Barton Byg, professor in German and Scandinavian Studies and director of the DEFA Film Library, introduced the West Coast DVD premiere of the film “Goya” on Oct. 18 at the Villa Aurora in Pacific Palisades, Calif.
“What Price Utopia? Essays on Ideological Policing, Feminism, and Academic Affairs,” by Daphne Patai, professor of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures, was published earlier this year by Rowman & Littlefield.
Massachusetts Commissioner of Agriculture Doug Petersen presented Ken Toong, director of Dining Services, with the state’s Faces of Agriculture Award in a Sept. 26 ceremony at Berkshire Dining Commons.
“Teaching Art History with New Technologies. Reflections and Case Studies,” co-edited by Laetitia La Follette, associate professor of Art History, was published earlier this year by Cambridge Scholars Publishing.
UMass Amherst undergraduates in the Stockbridge School of Agriculture have set up a hydroponic food farm on campus. They grow leafy greens, vegetables and fruits in raised water beds, and they aim to supply fresh produce to the campus community year-round.
The Board of Trustees has established two new endowed professorships within the College of Natural Sciences: the Psychology of Peace and Violence Professorship and the Fergus M. Clydesdale Professorship in Food Science.
The anonymously funded Psychology of Peace and Violence Professorship will...
The Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies is being named in honor of its founding director, English professor emeritus Arthur F. Kinney, whose collection of more than 12,000 manuscripts, rare books, maps and other materials is the cornerstone of its library.
The renaming of...
The College of Natural Sciences (CNS) has announced the establishment of the Mahoney Life Sciences Prize, an annual competition for CNS scientists engaged in high-impact applied life sciences research.
The prize is made possible through the generosity of the Mahoney family to recognize UMass...
The Cognitive and Developmental Neuroscience Lab is recruiting volunteers for an EEG (electroencephalogram) study investigating the neural basis of visual cognition as well as a behavioral study investigating the neural basis of numerosity perception.
The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows:
Janna Mantua, Ph.D., Neuroscience and Behavior. Monday, July 31, 9:30 a.m., 521B...