The allegations that Holyoke Mayor Alex Morse engaged in inappropriate behavior with UMass Amherst students are serious and deeply concerning, and the university is launching an immediate review of the matter to determine whether the alleged actions during his time as a university lecturer were in violation of university policy or federal Title IX law.
Rachel Walker, aassociate professor and Ph.D. program director and Lisa Wolf, director of emergency nursing research at the Emergency Nurses Association and part-time CON professor, who have been selected by the American Academy of Nursing as members of the 2020 Class of New Fellows.
The Graduate Dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates. All exams will be held via video conferencing. Contact the department for online meeting information.
Final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates are...
One of the new realities in biomedical research is that it’s increasingly difficult to use a general approach to score advances. Now, investigations into disease mechanisms, for example, are often conducted at the molecular level by specialists who dedicate years to interrogating a single protein or signaling pathway.
As preparations for the fall 2020 semester are underway and campus buildings reopen, the facilities department has issued answers to frequently asked questions regarding HVAC systems, in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. The FAQs address how HVAC systems work and measures being taken to reduce COVID-19 transmission through those systems.
Researchers at the Center for Smart and Connected Society at UMass Amherst recently released a new digital contact-tracing technique that is based on widely-deployed Wi-Fi technology. They intend for the open-source software tool to help universities and colleges deploy campus contact tracing as students return under special pandemic management rules this fall.
Evolutionary biologist Ana Caicedo, associate professor of biology, has received an Alexander von Humboldt Research Award to support her collaboration with Detlef Weigel, head of the molecular biology department and executive director of the Max Plank Institute for Developmental Biology in Tübingen, Germany.
Growing up in Beaumont, TX, Amilcar Shabazz, Afro-American studies, celebrated Independence Day on June 19 – Juneteenth. In Massachusetts, the day has been recognized with an annual proclamation, but it was not a legal holiday. This year, as June 19 drew near, Shabazz decided that now was the time.
A new book by Zhongwei Shen, professor of East Asian languages and cultures, was recently published by the Cambridge University Press. “Phonological History of Chinese” provides an account of the standard phonological system of the major Chinese historical periods: Old Chinese, Middle Chinese and Old Mandarin.