Norman Johnson of Plant, Soil and Insect Sciences has written the first book for general audiences examining what biologists can learn about evolution by studying DNA sequences. The book will be available in July from the Oxford University Press.
Brenda K. Bushouse, assistant professor of Political Science and Public Policy, has been selected by Zero to Three, the National Center for Infants, Toddlers, and Families, to participate in its Leaders for the 21st Century Fellowship program.
Jane A. Baran, professor and chair of Communication Disorders, was a featured speaker at the 2nd International Auditory Processing Conference/Symposium: Auditory Processing and Learning Disabilities on June 7-8 in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
Marla R. Miller, associate professor of History, has won the Millia Davenport Publication Award from the Costume Society of America for her book “The Needle’s Eye: Women and Work in the Age of Revolution.”
Deputy Chief Patrick Archbald and Lt. David White of the UMass Amherst Police Department recently completed a weapons of mass destruction training course at the Center for Domestic Preparedness in Anniston, Ala.
Gordon Lee Howard, 83, of Leverett, a retired technical assistant II in the Hotel, Travel and Restaurant Administration, died May 30 at the Kindred Care Parkview Specialty Hospital and Nursing Center in Springfield.
Amanda Seaman, assistant professor of Japanese language and literature in the Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures, has received a postdoctoral research fellowship from the Japanese Society for the Promotion of Science.
Priscilla Clarkson, professor of Kinesiology and interim dean of Commonwealth College, delivered the Joseph B. Wolffe Memorial Lecture on May 30 during the American College of Sports Medicine’s annual meeting in New Orleans.
UMass Amherst will award about 7,300 degrees at Undergraduate, Graduate and Stockbridge School of Agriculture Commencements on Friday, May 6, and Saturday, May 7.
Wayne Chang, who launched his career as a high-tech entrepreneur while a student at UMass Amherst, will be the featured speaker at...
The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows:
Abbie-Jean M. Lareau, Ed.D., Education. Monday, June 6, 1 p.m., S125 Furcolo Hall....
Gov. Charlie Baker has ordered that the United States and Commonwealth flags be lowered to half-staff at all state buildings from sunrise until noon, and full staff from noon until sunset on Monday, May 30 in honor of...
The Musculoskeletal and Orthopedic Biomechanics Laboratory (http://people.umass.edu/mobl/) in the kinesiology department is recruiting volunteers for a study about the effects of age and exercise on walking and muscle...