A UMass Amherst biostatistician who directs the UMass-based Flu Forecasting Center of Excellence was invited by the White House Coronavirus Task Force to participate Wednesday morning in a coronavirus modeling webinar.
The campus has announced a series of measures that are in coordination with efforts across the state, nation and world to contain the coronavirus. For regular updates on the campus response to the COVID-19 outbreak, please visit www.umass.edu/coronavirus.
UMass Amherst food scientists produced a lower-salt processed turkey that consumers in a blind sensory test preferred to a full-salt version, according to a study published in the international journal “LWT-Food Science and Technology.”
In response to heightened concerns about the spread of coronavirus and Governor Charlie Baker’s declaration of a state of emergency, the university will transition to online learning on March 23 at the conclusion of spring break.
As part of its ongoing response to the outbreak of COVID-19, the university has announced several event restrictions for off-site events, on-campus event participation and hosting and internal events and meetings.
The Mount Ida Campus of UMass Amherst has taken steps to implement Chancellor Kumble R. Subbaswamy’s decision to suspend in-person instruction and transition to remote course delivery upon the conclusion of spring break and at least through April 3.