Growing rates of incarceration in the U.S. since the mid-1970s may be linked with a rise in drug-related mortality and may exacerbate the harmful health effects of economic hardship, according to an observational study involving 2,640 counties between 1983 and 2014, published in The Lancet Public Health journal.
Mary Paterno, assistant professor of nursing, will facilitate a digital story screening and panel discussion on local women and substance abuse and recovery on Tuesday, July 16 at 6 p.m. at Greenfield Community College.
By one official estimate, American manufacturing, transportation, residential and commercial consumers use only about 40 percent of the energy they draw on, wasting 60 percent. Very often, this wasted energy escapes as heat, or thermal energy, from inefficient technology that fails to harvest that potential power.
Nutrition major Irene Gao recently served as panelist in a special topic workshop on student mental health during the 2019 Worldwide Universities Network (WUN) annual meeting held in Dublin, Ireland in May.
The Graduate Dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows:
Yi Sun, Ph.D., College of Education, Monday, July 15, 11:00 a.m., 120 Montague House. Dissertation: “Understanding China’s Discourse on South-South...
At its annual meeting in Washington, D.C. this spring, the American Association of Geographers adopted a resolution on climate change submitted by Rutherford “Rud” Platt, emeritus professor of geography, and six colleagues.
The campus’s Natural History Collection was the latest in the nation last week to welcome a blooming Amorphophallus titanum, or 6-foot tall corpse flower, one of the world’s biggest flowering structures. It bloomed overnight on Wednesday, July 3 at its home in the Morrill greenhouses.
UMass Amherst’s Natural History Collection is the latest in the nation today to welcome a blooming Amorphophallus titanum, or 6-foot tall corpse flower, one of the world’s biggest flowering structures. Shortly before the corpse flower opens, it emits the stink of rotting flesh in order to attract pollinators such as carrion beetles and blow flies in its native Sumatran rainforest.
Katherine Boyer, associate professor of kinesiology, has been elected to the Executive Council of the International Society of Biomechanics (ISB). She will begin her two-year term at the ISB's 27th Congress being held in Calgary, Canada from July 31 through August 4.