AMHERST, Mass. – The New England News Forum, a new journalism initiative at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, will host a seminar on Saturday, April 7, that explores the impact of media changes on civic engagement. The forum will be held at UMass Lowell from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
AMHERST, Mass. – An alliance of educators that aims to get more women and minorities into careers in information technology and computing has received nearly $2 million from the National Science Foundation (NSF). Led by the University of Massachusetts Amherst, the Commonwealth Alliance for Information Technology Education (CAITE) will use the funding to design and launch a series of outreach programs in Boston, greater Springfield and southeastern Massachusetts.
AMHERST, Mass. – Andreas Muschinski, associate professor of electrical and computer engineering, has been appointed as the Jerome M. Paros Professor of Measurement Science at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.
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.