III of the Department of Sociology has been appointed a Distinguished Professor by President Jack M. Wilson. The appointment was made following approval by the Board of Trustees at its Aug. 24 meeting in Boston. The title recognizes Demerath for his outstanding academic and professional accomplishments.
AMHERST, Mass. – An analysis by a University of Massachusetts Amherst scientist of the computer models that characterize the tectonics of the Los Angeles Basin suggest that five faults in the basin pose more of a seismic hazard than previously estimated.
AMHERST, Mass. – Rosio Alvarez, executive director of the office of information technologies and deputy chief information officer at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, has been named a 2005-06 American Council on Education Fellow.
AMHERST, Mass. - The University of Massachusetts Amherst ranks among the nation’s top 50 public national universities, according to the 2006 edition of America’s Best Colleges, released this week by U.S. News & World Report.
Rosio Alvarez, executive director of the Office of Information Technologies and deputy chief information officer, has been named a 2005-06 American Council on Education Fellow. She is one of 39 fellows selected this year for the national leadership development program.
AMHERST, Mass. - Gov. W. Mitt Romney visited the UMass Amherst campus today to outline his capital plan for the University system and participate in a round-table briefing on science education and research.