AMHERST, Mass. – Commencement weekend activities at the University of Massachusetts Amherst include a ceremony for undergraduates Sunday, May 28 and separate ceremonies Saturday, May 27 for the Graduate School and the Stockbridge School.
AMHERST, Mass. – In the continuing battle against drug-resistant bacteria, scientists from the University of Massachusetts Amherst are adding new weapons to the arsenal. Gregory Tew and his colleagues have designed a molecule that selectively slashes bacterial cell membranes, leaving the microbes to leak and die.
Theresa Austin, associate professor in Teacher Education and Currciulum Studies, has been named to the editorial advisory board of the Multicultural Education & Technology Journal, being launched by Emerald in 2007.
Four Film Studies certificate students have been accepted to the prestigious Cannes International Film Festival Student Filmmaker Program to be held May 17-18 at the American Pavilion for the festival’s 59th season.
Staff are invited to meet a candidate for dean of the College of Humanities and Fine Arts, David Woods, dean of the school of fine arts at the University of Connecticut, on Thursday, April 20, 4-5 p.m. in 917 Campus Center.
AMHERST, Mass. – Prasanta C. Bhowmik, professor of weed science in the department of plant, soil, and insect sciences at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, has been awarded a Fulbright Fellowship for spring 2007.
AMHERST, Mass. – Kevin Knobloch, president of the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS), will give a talk titled “While the World Warms: Restoring Scientific Integrity to Climate Public Policy Making” on Monday, April 24 at 1:30 p.m. in the Cape Cod Lounge of the Student Union at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.