The Anatomage tables, acquired by the kinesiology department at UMass Amherst, provide a virtual dissection device that displays virtual cadavers generated from over 10,000 high-resolution images. The images are fully interactive, movable and sliceable, allowing students to see…
Just in time for flu season, biostatistician Nicholas Reich of UMass Amherst and colleagues at Johns Hopkins have devised a simple yet accurate method for hospitals and public health departments to determine the onset of elevated influenza activity at the community level.
Officials from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency have announced that David A. Reckhow, a professor of civil and environmental engineering at UMass Amherst, and his colleagues have received a $4.1 million grant to create a national center for research aimed at assisting small-sized drinking water systems.
This weekend, students, faculty and staff from western Massachusetts colleges and universities, and others with data skills, will gather at UMass Amherst for a 48-hour “hackathon” to analyze data related to the Ebola epidemic in West Africa.
As part of UMass Dining’s weekly guest chef series, New Delhi-born “Top Chef Master” Suvir Saran will be preparing his specialty menu at Hampshire Dining Commons for dinner on Friday, Nov. 21 accompanied by a presentation in the Hampshire Room at 7 p.m.