Jack Welch, the former two-decade chairman of General Electric Co., and his wife, Suzy have added $1 million to the scholarship fund he established for graduating seniors of Salem High School to attend the University of Massachusetts.
Faculty and students from the College of Education’s language, literacy and culture (LLC) concentration have been selected to present their research at the International Society for Language Study Conference in Akita, Japan, June 13-15. The conference theme is “A Critical Examination of...
Samantha Bernecker, a third-year graduate student in the clinical psychology program, has been selected for a two-year, $54,826 National Research Service Award (NRSA) from the National Institute of Mental Health for her dissertation work titled “Crowdsourcing Mental Health with a Web-Based...
Senior Kurt Schultz, a Commonwealth Honors College student majoring in biochemistry and molecular biology, was honored May 8 at the State House during the state Department of Higher Education’s 29 Who Shine ceremony saluting public campus graduates for their civic and academic achievements.
Ten student employees, 10 staff members and two teams of employees were recognized for outstanding contributions to the university at an April 28 reception hosted by Chancellor Kumble Subbaswamy at the Marriott Center.
The Graduate School at the University of Massachusetts Amherst conferred more than 1,100 doctoral and master’s degrees this morning at Commencement ceremonies that drew nearly 1,000 graduates, along with family members and friends, to the William D. Mullins Memorial Center.
Twenty-three teams of seniors from the mechanical and industrial engineering department demonstrated the prototypes of their useful and inventive designs on April 30 in the Gunness Student Center of Marcus Hall.
The Kathryn F. Furcolo Award for Outstanding Internships has been given to seniors Sean McGrath of North Andover and Ellen Porell of Fitchburg and fall 2013 graduate Chinelo Obiudu of Worcester. Since 1965, the Furcolo Award has recognized selected students who complete an outstanding internship in either public service or government.
Mackenzie Consoer, a second-year doctoral student in the department of environmental conservation, has been selected for the Edith Robinson Fellowship by the Graduate School. The one-year award will provide Consoer with a full tuition scholarship and a stipend totaling more than $26,000.