Please join us for the final CPPA Faculty Colloquium talk ot the semester. Associate Dean for Education and Student Development Julie Caswell (resource economics) will present her research.
Led by CRF Director Maureen Perry-Jenkins and ISSR Director Laurel Smith-Doerr, prospective applicants for the faculty Scholar's programs at CRF and ISSR will receive guidance on the application process, which program to apply to, and what reviewers will be looking for in competitive applications for the spring 2015 application deadline.
Faculty: Don't miss out on this opportunity to apply for the Public Engagement Project's pilot fellowship program, the 2015 Public Engagement Fellowships, an initiative made possible by generous support from the Deans of College of Social and Behavioral Sciences and the College of Natural Sciences.
Ann Masten, Ph.D., Regents Professor and Irving B. Harris Professor of Child Development at the University of Minnesota, will highlight research on resilience in development with a focus on transitions to adulthood. In her keynote address, “Ordinary Magic on the Developmental Road to Resilience,” adoption will be discussed in terms of strengths that promote resilience.
Seniors are individually recognized and awarded a commemorative UMass medal. John A. Hird, interim dean of SBS, will officiate. The audience can expect to hear meaningful and memorable commentary from the chair and a student speaker from each department and program. Each senior's name will be announced, by department, and photographs will be taken while the graduates receive their medals and shake hands with College leaders.
http://www.umass.edu/chs/news/conference2015.htmlThe Center for Heritage and Society's international conference will be jointly sponsored with the UMass Department of Landscape Architecture and Regional Planning.