AMHERST, Mass. - Coretta Scott King, founding president and chief executive officer of The Martin Luther King Jr., Center for Nonviolent Social Change in Atlanta, and Patricia Schroeder, former Democratic Congresswoman from Colorado, will speak at the Mullins Center at the University of Massachusetts Thurs., Sept. 25 at 7:30 p.m.
AMHERST, Mass. - People seeking a master''s degree in computer science from the University of Massachusetts can now do so without stepping a foot on campus, through the Video Instructional Program (VIP).
AMHERST, Mass. - A program at the University of Massachusetts is aimed at encouraging college students from diverse backgrounds to pursue advanced degrees in engineering. Eight students are participating this year in the Summer Research Experience for Undergraduates. The program, in its third year at UMass, is funded by the National Science Foundation, and is coordinated by professors Sharon Long and James Male, both of the civil and environmental engineering department.
AMHERST, Mass. - Charlena Seymour, dean of the Graduate School at the University of Massachusetts and president of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA), recently addressed the South African Speech-Language-Hearing Association at its general meeting in Johannesburg.
AMHERST, Mass. - The department of food science at the University of Massachusetts and the food industry have established a new and unique partnership that benefits both UMass and the companies that participate.
AMHERST, Mass. - Using satellite images from space along with volunteers who collect measurements and samples from lakes and ponds, University of Massachusetts researchers are developing a cost-effective way to monitor water quality and weed growth in the state’s waters. UMass is sharing its findings with the state Department of Environmental Management (DEM), and the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).
AMHERST, Mass. - The University of Massachusetts and Wal-Mart Stores Inc. are teaming up to attract students to careers in science and technology. This fall, Wal-Mart is awarding four-year scholarships, each totaling $20,000, to two incoming first-year University students who are pursuing degrees in the science and technology fields.
AMHERST, Mass. - The University of Massachusetts School of Management will celebrate the graduation of its first class of master of business administration students from its Pittsfield program on Friday, Aug. 1 at 7 p.m. at the Berkshire Plaza Hotel in downtown Pittsfield.