For four days, April 17-20, the public will be able to watch as seven Tibetan monks working in Old Chapel create a unique and colorful sand mandala, considered a tool for re-consecrating the earth and its inhabitants.
Dong Wang, biochemistry and molecular biology, has been honored with one of Harvard University’s two 2018 Sargent Award for Visiting Scholars at the Arnold Arboretum. The award will support his further research on bacteria known as rhizobia.
A team of 13 students from majors across campus earned 15th place overall for the university in competition at the National Collegiate Landscaping Competition (NCLC), held March 14-17 at Alamance Community College in Graham, North Carolina.
The Western Massachusetts Health Equity Network, led by the School of Public Health and Health Sciences, is hosting “Transportation Access as a Social Justice Determinant of Health” on Friday, March 23 from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. in 168C Campus Center.
Damian Shea, professor of environmental chemistry and toxicology at North Carolina State University, will speak on “Reducing Chemical Risks to Families: Linking the External Chemical Exposure to Biological Effects and Reduction in Adverse Health Outcomes” on Thursday, March 22 at 4 p.m.
The following letter was sent to the Pioneer Valley Transit Authority Advisory Board on March 16 by Andrew P. Mangels, vice chancellor for Administration and Finance, in response to proposed service reductions that would take effect this year.