Political Science and Public Policy professor Jane E. Fountain recently gave a keynote address at the 10th anniversary celebration of the Public Policy Studies Association of Japan and also presented an invited lecture to the Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry (RIETI)in Tokyo.
Anna Nagurney, John F. Smith Memorial Professor at the Isenberg School of Management, will deliver the keynote speech at the 2006 Fudan International Management Science Forum, Aug. 18-19, in Shanghai, China.
Anthony Jung, the head cook at Hampshire Dining Commons, won the silver medal at the sixth annual National Association of College and University Food Services competition at the association’s national conference held in July in Toronto.
Frank P. Lattuca Jr., professor and head of the Department of Hospitality and Tourism Management, received the Howard B. Meek Award from the International Council of Hotel, Restaurant and Institutional Education (ICHRIE).
Richard Yam, international student advisor of the International Programs Office (IPO), was recently appointed as the Central and Western Massachusetts state representative of the New England Region XI of NAFSA: Association of International Educators.
The College of Education’s Center for Youth Engagement sponsored the Third International Conference and Symposium on Inclusive Education on June 26-27 at the UMass Center in Springfield.
The conference brought together researchers from Germany, Turkey, the Netherlands and the U.S. to address...
Vice Chancellor for Administration and Finance Jim Sheehan is leaving to assume the same post at UMass Dartmouth, Chancellor Kumble Subbaswamy announced June 30.
Sheehan’s departure is effective Sept. 1, the chancellor said in a broadcast email. “Jim has served in his position with distinction over...
Two peregrine falcon chicks that hatched in the nest high atop the W.E.B. Du Bois Library earlier this month were banded June 29 by Tom French, assistant director of natural heritage and endangered species at the Massachusetts Department of Fish and Game. Though the chicks were hatched later than...
UMass Medical School’s new partnership with Baystate Health will serve as an important complement to ongoing, community-based health initiatives by UMass Amherst in the Springfield area, particularly activities of the School of Public Health and Health Sciences, says Dean C. Marjorie Aelion.
New England Public Radio is broadcasting live concerts from Tanglewood every Sunday afternoon through Aug. 16 on 88.5 FM. The broadcast season begins July 5 at 2 p.m. with the Boston Pops Orchestra featuring special...
A new fence line for the next phase of work on the Physical Sciences Building Project will be established on Monday, July 6. he new construction area will extend south of the West Experiment Station, west to Goessmann and north to the Lederle Graduate Research Center lowrise. Vehicle access to the Goessmann loading dock will be maintained.
Starting Monday, July 6 and running approximately five weeks, or until completion, fire hydrants on campus will undergo an annual flushing process. Flushing will begin at 3 p.m. and run until 9 p.m. every weekday. The perimeter of the campus will be done early in the shift and the core later in the shift. Residential areas, including North Village and Lincoln Apartments, will be notified two days prior to flushing.