M.V. Lee Badgett, associate professor of Economics and Public Policy, has been appointed director of the Center for Public Policy and Administration by Janet Rifkin, dean of the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences.
To many investors, stocks may be sexy and bonds boring, but bets in financial markets on interest rates and bond prices dwarf those on stocks, according to Sanjay Nawalkha, associate professor of Finance.
Rutherford H. Platt, professor emeritus of Geosciences, and Patricia Campbell Warner, professor emerita of Theater, will sign copies of their most recent books on Wednesday, Sept. 19 from 1-3 p.m. at the University Store.
Jeffrey M. Davis, assistant professor of Chemical Engineering, has won a Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award, which recognizes young faculty in the chemical sciences who demonstrate excellence and leadership in research and education.
Political Science and Public Policy professor Jane E. Fountain is among two dozen researchers, government officials, and business professionals serving on the American Bar Association’s Committee on the Status and Future of Federal e-Rulemaking.
Pierre W. Orelus, a doctoral candidate in the School of Education, is the author of “Education Under Occupation: The Heavy Price of Living in a Neocolonized and Globalized World,” recently published by Sense Publishers.
A new study led by environmental health scientist Richard Pilsner at UMass Amherst, one of the first to investigate whether preconception exposures to phthalates in fathers has an effect on reproductive success via embryo quality, found that exposures from select chemicals tested were associated with “a pronounced decrease in blastocyst quality” at an early stage in embryo development.
UMACC (the UMass Amherst Community Campaign) is off to a strong start, with $250,000 already pledged from 400 faculty, staff and retirees to help nonprofits find a caring mentor for a child, help families put food on the table and protect our rights.
When you give through UMACC, you decide where...
With frequent emergency events impacting college campuses throughout the country, the university wants to remind everyone about the services and resources available to the campus community during emergencies.
In addition, the sign-up process for UMass Amherst Alerts text messages has been improved...
Thank you to the 13,706 members of the UMass Amherst community who completed the 2016 Campus Climate Survey, supporting efforts to build a more respectful and inclusive campus environment for all. From Nov. 14 to the survey’s close at midnight Dec. 4, a total of 41.4 percent of students, faculty and staff members completed the voluntary survey.
UMass Amherst Information Technology is conducting a toy drive through Friday, Dec. 9 to benefit Baystate Children’s Hospital in Springfield.
Drop-off points are open daily from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Only brand new toys...
Take a study break and explore natural, healthy ways to reduce stress and balance body and mind at De-Stress Fest 2016, Tuesday Dec. 13 from noon to 4 p.m. in the Student Union Ballroom.
Relax with a 5- to 10-...
In accordance with Public Law 103-308 and presidential proclamation, Gov. Charlie Baker has ordered that the United States and Commonwealth flags be lowered to half-staff at all state buildings on Wednesday, Dec. 7 in...