The Center for the Study of African American Language recently hosted the Summer Dialect Research Project (SDRP). Lisa Green, professor of linguistics, and Brendan O’Connor, assistant professor in the College of Information and Computer Sciences, co-directed the event.
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.
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.