Join the Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) on Tuesday, January, 19 at 10:30 a.m. to learn from three language instructors who successfully adapted their teaching practices to the online environment: Yuki Yoshimura (Japanese); Luiz Amaral (Portuguese); and Julia Feldhaus (German).
The Center for Teaching and Learning is now accepting applications for the 2021-22 TIDE Ambassadors (Teaching for Inclusiveness, Diversity, & Equity) Faculty Fellowship. The deadline for applications is Monday, Jan. 25, 2021.
Taylor Mickens ‘21, a student in the vocal jazz program at UMass Amherst’s department of music and dance, recently placed in the top three finishers in BroadwayWorld’s national “Next On Stage” competition.
UMass Amherst jazz lecturer Thomas Giampietro has released his newest CD, entitled “A Thru-Composed Life,” on Ear Up Records. This is Giampietro’s second recording as bandleader following 2013’s "A Faith Rewarded.”
Evan A. MacCarthy, a Five College visiting assistant professor of music history in the UMass Amherst department of music and dance, has been elected president of the New England Chapter of the American Musicological Society for a two-year term.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration has awarded the College of Nursing a two-year grant to expand education and treatment strategies to the college, in their ongoing efforts to address the opioid epidemic.
Ajla Aksamija, associate professor in the department of architecture, has been elected as the vice president of the Facade Tectonics Institute (FTI). FTI is a non-profit member organization for the architectural, engineering and construction industry.
MSR Classics has just released the latest CD by the UMass wind ensemble, led by director of wind studies Matthew Westgate. “Quicksilver” features the world premiere recordings of three works, all of which were commissioned by the wind studies program as part of a larger consortium.
Fisheries biologist Andy Danylchuk, environmental conservation, and his Ph.D. student Bryan Legare recently joined other shark research groups and government agencies from the northeastern United States and Canada in the New England White Shark Research Consortium.