Robert Wilson of Hospitality and Tourism Management was reelected presiding officer of the Faculty Senate at its May 16 meeting. Senators also returned Biology professor Brian O’Connor to his post as delegate to the Board of Trustees.
In an effort to increase faculty awareness about sexual assault and relationship violence, the Faculty Senate voted May 16 to distribute annual data reports and a resource guide to all academic departments, faculty and teaching assistants.
A team of scientists, including Chemical Engineering professor Phillip R. Westmoreland, has detected a class of compounds called enols – never before observed in flames. The discovery could lead to cleaner-burning fuels in the future.
The Ethics of Digital Storytelling for Public Health will deal with integrating digital storytelling techniques into community-based public health projects and the ethics of asking participants to share personal information.
Joseph Hamill, associate dean for research and professor of kinesiology, will be the 2015 commencement speaker for the baccalaureate graduation ceremony of the School of Social Sciences and Education at California State University, Bakersfield on June 12.
The UMassGives online fundraising event successfully raised more than $108,000 for the flagship campus and boosted the number of alumni who donate to the university. Alumni, the largest group of supporters, made approximately 45 percent of the total gifts.
The Renaissance Center is celebrating the opening of its gardens with a concert by Nota Bene on Sunday, June 7 from 2-4 p.m.
The a cappella women’s trio of Annie Philips, Elizabeth Chilton and Nina Wurgaft will...
The first of two six-week summer sessions of yoga classes in the Newman Center is underway.
Led by experienced professional teacher Eric Burri, the classes are open to all. All levels of experience are welcome....