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The University of Massachusetts Amherst is conducting a confidential survey of all current students, faculty and staff to better understand the challenges of creating a campus environment that is respectful and inclusive for all. On Nov. 14, all faculty, students and staff received a personalized...
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Fourteen staff and students attended the Leading for Change fall summit on diversity and equity issues held Nov. 7 at Bridgewater State University. The day-long program included discussions by representatives of member institutions of progress and obstacles to closing achievement gaps through...
Leading for Change participants
Rutgers University professor Benjamin Justice, a finalist for dean of the College of Education, will make a public presentation on Monday, Nov. 14 at 11 a.m. in 102 Furcolo Hall. Justice chairs the department of educational theory, policy and administration at the Rutgers Graduate School of...
Benjamin Justice
To support research on new instructional innovations and learning space design, UMass Amherst has launched its first experimental classroom, a new collaboration between the Instructional Innovation group, the Institute for Teaching Excellence and Faculty Development (TEFD), and Herman Miller, the...
Experimental classroom
University of Miami professor Laura P. Kohn-Wood, a finalist for dean of the College of Education, will make a public presentation on Monday, Nov. 7 at 11 a.m. in 102 Furcolo Hall. Kohn-Wood chairs the department of educational and psychological studies in Miami’s School of Education and...
Laura P. Kohn-Wood
Tricia R. Serio, head of the department of molecular and cellular biology at the University of Arizona and a finalist for dean of the College of Natural Sciences, will make a public presentation on Monday, Nov. 7 at 4:30 p.m. in S330 Life Sciences Laboratories. Serio is the fifth and final...
Tricia R. Serio
Columbia University professor A. Lin Goodwin, a finalist for dean of the College of Education, will make a public presentation on Thursday, Nov. 4 at 2:45 p.m. in 101 Furcolo Hall. Goodwin is a vice dean and professor in the department of curriculum and teaching at Teachers College, Columbia...
A. Lin Goodwin
AMHERST, Mass. – The Cornell Douglas Foundation, an environmental health and justice advocacy group based in Bethesda, Md., has named University of Massachusetts Amherst environmental health scientist Laura Vandenberg one of its 2016 Pearl Award winners in recognition of her “...
Laura Vandenberg
Cynthia I. Gerstl-Pepin, a finalist for dean of the College of Education, will make a public presentation on Tuesday, Nov. 1 at 2:45 p.m. in 101 Furcolo Hall. Gerstl-Pepin is currently associate dean for academic affairs and research at the College of Education and Social Services at the...
Cynthia Gerstl-Pepin
Two more finalists for dean of the College of Natural Sciences will make public presentations in the coming week. The schedule is as follows: Peter Wainwright, interim dean of the College of Biological Sciences and distinguished professor at the University of California, Davis; Monday, Oct. 31 at...
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