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.
A journal article published by Laura Attanasio, assistant professor of health policy and management, and co-author Katy Kozhimannil of the University of Minnesota, was recently named Best Research Article for 2018 by “The Journal of Midwifery & Women's Health.”
The Mark H. McCormack Department of Sport Management graduate program - which includes an MS and an MBA/MS in sport management - has been ranked the number one postgraduate program in the world for 2019 by SportBusiness. The McCormack Department of Sport Management ranked second in both 2017 and 2018.
The Juniper Summer Writing Institute hosts readings of prose and poetry at UMass Amherst June 16-21. Readings begin at 7:30 p.m. and are free, accessible and open to the public. Sunday through Thursday readings will take place at Old Chapel. Friday’s reading will be held at the Bezanson Recital Hall in the Fine Arts Center. Books will be available for sale and the authors available for signings.
The Graduate Dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows:
Jiahui Yu, Ph.D., Mathematics, Monday, June 17, 10:00 a.m., 1528 Lederle Graduate Research Tower. Dissertation: “Joint Asymptotics for Smoothing Spline...
Beverly Daniel Tatum, President Emerita of Spelman College and a clinical psychologist widely known for her expertise on race relations, will headline a special event on Saturday, June 8 at 7 p.m. as part of the Third Biennial Conference on Intergroup Dialogue in the Hooker Auditorium at Mount Holyoke College.