Nicholas Reich, director of the UMass Influenza Forecasting Center of Excellence and associate professor of biostatistics and epidemiology in the School of Public Health and Health Sciences,is available to discuss the updated projections, four weeks out, for number of COVID-19 deaths nationally and by state.
Recent correspondence in “Nature Materials” by a team of campus researchers answers a long-time question that experimental physicist Narayanan Menon says is “one of those things you should be able to look up in a textbook, a very basic question. But when you do look into the literature, there’s confusion, and it has been going on for decades. Our work isn’t screaming ‘new discovery,’ but this basic question is what we have clarified.”
The U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Science has selected 62 graduate students from 50 universities across the United States, including Care Anderson, a Ph.D. candidate in soil biogeochemist Marco Keiluweit’s lab at the Stockbridge School, in the latest round of its Office of Science Graduate Student Research program.
In women with a history of miscarriage, higher levels of physical activity were associated with a greater risk of subclinical, or very early, pregnancy loss, according to new research at UMass Amherst. Among women with confirmed pregnancy, physical activity and miscarriage risk were unrelated
The Sustainable Energy-Access Network for Africa, an international team including Erin Baker, professor of industrial engineering, and Leonce Ndikumana, professor of economics, is featured in The World Universities Network newsletter highlighting climate action.
The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates. All exams will be held via videoconferencing. Contact the department for online meeting information.
Final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates are scheduled...
Gov. Charlie Baker has ordered that on Monday, May 25, the U.S. flag and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts flag be lowered to half-staff at all state buildings, from sunrise until noon and be displayed at full staff from noon until sunset in honor of Memorial Day.
Public wireless service is now available in a new outdoor location in the southwest area of the UMass Amherst campus. Anyone with a wireless-ready device can connect to the unrestricted UMASS-OPEN network in Lot 11 near McGuirk Alumni Stadium.
A new report on disinformation in Southeast Asian elections co-authored by Jonathan Corpus Ong, associate professor of global digital media in the department of communication at UMass Amherst, has found key trends in election-related disinformation and offers insight and comparison for other countries as a possible preview of forthcoming global trends.