Shannon Silva, a junior biology major and Commonwealth Honors student, was recently awarded the prestigious Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship.
As doctors across the country prepare to counter the coronavirus, some UMass Medical students are choosing to graduate early in order to contribute to that fight. One such student is Commonwealth Honors College's Kendra Lastowka, who was featured on April 1, alongside fellow UMass student Taylor Shortsleeve on NBC's Today show.
Today reporter Al Roker interviewed the two students on their decision to graduate early.
On Tuesday, March 31, distinguished professor of economics Robert N. Pollin will deliver this year's Daffodil Lecture on Sustainability and the Environment.