AMHERST, Mass. – Two University of Massachusetts Amherst faculty members were appointed to named professorships by President Jack M. Wilson following the Feb. 15 meeting of the University’s Board of Trustees at the Dartmouth campus.
About 100 students and faculty gathered outside the Student Union Feb. 16 to hold a rally for the release of freelance reporter and alumna Jill Carroll, who was abducted Jan. 7 while on assignment for the Christian Science Monitor in Baghdad.
AMHERST, Mass. – “A Taste of Japan,” a themed dining experience, will provide authentic and traditional Japanese cuisine and also explore the Japanese culture in the Oak Room of the Worcester Dining Commons on Wednesday, Feb. 15 from 5 to 8 p.m.
AMHERST, Mass. – Robot navigation and data gathered from smart sensors are the focus of two National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER program grants awarded to University of Massachusetts Amherst computer scientists.
The rising cost of scholarly journals, the shift to electronic publishing and long-term storage of digital materials pose challenges for the academic community, according to a panel of experts who addressed the Faculty Senate on Feb. 9.
AMHERST, Mass. – Robert A. Zimmermann, professor of biochemistry and molecular biology at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, will give a Distinguished Faculty Lecture on Wednesday, Feb. 22, at 4 p.m. in the Bernie Dallas Room in the Goodell Building.