Anne F. Broadbridge, professor of history and director of the program in Middle Eastern studies, is one of five University of Massachusetts faculty awarded the 2020 Manning Prize for Excellence in Teaching for their exemplary dedication to students and the university.
Yuriy Brun, College of Information and Computer Sciences associate professor, has been selected by the IEEE Computer Society Technical Council on Software Engineering to receive the 2021 Distinguished New Directions Award.
Torrey Trust and Robert Maloy, from the teacher education and curriculum studies department, Allison Butler, from the department of communication, and College of Education doctoral student Chenyang Xu were recently selected for the 2021 Virtual Conference Team Technologies Award.
The School of Public Health and Health Sciences (SPHHS) has announced Krishna Poudel, associate professor of health promotion and policy, as the recipient of its 2020-21 College Outstanding Teacher Award. Carol Bigelow, research associate professor, and Brittany Ranchoff, doctoral candidate, also received teaching awards.
Allison Butler, senior lecturer of communication, and Nathan Chan, assistant professor of resource economics have been awarded this year’s College of Social and Behavioral Sciences Outstanding Teaching Award. This award celebrates exceptional teaching, mentoring curriculum development efforts and teachers’ impact on students.
Donald Junkins, 89, professor emeritus of English, died Thursday, April 15, in Irvine, Calif. An expert on Ernest Hemingway, Junkins spent nearly 30 years teaching at UMass Amherst, serving as director of the MFA Program for Poets and Writers from 1970-79 and from 1989-90.
New research recently published in “Physical Review Letters,” to which Krishna Kumar, Gluckstern Professor of Physics, and his research group contributed, has found some of the stars’ secrets here on earth – in a lump of lead.