Randolph W. Bromery, former chancellor and Commonwealth Professor Emeritus of geophysics, has been reappointed by President George W. Bush to a three-year term on the President’s Committee on the National Medal of Science.
A symposium examining the nature of the visualization process and the ways it has been used by artists and scientists to convey the wonderment of discovery to a broad audience will be held Wednesday, Feb. 2, 1-4 p.m. in 227 Herter Hall.
Daniel Gordon, interim dean of Commonwealth Honors College, has appointed Alexandrina Deschamps, a faculty member in Women, Gender, Sexuality Studies, associate dean of Commonwealth Honors College for the coming...
The Center for Teaching and Faculty Development has awarded 13 Fellowships for Innovative Teaching to UMass-Amherst instructors for 2014-2015. The FIT fellowship draws upon other previous teaching-centered fellowships and will focus on active, collaborative and innovative pedagogies that will empower faculty to take advantage of new classroom spaces in the Integrative Learning Center.
History professor David Glassberg taught in a faculty training program this summer at Shanghai Normal University that brought historians from a dozen universities from throughout China to learn about teaching Public History and starting Public History programs.
The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows:
Elva Orozco-Mendoza, Ph.D., Political Science. Monday, September 8, 9 a.m...
In concert with the Town of Amherst, the University of Massachusetts Amherst is continuing to limit campus-sponsored nighttime outdoor events on playing fields and grassy areas as a precautionary measure against mosquito-borne illnesses such as Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE). Amherst is considered a moderate-risk community for EEE by the state Department of Public Health.