Individuals are needed for a study of speech perception being conducted by researchers from the department of communication disorders.
Researchers in the department of kinesiology are seeking volunteers for a study of how different shoes change how people move.
Kinesiologist Mark Miller and colleagues at the University of Massachusetts Amherst are seeking men and women 65 to 75 years old for a study on the effects of different types of weight training on muscle function, and whether there is a sex-specific neuromuscular system response to the training.
Associate Professor of Communication Disorders Nathaniel Whitmal was among the inaugural cohort receiving Campus Climate Improvement Grants this spring from the university's Office of Equity and Inclusion.
The university's Institute for Teaching Excellence and Faculty Development has awarded Assistant Professor of Community Health Education Louis Graham a Mutual Mentoring Micro Grant as part of its Mutual Mentoring Program.
The university's Institute for Teaching Excellence and Faculty Development has named Assistant Professor of Environmental Health Sciences Laura Vandenberg a 2018-19 Teaching for Inclusiveness, Diversity and Equity (TIDE) Ambassador.
Epidemiology faculty members Nicole VanKim and Elizabeth Bertone-Johnson, with Lynnette Leidy Sievert, anthropology, are among the inaugural recipients of seed grants provided by the campus’s new Institute of Diversity Sciences.
Student athletes Meiya Berkey, Nutrition, and Emma Roush, Kinesiology, are featured in the Spring 2018 issue of UMass Magazine.
UMass Magazine profiles research being conducted by Environmental Health Sciences faculty member Richard Pilsner in its Spring 2018 issue.
Public Health Practice alumna Mika Pollack (nee Timika Lightfoot) MPH ‘05 is the creator and host of the new podcast Overprescribed.
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