Hogan brings a broad range of experience to the new post, including 12 years in economic development and project management. Most recently, she was the consulting project manager for the Holyoke Innovation District on behalf of the MassTech Collaborative and Pioneer Valley Planning Commission.
Enobong (Anna) Branch, associate professor of sociology and director of diversity advancement for the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences, has been appointed as Chancellor Subbaswamy's new faculty advisor for diversity and excellence.
The story discussed a new study about the long-term effects of the London Smog, a five-day event in December of 1952 that killed 4,000 people. The study found that fetuses and children under one year of age were five times more likely to develop asthma.
Dean E. Robinson, associate professor of political science at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, has been named the Terrence Murray Commonwealth Honors College Professor. The two-year award was approved by the UMass Board of Trustees on June 15.
Enobong (Anna) Branch, associate professor of sociology and director of diversity advancement for the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences, is one of four women to be selected for the Higher Education Resource Services (HERS) Institute.
Michelle Budig, Professor of Sociology, has been awarded the SBS Dean's Research Excellence Award. This award recognizes distinguished achievement in scholarship and research, and recipients are nominated by their peers.
“I see it firsthand… These financial awards and scholarships make all the difference with the students who just don’t have a lot of resources and end up working a job that may not give them the same kind of skill building and networking experience. Given the importance of building networks and making connections before you even enter the workforce in today’s competitive market, making these opportunities possible is crucial.”