Events Calendar

  • Kinesiology Seminar Series: Michael Toth
    Date:
    Monday, April 13, 2015 - 1:25pm to 2:15pm
    Location:
    UMass Amherst, 153 Totman Building

    Michael Toth, Ph.D., of the University of Vermont in Burlington, VT, will present a seminar titled "Muscle disuse as the Facilitator of Age- and Disease-Related Disability: A Simple Answer to a Complex Question." Faculty member Mark Miller will...

  • Department of Nutrition Graduate Seminar
    Date:
    Monday, April 13, 2015 - 4:00pm
    Location:
    133 Chenoweth Laboratory Building, UMass Amherst

    The Department of Nutrition will present two seminars. Graduate student Nozi Maziya will present a seminar titled "B Vitamins and Depression in HIV", and Liz Gambo will present a seminar titled "Effect of Caffeine on Exercise".

    All are...

  • 2015 Massachusetts Conference on Gambling Problems Register
    Date:
    Thursday, April 16, 2015 - 8:30am to Friday, April 17, 2015 - 4:30pm
    Location:
    The Verve, Crown Plaza Hotel, 1360 Worcester Road, Natick, MA

    Join us on Thursday, April 16, and Friday, April 17, 2015 for an informative 2-day conference, with a pre-conference session on Wednesday, April 15, filled with expert dialogue regarding the present and future environment of gambling disorder in...

  • Conference: New Worlds of Adoption: Launching into Adulthood Register
    Date:
    Friday, April 17, 2015 - 8:00am to 5:00pm
    Location:
    Campus Center Auditorium

    This year’s "New Worlds of Adoption" conference highlights the strengths and resilience of adopted persons as they move into adulthood.

    KEYNOTE SPEAKER:

    Ann Masten, Ph.D., Regents Professor and Irving B. Harris Professor of Child...

  • Kinesiology Seminar Series: Tom Roberts
    Date:
    Wednesday, April 22, 2015 - 1:25pm to 2:15pm
    Location:
    UMass Amherst, 153 Totman Building

    Tom Roberts, Ph.D., of Brown University in Providence, RI, will present a seminar titled "The Spring's the Thing: How Tissue Elasticity Determines Muscle Function in Movement." Faculty member Brian Umberger will be the host for this event, please...

  • Department of Nutrition Graduate Seminar
    Date:
    Wednesday, April 22, 2015 - 4:00pm
    Location:
    133 Chenoweth Laboratory Building, UMass Amherst

    The Department of Nutrition will present two seminars. Graduate student Nikki Floyd will present a seminar titled "Fat Fixation, Candy Craving: Does Food Addiction Exist and Does it Matter?", and Eliza Mellion will present a seminar titled "Plant...

  • Kinesiology Seminar Series: I-Min Lee
    Date:
    Monday, April 27, 2015 - 1:25pm to 2:15pm
    Location:
    UMass Amherst, 153 Totman Building

    I-Min Lee, M.D., M.P.H., Sc.D., of the Harvard School of Public Health in Boston, MA, will present a seminar titled "Physical Activity and Chronic Disease Prevention - What is New?" Department Chair and faculty member Patty Freedson will be the...

  • Department of Nutrition Graduate Seminar
    Date:
    Monday, April 27, 2015 - 4:00pm
    Location:
    133 Chenoweth Laboratory Building, UMass Amherst

    The Department of Nutrition will present a seminar by graduate student Emily Harrington titled "School Food Environment Changes to Promote Fruit and Vegetable Consumption in Adolescents."

    ...

  • Digital Storytelling as Narrative Shock: New Views on Young Parenting Latinas, Migration, and Family
    Date:
    Thursday, April 30, 2015 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
    Location:
    509 Knox Hall, 606 W 122nd St., New York, NY

    Associate Professor of Community Health Education Aline Gubrium will be one of the speakers in Columbia University’s Oral History, Medicine, and Health Workshop Series. Gubrium and UMass Amherst Anthropology Professor Elizabeth Krause will lead a...

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