The International Association for Geoscience Diversity recently named Michele Cooke, geosciences, as the recipient of its 2020 International Association for Geoscience Diversity Inclusive Geoscience Education and Research Award.
The Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) will be hosting a forum on the range of possibilities and contextual merits for synchronous and asynchronous instruction on Wednesday, Sept. 23 at 11:30 a.m. on Zoom.
Sarah Cornell, senior lecturer in the department of history; Karen Kurczynski, associate professor in the department of the history of art and architecture; and Garrett Washington, assistant professor in the department of history; have been awarded this year’s College of Humanities and Fine Arts (HFA) Outstanding Teaching Award.
The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates. All exams will be held via video conferencing. Contact the department for online meeting information.
Final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates are...
UMass Amherst hydrogeologist David Boutt is available to talk about the relationship between drought, streamflow, and groundwater. New Hampshire and much of New England have seen anomalously low rainfall over the past few months.
The university continues to require a 14-day quarantine of all travelers returning from an international or high-risk domestic destination without an option to substitute a negative COVID-19 test result in place of a quarantine. Additional guidelines are in place for personal and university-related travel.
Professor of nutrition Nancy Cohen is retiring on Sept. 25, after serving as a faculty member at UMass Amherst for the past 35 years. Cohen served as head of the department of nutrition twice and as interim dean of the School of Public Health and Health Sciences twice.
Gov. Charlie Baker, in accordance with United States Public Law 107-89, has ordered that the U.S. and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts flags be lowered to half-staff at all state buildings on Friday, Sept. 11, in observance of Patriot Day.
Scott Auerbach of UMass Amherst’s chemistry and chemical engineering departments will deliver the 2020 Commonwealth Honors College Plenary Lecture on September 21 at 6:30 p.m. The lecture—“Is Racism a Science Problem?” will be presented on the Honors College website. Auerbach is also the Mahoney Family-sponsored executive director of the UMass Integrated Concentration in Science (UMass iCons) program.