The American Chemical Society''s Francis P. Garvan-John M. Olin Medal, which recognizes distinguished service to chemistry by women chemists, was presented March 28 to Chemistry professor Lila Gierasch during the organization''s annual meeting in Atlanta.
William MacKnight, Wilmer D. Barrett Distinguished Professor Emeritus in the Polymer Science and Engineering Department, last week received the Paul Flory Education Award from the Polymer Division of the American Chemical Society.
Associate professor Michael Ash and professor James Boyce of the Economics Department have been awarded a a $75,000 grant from the V. Kann Rasmussen Foundation to analyze corporate releases of toxic chemicals and the resulting exposures of communities to pollution hazards.
Guy Lanza, director of the Environmental Sciences Program and professor of Microbiology, has been awarded a Fulbright grant to assist the Hanoi School of Public Health in Vietnam to develop new programs in education and research.
UMass Amherst Afro-American studies professors John H. Bracey Jr. and James Smethurst and poet Sonia Sanchez are scheduled to appear on the Tavis Smiley show on PBS on Thursday, May 28 to discuss their book, “SOS – Calling All Black People: A Black Arts Movement Reader.”
The Renaissance Center is celebrating the opening of its gardens with a concert by Nota Bene on Sunday, June 7 from 2-4 p.m.
The a cappella women’s trio of Annie Philips, Elizabeth Chilton and Nina Wurgaft will...
The first of two six-week summer sessions of yoga classes in the Newman Center is underway.
Led by experienced professional teacher Eric Burri, the classes are open to all. All levels of experience are welcome....
The Molecular and Cardiovascular Physiology Lab at UMass Amherst is looking at how heart disease risk changes during the menopausal transition.
If you have recently begun the menopausal transition, have not had a...