Clean-up operations are underway in the south wing of the Life Sciences Laboratories at UMass Amherst following a small fire Friday morning in a fourth floor lab. No injuries occurred and the building located at 240 Thatcher Road was safely evacuated.
Ganguli, professor of economics and director of the UMass Computational Social Science Institute, presented a talk on the low rates of female participation in the workforce in conservative societies to the World Bank’s Office of the Chief Economist for the Middle East and North Africa region on Sept. 21.
The $1.14 million grant will be used to develop a device that will monitor motion for stroke rehabilitation by a UMass Amherst-led team.
Janet Bordwin, College of Natural Sciences Career and Professional Development Center director, couldn’t be happier for the 12 CNS students who she helped place in paid summer internships at life sciences, biotechnology and medical devices industries thanks to the alliance with Project Onramp Boston.
The free event, a celebration of Massachusetts literary translators and professor emeritus Edwin Gentzler’s enduring dedication to and continued support of translation, will be held from 4:30-6:30 p.m. at the Translation Center, located in the lower level of the Herter Hall Annex.
The UMass Amherst research opportunity is for children with Developmental Language Disorder, Down syndrome, boys with fragile X syndrome and children with neurotypical language.
Four additional hiring events are scheduled to be held at the Blue Wall in the Campus Center in October and November.