AMHERST, Mass. – Priscilla Clarkson, professor of kinesiology and interim dean of Commonwealth College at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, has been appointed a Distinguished Professor by UMass President Jack Wilson.
AMHERST, Mass. – University of Massachusetts Amherst faculty members Betsy Dumont and Ian Grosse have been awarded a $6,000 grant to host a conference on applying engineering computer simulation techniques to complex biological systems.
AMHERST, Mass. – Bookshelves are replete with tales of business turnarounds and successful investments in failing firms, but a new book co-authored by University of Massachusetts Amherst finance professor Ben Branch offers a first-of-a-kind look at the final stage of death for a company: liquidation.
AMHERST, Mass. – Assigning dates to the events in the life of a rock—for example, a collision with a piece of continent, or a journey through the Earth’s crust—has long challenged geologists, as the events themselves can confound evidence of the past.
AMHERST, Mass. – Sut Jhally, professor of communication at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, will give the fourth of five Distinguished Faculty Lectures on Thursday, March 8 at 4 p.m. in the Bernie Dallas Room in Goodell Hall. The event is free and open to the public. A reception follows the talk.
AMHERST, Mass. – Faculty member Peggi Clouston of the University of Massachusetts Amherst has been awarded a Research Leadership in Action Grant of $17,000 by the university’s vice provost of research to launch an annual symposium on wood structures. Capitalizing on the increasing interest in wood as a green building material, the conference will bring together national and international leaders to discuss research issues specific to the wood industry.
AMHERST, Mass. – David Mednicoff, a visiting professor from the University of Massachusetts Amherst who is on leave and teaching in Doha, Qatar on a Fulbright scholarship, has been invited to speak at a conference in London Feb. 22-23 on political change in the Persian Gulf region.