The Legislature’s $43.1 billion state budget for fiscal 2020, approved July 22, provides $558 million to educate students in the five-campus university system. Key aspects include full funding of the state’s portion of collective bargaining agreements for faculty and staff as well as an additional 1 percent increase in the university’s appropriation.
Tenzin Dawa Thargay, a 2018 UMass Amherst graduate, has been awarded a fellowship worth $8,500 by The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi—the nation's oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines.
HackHer413, a UMass Amherst group organizing an all-women and non-binary student hackathon on campus in 2020, recently hosted a Boston Women in Tech & Allies Networking Mixer at the Wayfair headquarters in Boston.
Rob Marcotte, a doctoral student in the department of kinesiology, received the “Best Student Oral Presentation” award at the 2019 International Conference on Ambulatory Monitoring of Physical Activity and Movement, held June 26-28, 2019 in Maastricht, The Netherlands.
The Graduate Dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows:
Vinh Nguyen, Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, Monday, July 22, 10:00 a.m., 118 Kellogg Room, ELAB II Building. Dissertation: “Predictive Simulation of...
Eight students will be studying abroad in Africa, Asia and Europe in fall 2019 with the support of Benjamin A. Gilman Scholarships. Additionally, three students are recipients of the Freeman-Asia scholarship for summer and fall 2019.
Nutrition major Irene Gao recently served as panelist in a special topic workshop on student mental health during the 2019 Worldwide Universities Network (WUN) annual meeting held in Dublin, Ireland in May.