A team of assessors from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA) will arrive in Amherst July 8-10 to examine all aspects of the UMass Amherst Police Department’s (UMPD) policies and procedures, management, operations, and support services, Chief Tyrone Parham announced today.
Adults 55 years and older are needed for a hearing study of how aging affects speech understanding in noisy backgrounds. Researchers in the department of communication disorders are looking for participants who have no concerns regarding their memory and cognition as well as individuals who have a medical diagnosis of mild cognitive impairment or dementia.
The Graduate Dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows:
Emma Strubell, Ph.D., College of Information and Computer Sciences, Monday, July 1, 9:00 a.m., Room 150/151 Computer Science Building. Dissertation:...
Gov. Charlie Baker has ordered that the United States of America flag and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts flag be lowered to half-staff from sunrise until sunset at all state buildings on Saturday, June 22, the day of interment, in honor of Sgt. George R. Schipani, United States Army, who died on...
The UMass Amherst Libraries Digital Media Lab recently supported Edwood Brice ’19 in his research on using virtual reality “exergaming,” or exercising through gaming, as an appealing alternative to traditional forms of exercise.
Buildings consume some 40 percent of energy in the United States, and within those residential and commercial structures, heating, ventilation and air-conditioning (HVAC) systems guzzle 46 percent of the power used, according to the U.S. Department of Energy.