The campus will conduct a test of the UMass Amherst Alerts Emergency Notification System (ENS) on Wednesday, July 31st after 12:00 p.m., according to Jeff Hescock, executive director of environmental health and safety and emergency management.
This test is part of the university’s continuing...
The National Science Foundation this month announced that assistant professor of environmental conservation Lisa Komoroske will co-lead a four-year, $1.4 million, multi-institution grant to study how reproductive behaviors will influence the effects of climate change on green sea turtles (Chelonia mydas).
In a new project funded by the Commonwealth, environmental conservation professor Timothy Randhir is developing a planning tool to support and improve community and agency decisions in the Connecticut River watershed
Algorithm and data management expert Barna Saha, assistant professor in the College of Information and Computer Sciences (CICS), was recently chosen by the White House to receive the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers.
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.
The Graduate Dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows:
Claudia Marcela Paez Lotero, Ph.D., Spanish and Portuguese Studies, Monday, July 29, 10:00 a.m., 301 Herter Hall. Dissertation: “Ser (en) la naturaleza:...
Geoscientist and lunar expert Don Wise’s pocket diary for July 16, 1969, records his impressions – “calm expectation” and “not the intensity you might expect” – among NASA scientists as they counted down the final 20 minutes before the Apollo 11 mission blasted off for the moon 50 years ago this week.