A team of faculty in the Department of Communication Disorders has received a four-year, $733,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Education to train graduate students in speech-language pathology to become specialists in autism.
Campus scientists are part of a collaborative project that received nearly $2.4 million from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to develop worldwide protocols for identifying and studying offshore geohazards, including earthquakes that can trigger tsunamis.
The world premiere performance of “home land security,” a new play examining the consequences of the “war on terror” in the lives of ordinary people, will be staged Friday, Nov. 4 at 8 p.m. in Bowker Auditorium.
The Political Economy Research Institute this week released "Decent Work in America," a report that includes the first index ever to rank all 50 states and the District of Columbia in terms of their climates for workers.
At a time when the Internet has changed the nature of academic research, educating students about what constitutes plagiarism is a crucial element in preventing academic dishonesty, several campus educators told the Faculty Senate Oct. 20.
Over the next two weeks, unionized professional staff and classified supervisors at the Amherst campus and employees at other UMass campuses will choose whether to remain affiliated with the Service Employees International Union or to transfer to the Massachusetts Teachers Association.
David Powers Curley Jr., 65, of Agawam, retired director of trademark and licensing administration, died April 18.
Born Jan. 17, 1952 in Richmond, Va., he graduated from Windsor, Conn., High School.
He joined UMass...
Bernice M. (Podlesny) Duda, 98, of Whately, a retired laboratory technician, died April 22.
She joined UMass Amherst in 1966 and retired as a technical assistant in veterinary and animal sciences in 1985.
This year’s Distinguished Teaching Awards, the campus’ highest honor for classroom excellence, were presented to faculty from Natural Sciences, Engineering and Management at the UMass Amherst Awards Dinner...
Hundreds of students, staff and faculty are expected to participate in the 7th annual Daffodil Run to benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters of Hampshire County on Sunday, April 30, beginning at Kendrick Park in Amherst....
Five faculty and staff members will discuss “Faculty as Engaged Scholars in an Era of Uncertainty” during a panel presented by the Public Engagement Project on Monday, May 1 from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the Hadley Room of the Campus Center.
Information Technology is conducting an animal shelter supply drive Monday, May 1 through Friday, May 5 to benefit the Thomas J. O’Connor Animal Control and Adoption Center Foundation in Springfield.