A gift of $2.5 million from Andrew and Virginia Rudd of California, combined with matching funds, will create a $6.25 million endowed professorship in the Psychology Department. The position will be dedicated to the study of complex issues surrounding adoption.
AMHERST, Mass. – The Scientific Reasoning Research Institute (SRRI) at the University of Massachusetts Amherst has received two research grants from the National Science Foundation (NSF), totaling $5 million. SRRI is an interdisciplinary research organization devoted to the study of learning and instruction in the sciences and mathematics.
Professor John Clement of the Department of Teacher Education and Curriculum Studies has received the Distinguished Contributions to Science Education through Research Award from the National Association for Research in Science Teaching.
Pennsylvania State University English professor Bernard W. Bell will give a talk entitled "On Becoming an African American Scholar Activist" on Thursday, May 12 at 4:30 p.m. at Amherst Books, 8 Main St. in Amherst.