As maple sugaring season approaches, plant ecologist Kristina Stinson at the University of Massachusetts Amherst recently received a two-year, $149,800 grant to study the impact of climate change on the quantity and quality of sugar maple sap, including its chemical composition, and of sap from red maples, a species less sensitive to climate change.
Internet security expert Amir Houmansadr at UMass Amherst recently received a CAREER grant from the NSF to combat Internet censorship by analyzing current censor-circumvention systems and designing a model that will lead to new anti-blocking tools.
The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows:
Kyle Mooney, Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering. Tuesday, February 16, 3 p.m., Room 118 Kellogg Room ELAB II Building. Dissertation: “A Computational Study of Non...
The University of Massachusetts Amherst, as part of an ongoing internal investigation of one unit in its Physical Plant division, has taken decisive action to address allegations of workplace misconduct involving the misreporting of time and misuse of campus resources.
Jody Avirgan, host and producer for podcasts and videos at FiveThirtyEight, will discuss data journalism and how to translate data for a general audience on Thursday, Feb. 11 at noon in S414 Integrative Learning Center, The Howard M. Ziff Gallery.
Avirgan's podcast series include “What...
Nilita Vachani, a filmmaker and international journalist, will speak about Manju Das, a domestic worker in California who was exploited in a massive insider trading scheme, Thursday, Feb. 11, in the Communication Hub, N301 Integrative Learning Center.