AMHERST, Mass. –The University of Massachusetts Amherst continues its observance of Black History Month with a variety of activities celebrating African-American culture and heritage. Among the notable events for the UMass Amherst community are a visit by acclaimed filmmaker Spike Lee on Feb. 17 and a Harlem Renaissance Ball in the Campus Center on Feb. 19.
AMHERST, Mass. – David Reckhow, director of the Environmental Institute at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, is coordinating a three-year, $400,000 nationwide project to study potentially carcinogenic compounds that can be formed in drinking water by the interaction of chlorine and natural organic matter contained in all reservoirs. A key goal is to find ways to keep organic debris out of reservoirs and rivers in the first place.
AMHERST, Mass. – Two University of Massachusetts Amherst graduate students have won an international competition with a design for the Olympic Forest Park of the 2008 Summer Olympics to be held in Beijing, China.
Brian Burrell, a lecturer in the Mathematics and Statistics Department, will read from his new book, “Postcards from the Brain Museum,” on Wednesday, Feb. 9, at 7 p.m. at the Odyssey Bookshop in South Hadley.
Dan Kibe, a technical specialist in Food Science who recently returned from a tour of duty as an Air Force Reserve medic in Iraq, will discuss his experiences on "Upfront!" on WMUA, 91.1 FM on Wednesday, Feb. 9, 6-6:30 p.m.
AMHERST, Mass. – Brian Burrell, a mathematics lecturer at the University of Massachusetts Amherst , will read from his new book, "Postcards from the Brain Museum," this Wednesday, Feb. 9, at 7:00 p.m. at the Odyssey Bookshop in South Hadley.