—This time two years ago, I made one of my favorite decisions of my college experience: to study abroad. For five months during the fall of 2018, I lived and studied in Southeast Asia, specifically Chiang Mai, Thailand.
On a crisp November morning under a bluebird sky, surrounded by bare trees that have just dropped the last of their crinkled brown leaves, the last thing most of us are thinking about is the beautiful flowers that will fill the campus next spring.
Fall is in the air, and what better way to celebrate than with cider donuts and a showcase of talent that UMass Commonwealth Honors College students have to offer?
When many people consider the positive impact that attending a college or university has had on them, they often mention gaining new perspectives on the world.
Race, gender, and sexuality are found all around us, yet these are concepts to which some of us give little thought. Where do these come from? In what scientific evidence (or lack thereof) are they based? How do they affect the ways in which we engage with the sciences?
Chaitra Gopalappa, assistant professor of mechanical and industrial engineering, and her team were awarded a $1.2-million grant to assess the effectiveness of public health initiatives and investments in targeting a variety of chronic diseases.