Just four months after transferring to UMass Amherst, junior Biology major Simon V. Miner has been awarded a Morris K. Udall Scholarship. He is one of only 81 students in the country to receive the merit-based scholarship.
Five speakers noted for their innovative work in education, administration, community and human development will be featured at “Human Values and Harmony in Diversity in Educational Systems: an educational symposium” on Thursday, May 19 from 1-3 p.m. in the Campus Center Auditorium.
Frank Trusdell of the U.S. Geological Survey’s Hawaiian Volcano Observatory will present the annual R.W. Bromery Lecture in the Department of Geosciences on Wednesday, May 11, at 4:30 p.m. in 231 Herter Hall.
Noralv Veggeland of Lillehammer University College in Norway will serve as a lecturer in the Center for Public Policy and Administration during the spring 2006 semester through a program sponsored by the American-Scandinavian Foundation.
The campus community is invited to attend a presentation by William S. McClure, a candidate for director of Continuing and Professional Education, on Friday, May 6 at 10:45 a.m. at the Continuing Education Building, 100 Venture Way in Hadley.
Student presentations on a wide variety of subjects highlighting the ways that plants enhance our everyday lives will be featured at the Plant, Soil and Insect Science Department’s 18th annual HerbFest on Tuesday, May 3 from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. in he Student Union Ballroom.
A team of scientists led by Entomology professor Joseph Elkinton are releasing a few hundred parasitic flies in Hingham on May 4 as part of an effort to control the winter moth, a new invasive species in eastern Massachusetts.
Excellence in classroom teaching, research and scholarly activity, and academic advising will be recognized May 13 when the campus holds its annual awards banquet. The event is sponsored by the vice provost for Research.
Center for Public Policy and Administration director and economics professor M.V. Lee Badgett has been quoted in several news articles in the wake of the June 26 Supreme Court decision legalizing same-sex marriage...
New England Public Radio reporter and “Morning Edition” host Henry Epp picked up a PRNDI Award from Public Radio News Directors Inc., an independent organization of public radio news directors.
A community-based risk reduction intervention in Nepal produced a significant increase in knowledge about HIV and intentions to adopt preventive behaviors, according to a study by researchers in the School of Public...
New England Public Radio is broadcasting live concerts from Tanglewood every Sunday afternoon through Aug. 16 on 88.5 FM. The broadcast season begins July 5 at 2 p.m. with the Boston Pops Orchestra featuring special...
A new fence line for the next phase of work on the Physical Sciences Building Project will be established on Monday, July 6. he new construction area will extend south of the West Experiment Station, west to Goessmann and north to the Lederle Graduate Research Center lowrise. Vehicle access to the Goessmann loading dock will be maintained.
Starting Monday, July 6 and running approximately five weeks, or until completion, fire hydrants on campus will undergo an annual flushing process. Flushing will begin at 3 p.m. and run until 9 p.m. every weekday. The perimeter of the campus will be done early in the shift and the core later in the shift. Residential areas, including North Village and Lincoln Apartments, will be notified two days prior to flushing.