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.
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).
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.
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.
UMass Police officers on Aug. 24 received six hours of diversity training aimed at improving their interactions with all people through effective communication and respect.
Led by Lee Struble and Steve Grant of WSM Trainers and Consultants of Spencerport, N.Y., the training session touched on a...
New England Public Radio has hired reporter Adam Frenier to staff its new Berkshire bureau in downtown Pittsfield. The bureau is a partnership with Berkshire Community College and is located in the college’s office space at the Central Station Business Resource Center at 66 Allen St. in Pittsfield...
Springfield high school students spent six weeks at UMass Amherst during the summer, taking a great variety of academic and life skills courses through the Upward Bound program which helps students from lower income families to prepare for college.
Robert J. Manning, chairman and co-chief executive officer of MFS Investment Management, and Robert Epstein, co-chairman of Horizon Beverage Group, were appointed Aug. 11 to the Board of Trustees by Gov. Charlie Baker.
The Faculty Senate has released its meeting schedule for the 2015-16 academic year.
For the fall semester, the senate will meet Sept. 10, Oct. 8, Nov. 12 and Dec. 10.
Spring semester sessions are scheduled for Jan. 28...
The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows:
Robert Palumbo, Ph.D., Electrical and Computer Engineering. Wednesday, September 9...
The graduate dean Invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows:
Changchu Ma, Ph.D., Food Science. Monday, Aug. 31, 10 a.m., 243 Chenoweth Lab....