The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) has approved funding for a clinical trial led by Aston K. McCullough, assistant professor of dance science in the department of music and dance. The purpose of the trial is to determine the effects of a group-based dance/movement program on physical and mental health in women who are survivors of domestic/intimate partner violence.
Registration is now open for the 37th annual conference hosted by the Massachusetts Women in Public Higher Education (MWPHE). The conference is being held Friday, Nov. 1 from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Sturbridge Host Hotel in Sturbridge, Mass.
Guangyu Xu has been appointed to the Dev and Linda Gupta Professorship in the College of Engineering for a five-year term. The purpose of the Gupta Professorship is to encourage risk-taking and entrepreneurial pursuits by supporting faculty who bring fresh ideas to the department of electrical and computer engineering.
Mari Castañeda, professor of communication and associate dean for equity and inclusion in the School of Social and Behavioral Science, will give a talk titled “Civic Engagement in Diverse Latinx Communities: Learning from Social Justice Partnerships in Action” at the University of New Mexico on Friday, Oct. 18.
On Saturday, Oct. 19 between 7 a.m. and 1:30 p.m., SPIRE, the campus student records system, and Moodle, one of the learning management systems on campus, will be unavailable while Information Technology (IT) performs upgrades to the campus IT infrastructure.