AMHERST, Mass. - Four members of the University of Massachusetts football squad have been named to The Sports Network’s 1999 Division I-AA All-America team. Junior linebacker Kole Ayi (Nashua, N.H.) and senior cornerback Jerard White (Fort Washington, Md.) were named to the first team, while sophomore free safety Jeremy Robinson (Syracuse, N.Y.) and junior tailback Marcel Shipp (Paterson, N.J.) were both second team selections.
AMHERST, Mass. - Michael Ash, assistant professor of economics at the University of Massachusetts, is looking at how managed care in the U.S. health care system is changing the type of work performed by nurses, licensed practical nurses, and orderlies. Ash says his research includes sections of the country where managed care has had a large impact on health care providers as well as areas where managed care plays less of a role.
AMHERST, Mass. - The University of Massachusetts is one of just five schools chosen nationwide to participate in a program that will offer graduate students in chemistry a sense of what it''s like to be a professor. The UMass project is part of the Preparing Future Faculty (PFF) program and is funded with a two-year, $20,000 grant awarded by the American Chemical Society. Professor Julian Tyson is director of the program at UMass.
AMHERST, Mass. - University of Massachusetts English professor John Nelson will appear on "Martha Stewart Living" Mon. Dec. 20. Nelson will be featured in two consecutive seven-minute segments: in the first he will discuss the history of American folk toys; in the second he will help Stewart construct an early American yo-yo.
AMHERST, Mass. - The most popular students in school sometimes are the best liars, according to a study conducted by University of Massachusetts psychologist Robert S. Feldman and published in the most recent Journal of Nonverbal Behavior.
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