UMass Amherst will host “Can We Build Social Media That’s Good for Society?,” a seminar presented by author and Massachusetts Institute of Technology faculty member Ethan Zuckerman, from 4-5 p.m., Dec. 2 in the Communication Hub of the Integrated Learning Center. The event is free and open to the public.
UMass Amherst Distinguished Professor David Julian McClements was honored Monday in Hillerød, Denmark, with the 2019 Nils Foss Excellence Prize for his pioneering work in food design and nanotechnology.
As part of International Education Week, the university is hosting events beginning Nov. 18 though 22 celebrating international exchange, the richness of cultures from around the world, education and community.
AMHERST, Mass. – UMassSafe, a division of the UMass Transportation Center, is hosting the 2019 Commercial Vehicle Safety Summit, “Best Practices for Industry & Law Enforcement Partnerships,” on Nov. 19-20 at the Hotel Northampton, 36 King St., Northampton, MA.
The department of biostatistics and epidemiology, part of the School of Public Health and Health Sciences, will host a seminar, “Cox model analyses with disease subtypes defined by partially observed multiple markers” on Friday, Dec. 6 at 10 a.m. in Life Science Laboratories N210.
The Graduate Dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows:
Samantha Glaze-Corcoran, Ph.D., Plant Biology, Monday, Nov. 25, 9 a.m., 107 Fernald Hall. Dissertation: “Developing Alternative Forage Production...
As winter approaches, all staff and faculty should know how to obtain information related to severe weather, including closing announcements, parking rules, staggered departure procedures for early closings, related time and attendance policies and the rescheduling of final exams on snow days.
Researchers Raeann LeBlanc, College of Nursing, and Katie Potter, School of Public Health and Health Sciences, department of kinesiology, will present as part of a human-animal interaction symposium at the Gerontological Society of America’s Annual Scientific Meeting, in Austin, Texas from Nov. 13 through 17.
Andrew Best, a doctoral student in the department of anthropology, is trying to figure out why some people sweat more than others. Best’s research is focused on sweat gland density. He aims to see if the density is related to where people grew up, and if it affects the body’s...