Six undergraduates from across campus have received the fall Rising Researcher award. The Rising Researcher program celebrates undergraduate students who excel in research, scholarship or creative activity.
Environmental health sciences doctoral student Monika Roy recently received a three-year, $114,072 F31 Predoctoral Fellowship Award from the National Institutes of Health to investigate the liver toxicity potential of the environmental chemical 3,3’-dichlorobiphenyl, or PCB-11. PCB-11 is primarily a byproduct of yellow pigment manufacturing.
Students are invited to take a study break and explore natural, healthy ways to reduce stress and balance body and mind at De-Stress Fest 2019, Thursday, Dec. 12, from noon to 3 p.m. in the Campus Center Auditorium.
A number of international students will have an opportunity to explore life away from campus during the week-long Thanksgiving break in the Boston area. For the first time, the students who would not be able to go home during the break will spend the week on the Mount Ida campus of UMass Amherst.
The School of Public Policy will host a beta test of the 2020 NASPAA-Batten Student Simulation Competition, an international event where students hone their skills in policy development, negotiation and critical thinking, using real-world data to address a hypothetical but realistic situation.
The Isenberg School of Management at UMass Amherst reminds Ware students that they are eligible for the Charles P. McQuaid scholarship, which will cover approximately 70% of in-state tuition and fees. One new scholarship is awarded yearly for incoming students from Ware and its surrounding communities.
As part of International Education Week, the university is hosting events beginning Nov. 18 though 22 celebrating international exchange, the richness of cultures from around the world, education and community.
Andrew Best, a doctoral student in the department of anthropology, is trying to figure out why some people sweat more than others. Best’s research is focused on sweat gland density. He aims to see if the density is related to where people grew up, and if it affects the body’s...