Assistant professor Susan Roberts of the Chemical Engineering Department is conducting research that could dramatically increase the world’s production of Taxol, one of the closest things science has to a cure for cancer.
Andrew Effrat has been named associate provost for Faculty Recruitment and Retention by Charlena M. Seymour, provost and senior vice chancellor for Academic Affairs. The appointment takes effect Sept. 1.
Residential Life is again using a centralized check-in system that employs reservation times for arriving students moving into campus housing, according to Sarah Rastallis, Residence Hall Services manager.
The reservation system is a key component of move-in because it staggers arrivals to campus...
Professor Daniel Gordon of the history department has been reappointed interim dean of Commonwealth Honors College, effective Sept. 1, according to Provost James V. Staros.
Gordon became interim dean last year after the death of dean Priscilla Clarkson, just days before the opening of the...
The Faculty Senate has scheduled nine meetings for the 2014-15 academic year. All meetings take place in 227 Herter all at 3:30 p.m. Fall semester meetings are slated for Sept. 11, Oct. 9, Nov. 13 and Dec. 11.
The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows:
Elva Orozco-Mendoza, Ph.D., Political Science. Monday, September 8, 9 a.m...
In concert with the Town of Amherst, the university is continuing to limit campus-sponsored nighttime outdoor events on playing fields and grassy areas as a precautionary measure against mosquito-borne illnesses such as Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE). Amherst is considered a moderate-risk community for EEE by the state Department of Public Health.