The Graduate School Office of Professional Development and TRISCI at UMass are hosting a panel discussion, “The Civic Scientist: Translating Your Research to Broaden Your Impact,” on Thursday, March 5, from 10 to 11:30 a.m.
Anna Maria Siega-Riz, dean of the School of Public Health and Health Sciences recently received the Distinguished Alumni Award from the University of North Carolina (UNC) department of nutrition at an event held in her honor.
New research by Seth K. Goldman, associate professor of communication, was recently cited in the Vox podcast, “The Weeds.” The podcast cited a paper Goldman co-authored, published in “The Journal of Politics” in January.
The UMass President’s Office recently announced the launch of its Unified Procurement Services Team – a shared services project that is expected to save UMass more than $16 million in administrative costs over the first 12-18 months.
The Student Care Supply Closets, offering free toiletries and household items to students who are facing economic insecurity and/or an unexpected financial emergency, are running low and donations are needed.
Ronald K. Hambleton, Distinguished University Professor Emeritus and executive director of the College of Education’s Center for Educational Assessment, has been elected to the National Academy of Education.
This year’s UMass Amherst Community Campaign (UMACC) raised $482,488, exceeding its $450,000 goal. Since the campaign began in 1990, faculty, staff and retirees have now donated over $10 million to nonprofit organizations locally and around the world. This year’s campaign also broke the record for the most money raised in a single campaign ($476,666), set in 2008-09.
A new analysis of 92 studies from 27 countries conducted by ecologists at UMass Amherst suggests that many recent multi-species studies of wildlife communities often incorrectly use the analytical tools and methods available.