Torrey Trust, an assistant professor of learning technology in the College of Education, was selected as the recipient of the Technology as an Agent of Change for Teaching and Learning (TACTL) Early Career Scholar Award from the American Educational Research Association.
Kathryn Ellis has been named director of the Innovation Institute (UMII) at UMass Amherst and will head offices in Amherst and at the Mount Ida Campus of UMass Amherst in Newton. Ellis will begin on July 29.
Student-athletes from the UMass football team partnered with UMassFive College Federal Credit Union and built 35 twin beds on June 12 to benefit the charity A Bed for Every Child. Beds built during the event, held at the Mullins Center, will be distributed to children in need throughout Massachusetts.
Todd Zaganiacz, a mail clerk, has been awarded with his fifth consecutive IJ/DJ of the Year Award presented by the USPA United States Polka Association (USPA). Zaganiacz is President of the Polka Jammer Network, an internet network operating 24/7, where he DJs 1970s and 1980s polka...
On May 24, a group of fourteen researchers from three University of Massachusetts campuses met at the Amherst Women’s Club for a day long workshop, “Preventing Adverse Childhood Experiences Through Research and Policy: A Tri-Campus Research Collaborative.”
Four School of Public Policy students were selected for the inaugural group of fellows in the new Civic Action Project (CAP), which provides internship experience, training and mentoring for the next generation of public service leaders.
Seven faculty and six staff members were selected to attend Higher Education Resource Services (HERS) Institutes this summer. This announcement was made at “A Celebration of Women Leaders” on May 17 in Old Chapel.
Four students working in the lab of Alicia Timme-Laragy, associate professor of environmental health sciences, claimed top prizes at the Society of Toxicology’s annual meeting held in Baltimore, Md., this past spring.