AMHERST, Mass. - Faculty from several disciplines at the University of Massachusetts are members of a group that advises the managers of the Quabbin Reservoir on how best to protect and conserve metropolitan Boston’s water supply and the forest that surrounds it.
AMHERST, Mass. - Baystate Health System and the University of Massachusetts Amherst have signed a comprehensive agreement that will expand their affiliation in the area of biomedical research and technology and other disciplines related to the health care sciences. The new initiative builds on the success of the Collaborative Biomedical Research Program between Baystate Medical Center and UMass, which was established in 1996 and supported by the City of Springfield.
AMHERST, Mass. - Two University of Massachusetts resource economists are leaders of a team of researchers studying issues ranging from the quality and safety of imported food to trends in food economics that reveal how often people eat out.
AMHERST, Mass. - The Center for Information Technology and Dispute Resolution (CITDR) at the University of Massachusetts is sponsoring a five-day, online series of workshops, discussions, courses, and software demonstrations on resolving disputes that arise in cyberspace. The event is called the Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) CyberWeek and will run from Nov. 9-13.
AMHERST, Mass. - University of Massachusetts scientist and museum director William Bemis is accustomed to publishing heavy scientific tomes, and seeing his name in prestigious journals. But while Bemis is passionate about his work - ichthyology, or the study of fishes - he ruefully notes that, "We’re just not the kind of scientists Hollywood makes movies about."
AMHERST, Mass. - The University of Massachusetts will celebrate the naming of the Eugene M. Isenberg School of Management with a series of events Oct. 23-24 that includes an official unveiling ceremony, presentation of the Chancellor’s Medal and the Medallion for Entrepreneurship to Eugene M. Isenberg, and a private black-tie dinner at the William D. Mullins Memorial Center.
AMHERST, Mass. - As part of a weekend-long celebration incorporating Homecoming and the UMass Festival, the University of Massachusetts will host a special convocation Friday, Oct. 23 in Bowker Auditorium to award Chancellor''s Medals to a number of distinguished faculty and alumni. The Chancellor''s Medal is the highest honor the campus bestows on individuals, and is given for exemplary and extraordinary service to the University.
AMHERST, Mass. - A gift of $260,000 from the estate of a former New Jersey groundskeeper and his wife will establish a scholarship fund for students studying turfgrass management at the two-year Stockbridge School at the University of Massachusetts.