The award is given annually to honor individual faculty members for their teaching accomplishments.
The team's goal was $3,000 which they exceeded by raising $3,316, increasing its fundraising by more than a third over last year's final tally.
Researchers will measure walking steps during treadmill exercise and during activities performed in daily life.
The honor salutes Massachusetts public campus graduates for their civic and academic achievements.
Community Health Education doctoral student Sarah Lowe received a $10,000 pre-dissertation fellowship award. Environmental Health Sciences doctoral student Haotian Wu received the CRF Dissertation Award, and Public Health Sciences student Duga Kolla received the Thesis Capstone Award.
The university honors a group of graduating seniors each year for their the exemplary achievement, initiative and leadership.
They seek to understand the prevalent environmental exposures for children and develop novel personalized control strategies that reduce exposure to these triggers of asthma.
The award, which is given by the UMass Amherst Libraries, pays the fees for submitting an article to an open access journal.
The Society of Toxicology (SOT) recently honored the postdoctoral research associate with the Edward W. Carney Trainee Award.
Volberg spoke about the lack of knowledge on the topic among researchers.