Through a partnership with EMT Academy in Springfield, Mass., UMass Amherst EMS (UMEMS) was able to host an EMT training class on campus during the spring 2019 semester. The group has worked for several years to bring this training back to campus.
Four UMass Amherst students have been awarded $5,000 scholarships from the James J. Karam Scholarship Fund in recognition of their academic achievements and campus involvement. They are among eight students in the University of Massachusetts system to receive the award.
Doctoral students of Spanish, Daniela Narvaez and Christian Puma, recently presented their research at the 11th Workshop on Linguistic Landscape held at the Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok, Thailand.
The UMass Amherst Libraries Digital Media Lab recently supported Edwood Brice ’19 in his research on using virtual reality “exergaming,” or exercising through gaming, as an appealing alternative to traditional forms of exercise.
Four School of Public Policy students were selected for the inaugural group of fellows in the new Civic Action Project (CAP), which provides internship experience, training and mentoring for the next generation of public service leaders.
Four students working in the lab of Alicia Timme-Laragy, associate professor of environmental health sciences, claimed top prizes at the Society of Toxicology’s annual meeting held in Baltimore, Md., this past spring.