The Center for e-Design and Realization of Engineered Products and Systems in the Mechanical and Industrial Engineering Department has received a gift of software valued at more than $76,800 from the Ball Aerospace and Technologies Corporation. The gift of the KnowledgeKinetics (K2) Software License provides the center with a collaborative engineering software tool that can be used to track ongoing changes on a cooperative design throughout its production life cycle. The center is one of the two at the College of Engineering funded by the National Science Foundation. It conducts research into technology that allows distant multiple users to collaborate, and software tools to inter-operate seamlessly, on new product designs in cyberspace.
UMass Amherst Hillel is one of two Hillel Foundations officially reaccredited recently by the Washington, D.C.-based board of directors of Hillel: The Foundation for Jewish Campus Life. The accreditation recognizes its adherence to Hillel''s international standards of excellence.
United Way of Hampshire County addresses the root causes of poverty, violence and hopelessness by focusing on how to prevent them. Its investment strategy centers on strengthening children and families, the basis of building healthy communities.
AMHERST, Mass. – University of Massachusetts Amherst Hillel is one of two Hillel Foundations officially reaccredited recently by the Washington, D.C.-based Board of Directors of Hillel: The Foundation for Jewish Campus Life. The accreditation recognizes its adherence to Hillel''s international standards of excellence.
Jonathan Lethem, author of “Motherless Brooklyn,” “The Fortress of Solitude,” and the a newly published collection of stories, “Men and Cartoons,” will be the featured guest on “MR2,” the radio version of Massachusetts Review, on Thursday, Dec. 16, 5:30-6:30 p.m. on WMUA, 91.1 FM.
Krista Harper, assistant professor in the Department of Anthropology and the Center for Public Policy and Administration, will study Roma human rights advances and attitudes in Eastern Europe next semester as a European Union Policy Affairs Research Fellow.