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 scheduled as...
A team of UMass Amherst researchers has launched a study to explore the rate of SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) exposure on campus and throughout Massachusetts, inviting faculty, staff and students to voluntarily participate.
In response to a draft set of new regulations on international students announced by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement earlier this week, Chancellor Kumble R. Subbaswamy sent an email to the campus community. That email details the preliminary steps UMass is taking to support international students.
Earlier this week, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) announced a set of new draft regulations with potentially severe negative consequences for international students who already face many challenges as a result of the pandemic. In my opinion, these changes to the Student and Exchange Visitor Program, which are directed at non-immigrant students on F-1 and M-1 visas for academic and vocational study, are misguided, mean spirited, and contemptible.
In an email to the campus community, Nefertiti A. Walker, interim vice chancellor for diversity, equity and inclusion and chief diversity officer, outlined the Office of Equity and Inclusion’s current offerings and a tentative schedule for fall initiatives and events.
In the molecular-level world of ion channels – passageways through membranes that carry signals in a cell’s environment and allow it to respond – researchers have debated about the role of a small piece of the channel called a linker, says computational biophysicist Jianhan Chen at UMass Amherst.
Assistant professor Kalpana Poudel-Tandukar is the recipient of a 3-year R34 Research Grant from the National Institute of Mental Health at the National Institutes of Health. The R34 Planning Grant Program provides support for the initial development of a clinical trial or research project.
Award-winning facial recognition expert professor Erik Learned-Miller of the College of Information and Computer Sciences will offer a one-hour Zoom Q&A webinar at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, July 15, where he will explore face recognition research.