AMHERST, Mass. - A project to improve math and science teaching from kindergarten through college -- led by a physics professor at the University of Massachusetts and that involves eight western Massachusetts colleges and a number of public schools -- has received a $5 million, five-year grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF). The grant is one of just three such awards made across the nation by the NSF each year.
AMHERST, Mass. - Coretta Scott King, founding president and chief executive officer of The Martin Luther King Jr., Center for Nonviolent Social Change in Atlanta, and Patricia Schroeder, former Democratic Congresswoman from Colorado, will speak at the Mullins Center at the University of Massachusetts Thurs., Sept. 25 at 7:30 p.m.
AMHERST, Mass. - People seeking a master''s degree in computer science from the University of Massachusetts can now do so without stepping a foot on campus, through the Video Instructional Program (VIP).
AMHERST, Mass. - A program at the University of Massachusetts is aimed at encouraging college students from diverse backgrounds to pursue advanced degrees in engineering. Eight students are participating this year in the Summer Research Experience for Undergraduates. The program, in its third year at UMass, is funded by the National Science Foundation, and is coordinated by professors Sharon Long and James Male, both of the civil and environmental engineering department.
AMHERST, Mass. - Charlena Seymour, dean of the Graduate School at the University of Massachusetts and president of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA), recently addressed the South African Speech-Language-Hearing Association at its general meeting in Johannesburg.
AMHERST, Mass. - The department of food science at the University of Massachusetts and the food industry have established a new and unique partnership that benefits both UMass and the companies that participate.