Events Calendar

Upcoming Events

  • Genetic and environmental determinants of obesity and metabolic disease
    Date:
    Friday, March 27, 2015
    From: 09:00am to 10:00am
    Location:
    UMass Amherst, 213 Chenoweth Laboratory
    Info: Dr. Teran-Garcia will talk about her current research focused on genetic and environmental factors influencing the development of obesity and related metabolic diseases. Dr. Teran-Garcia leads the “cell” component of two multidisciplinary projects...
  • Health Equity Policy Assembly
    Date:
    Wednesday, April 01, 2015
    From: 02:00pm to 04:00pm
    Location:
    Western MA Regional DPH Office, 23 Service Center Road, Northampton, MA
    Info: Come help choose which state policy priorities the Western MA Health Equity Network will work on this legislative session to advance health equity in Western Massachusetts.Join community leaders from Berkshire, Franklin, Hampden, Hampshire Counties...
  • 18th Annual SPHHS Research Day
    Date:
    Monday, April 06, 2015
    From: 02:00pm to 05:00pm
    Location:
    UMass Amherst, Student Union Ballroom
    Info: The UMass Amherst School of Public Health and Health Sciences invites you to attend our Annual Research Day. This event highlights the outstanding education, research and practice being performed by students within our School. Students from all...
  • Corporate Health & Wellness Panel
    Date:
    Thursday, April 09, 2015
    From: 06:00pm to 07:00pm
    Location:
    UMass Amherst, Room S140, Integrated Learning Center
    Info: The panel will feature alumni representatives holding degrees in kinesiology, nutrition, and public health who have a shared interest in health and wellness in corporate and healthcare settings. Alumni panelists will discuss how they broke into the...
  • "Vegucated" documentary screening Register
    Date:
    Saturday, April 11, 2015
    From: 07:00pm to 09:00pm
    Location:
    Smith College, Campus Center, TV Lounge
    Info: Co-hosted by the UMass Plant-Based Nutrition Club and Smith College, this is a screening of the documentary Vegucated at Smith College with writer-director-5 College ALUM Marisa Miller Wolfson for a Question & Answer session.Part sociological...
  • Department of Nutrition Graduate Seminar
    Date:
    Monday, April 13, 2015
    From: 04:00pm to 04:00pm
    Location:
    133 Chenoweth Laboratory Building, UMass Amherst
    Info: 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 welcome to...
  • 27th Annual Beal Lecture
    Date:
    Tuesday, April 21, 2015
    From: 04:00pm to 06:30pm
    Location:
    UMass Amherst, Mullins Center, Massachusetts Room (3rd Floor)
    Info: The Department of Nutrition will host the 27th Annual Virginia A. Beal Lecture on Tuesday, April 21, 2015. The event begins at 4:30 p.m. on the third floor of the Mullins Center.Robert S. Chapkin, PhD, Distinguished Professor, University Faculty...
  • Department of Nutrition Graduate Seminar
    Date:
    Wednesday, April 22, 2015
    From: 04:00pm to 04:00pm
    Location:
    133 Chenoweth Laboratory Building, UMass Amherst
    Info: 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-...
  • SPHHS Diversity Speaker Series: Dr. Hari Balasubramanian
    Date:
    Wednesday, April 22, 2015
    From: 05:00pm to 05:00pm
    Location:
    UMass Amherst, Campus Center, Meeting Room 911
    Info: Hari Balasubramanian, associate professor of industrial engineering, will speak on “A mobile surgical unit and a rural health center in Ecuador: Learning from alternative methods of delivering healthcare” on Wednesday, April 22 at 5 p.m. in 911...
  • Department of Nutrition Graduate Seminar
    Date:
    Monday, April 27, 2015
    From: 04:00pm to 04:00pm
    Location:
    133 Chenoweth Laboratory Building, UMass Amherst
    Info: 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."All are welcome to attend.