A series of forums with candidates for the dean’s post at the School of Education began this week with a visit by Cynthia Tomovic, head of the department of organizational leadership and supervision at Purdue University.
A $50,000 grant for a project designed to increase teachers'' computer applications and information technology in the classroom has been awarded to the Pioneer Valley Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Network (PV STEMNET).
Thomas P. Russell, professor of Polymer Science and Engineering, will give this year''s concluding Distinguished Faculty Lecture on Monday, April 4 at 4 p.m. in the Bernie Dallas Room of Goodell Hall. The talk is titled “Small Devices from Long Chains: Polymer and Nanotechnology.”
Chancellor John V. Lombardi this week responded to criticism of his draft action plan to improve campus diversity by revising the timetable for discussing the proposal and augmenting the materials available to the campus community.
A state senate task force report which recommends up to $300 million in additional spending on public higher education and caps on tuition and fee increases drew praise from Chancellor John V. Lombardi, who expressed enthusiasm for the panel’s objectives.
More than 80 minority high school students, guidance counselors and science teachers from around the state will convene in the Lincoln Campus Center Auditorium March 29 for a day of first-hand demonstrations about careers in engineering.
The campus’s Labor/Management Workplace Education program, working with a group of local employers, unions and the Franklin/Hampshire Regional Employment Board, will help boost the skills of area workers and prepare others to obtain jobs in higher education.
Lisa Wexler, associate professor of community health education in the School of Public Health and Health Sciences, was recently spotlighted on "Public Health Minute," a public radio segment sponsored by the Lehman School of Health Sciences, Human Services and Nursing, City University of New York.
Agnes Francis Mary (Gubbins) Sullivan, 98, a former stenographer in mathematics and statistics, died April 25 in Bunnell, Fla.
Born in 1916 in Annsville, N.Y., she was the widow of John A. Sullivan.
She is survived by...
Merle Evelyn Thornton Bacon, 102, of Hadley, a longtime employee of veterinary and animal sciences, died Aug. 21 at the Fisher Home in Amherst.
Born in 1913 in Pelham, she was the widow of Carlton Bacon.
Friends and colleagues of John Austin Hunt are invited to attend an informal “at-home” remembrance gathering at 14 Beston St. in Amherst on Saturday Sept. 12, from 2-5:30 p.m. Stories will be shared...
The Faculty Senate has released its meeting schedule for the 2015-16 academic year.
For the fall semester, the senate will meet Sept. 10, Oct. 8, Nov. 12 and Dec. 10.
Spring semester sessions are scheduled for Jan. 28...
The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows:
Robert Palumbo, Ph.D., Electrical and Computer Engineering. Wednesday, September 9...