Just four months after transferring to UMass Amherst, junior Biology major Simon V. Miner has been awarded a Morris K. Udall Scholarship. He is one of only 81 students in the country to receive the merit-based scholarship.
Five speakers noted for their innovative work in education, administration, community and human development will be featured at “Human Values and Harmony in Diversity in Educational Systems: an educational symposium” on Thursday, May 19 from 1-3 p.m. in the Campus Center Auditorium.
The School of Public Health and Health Sciences has awarded three grants $8,330 to faculty teams to foster interdisciplinary research in the public health and health sciences fields. The grants were created by Eileen Breslin, interim dean of SPHHS.
AMHERST, Mass. – Frank Trusdell of the U.S. Geological Survey''s Hawaiian Volcano Observatory will present the annual R.W. Bromery Lecture in the department of geosciences at the University of Massachusetts Amherst on Wednesday, May 11, at 4:30 p.m. in 231 Herter Hall. Trusdell''s talk is entitled “Volcanic Hazards: Coexisting with Volcanoes.”
AMHERST, Mass. – John McCarthy, professor and director of the graduate program in linguistics at the University of Massachusetts Amherst , has been elected a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. A total of 196 fellows were elected this year.
Retroactive lump sum payments for all eligible non-unit employees, non-exempt and exempt, will be paid in checks issued on Friday, May 6, according to Juan A. Jarrett, assistant vice chancellor for Human Resources.