The arrival of the home heating season serves as a good reminder of the importance of installing and maintaining carbon monoxide detectors, according to Robert Laford, campus safety officer at Environmental Health and Safety.
Noam Chomsky, the founder of modern linguistics and the original shaper of current thinking on the biological basis for the human language capacity, will deliver the Linguistics Department’s Fifth Annual Donald C. and Margaret H. Freeman Lecture on Tuesday, Oct. 11 at 3:30 p.m. in the Student Union Ballroom.
AMHERST, Mass.– Research into microbes that can harvest electricity from waste matter and clean up polluted sites has garnered a major investment from the U.S. Department of Energy. The DOE has awarded $21.8 million over five years to University of Massachusetts Amherst microbiologist Derek Lovley for investigations of the Geobacteraceae, the microbial family with energy-harvesting powers that scientists hope to harness.
AMHERST, Mass. – Nancy Cohen, professor and department head of nutrition, and Thomas Roeper, professor of linguistics, have been named recipients of the 2005 President’s Public Service Awards at the University of Massachusetts.