A group of more than two dozen undergraduate and graduate students attended this year’s SPHHS Awards Celebration, where they were recognized for outstanding achievements in the classroom, in research, and through service to the community. The SPHHS Awards Celebration was held in the Old Chapel on April 28, 2018.
The School of Public Health and Health Sciences held its Senior Recognition Ceremony on Saturday, May 12, 2018 in the Fine Arts Center on the University of Massachusetts Amherst campus. The SPHHS ceremony recognized its undergraduate Class of 2018, which this year welcomed 724 graduating seniors into its ranks.
Graduate students in the Department of Communication Disorders and the UMass Amherst Stroke Support Group will host its annual event to raise community awareness for stroke and aphasia on Sunday, April 15, 2018 in the Student Union Ballroom.
Professor and Chair of Communication Disorders Karen Helfer is among the record eight UMass Amherst faculty members and administrators who have been chosen to attend the 2018-19 Higher Education Resource Services (HERS) institutes, a leadership development program for women, according to John McCarthy, interim provost and senior vice chancellor for academic affairs.
Students in the Department of Communication Disorders will host a fundraiser at Hubie's Tavern in Turner Falls on March 22nd to benefit Parkinson’s Disease research. The restaurant will donate 20% of all food sales for the entire day to the department's Parkinson’s Unity Walk team.
Researchers in the Department of Communication Disorders seek English-speaking children to participate in research studies on language development through the Sounds2Syntax Laboratory, directed by Assistant Professor Jill Hoover.
The School of Public Health and Health Sciences welcomes two new full-time tenure track faculty members for the 2018 spring semester. Raphael Arku and Jennifer Mack join the faculty as assistant professors.
The Department of Communication Disorders partnered with the College of Nursing for an interprofessional education (IPE) event held on Friday, December 1st, in the nursing simulation lab in Springfield Center. The clinical focus for the day was on Parkinson’s Disease (PD).
Researchers in the Department of Communication Disorders seek individuals between 13-20 years of age both with and without Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) for a study examining speech, voice, and listening skills.
The School of Public Health and Health Sciences (SPHHS) honored alumnus Howard Shane with the SPHHS Award for Significant Contributions to the field of public health and the health sciences, and alumnus Efosa Guobadia with its inaugural SPHHS Distinguished Young Alumni Award, at its 8th annual Fall Celebration held September 23rd at the Fine Arts Center.
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