Margaret A. Riley, professor of Biology, has been awarded a four-year, $900,000 grant from the National Institutes for Health (NIH) to study the development and spread of bacterial antibiotic resistance.
The Office of Jewish Affairs is marking its 10th anniversary this month with four programs which exemplify its efforts to build bridges of understanding and mutual respect between Jews and other religious, racial and ethnic communities on campus.
Former Anthropology professor and associate provost Johnnetta B. Cole, now president of Bennett College for Women in Greensboro, N.C., will be honored April 7 as this year’s Distinguished Citizen Scholar by the Citizen Scholars Program in Commonwealth College.
Davis, business manager in veterinary and animal sciences and a 2007 graduate in Judaic studies, raced up the sweltering stairwell of One World Trade Center in New York City on May 17 with 900 fellow competitors to raise money for service members catastrophically injured in war.
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.
All friends of the late George Richason are invited to meet June 13 at Amherst Golf Club, where George spent many a Saturday watching over the First Tee with a hat and stogie. There will be free barbecue and a cash bar.
First- and second-grade children who are having difficulty learning to read can get individual help over the summer by enrolling in a 10-session Reading Camp offered two mornings per week in June and July at the Center for Language, Speech and Hearing at UMass Amherst.