The Undergraduate Sustainability Research Awards recognize students for their outstanding work in fields pertaining to environmental sustainability and innovation, promoting deeper understanding of these topics as well as insight into the strategies and resources available to conduct this research.
How bittersweet it is to approach a particular end, to think of the people, places, and moments that have filled an experience with joy, tinges of anguish, and overwhelming awe, and to let it go in the midst of both uncertainty and hope for what is to come.
Imagine you have an exciting new idea for a classroom curriculum, but maybe you aren’t a teacher, and perhaps that curriculum doesn’t exist yet. For Ashley Rice '20 and Alyssa Devlin '19, two Honors students at UMass Amherst, this is exactly what they set out to do starting in the spring of 2019 while participating in a semester-long internship at Brigham & Women’s Hospital in Boston, Mass.
In December of 2019, four Honors students received the Pfizer Award from the Society of Toxicology (SOT) recognizing their outstanding research achievements in the field.
The Rising Research Award recognizes students whose research stands out as being ambitious, creative, and having a positive impact on the greater community.