On Friday, March 31, the Manning College of Information and Computer Sciences (CICS) will honor the recipients of its 2023 Outstanding Achievement and Advocacy awards.
The event will honor Wyndham President Geoff Ballotti as an industry leader and alumnus Bob Epstein ’67, CEO of Horizon Beverage, for lifetime achievement.
Lynn Adler’s pioneering work illuminates the relationship between pollinators, flowers and disease.
Startup companies’ grounding-breaking health technologies launched from research at UMass Amherst won innovation grant funding at the Lever Western Massachusetts Health Tech Challenge hosted by the Institute for Applied Life Sciences on March 3.
Jayati Ghosh Named 2023 Galbraith Award Recipient by the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association
Jayati Ghosh, professor of economics, has been named the 2023 recipient of the award, which commemorates outstanding agricultural economists who have made significant contributions to humanity through their leadership, research and achievements.
At the recent annual symposium of the Northeast Regional Invasive Species & Climate Change (RISCC) Management Network, professors of environmental conservation Bethany Bradley and Toni Lyn Morelli presented fourth grader Bobbi Wilson with the inaugural RISCC Community Action Award.
Renowned Activist and Whistleblower Daniel Ellsberg Awarded Honorary Degree By UMass Amherst in Special Ceremony Conducted in San Francisco
Chancellor Kumble Subbaswamy lauded Ellsberg’s devotion to public service, saying, “We honor you for a lifetime of truth-telling that demonstrates how dissent can be the highest form of patriotism and citizenship.”
Saying that the field of economics is sometimes seen as stubborn, conservative and male, FOCUS calls Isabella Weber a “shooting star” who “has always been an exception: the professor at the University of Massachusetts is young and unconventional.”
UMass Amherst Economist Isabella Weber Named to Bloomberg Businessweek’s Bloomberg 50 ‘Ones to Watch’ List for 2022
Isabella Weber, assistant professor of economics, has been named to the Bloomberg 50 “Ones to Watch” list for 2022 by the editors of Bloomberg Businessweek. The list will be published in the Dec. 26 issue of Bloomberg Businessweek.
The “Top 40 Under 40” list from Capital, the most widely-read business publication in Germany, celebrates professionals bringing fresh perspectives and confidence to address current issues in Germany and worldwide.