The UMass Amherst-based New Moms Wellness Study is recruiting pregnant women and new, breastfeeding moms for groundbreaking research into the impact of a diet rich in fruits and vegetables on breast cancer risk.
Coming off the first Frozen Four appearance in program history, defending national runner-up Massachusetts hockey opens up the 2019-20 season Friday, Oct. 11 at the Mullins Center against Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI). The Minutemen will raise a pair of banners prior to the 7 p.m. faceoff commemorating the team's major accomplishments from last season - winning the Hockey East regular season championship and their appearance in the national championship game. Fans are encouraged to be at their seats 15 minutes prior to the scheduled faceoff to witness the banner-raising ceremony.
Nicholas Reich, associate professor in the School of Public Health and Health Sciences, will receive up to $3 million in funding over the next five years from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to operate a UMass-based CDC Influenza Forecasting Center of Excellence, one of two in the nation.
On Wednesday, Oct. 23 at 7:30 p.m. in the Fine Arts Center Concert Hall, the department of music and dance will present a concert titled “Lift Every Voice...” featuring the UMass Wind Ensemble and Symphony Band conducted by Matthew Westgate.
The department of biostatistics and epidemiology, part of the School of Public Health and Health Sciences, will host a seminar, “Causal inference for complex exposures: asking questions that matter, getting answers that help,” on Friday, Oct. 18 at 10 a.m. in the Life Science Laboratories N210.
Soils, especially those one meter down and deeper, play a critical role in the global carbon cycle and are estimated to hold more than three times the amount of carbon as the atmosphere, say researchers at UMass Amherst and an international team, but this deep soil carbon can be dramatically perturbed in response to environmental changes.
The Graduate Dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows:
Daniel Burcham, Ph.D., Environmental Conservation, Tuesday, Oct. 15, 9 a.m., 312A Holdsworth. Dissertation: “Effect of Pruning Treatments on the...