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University of Miami professor Laura P. Kohn-Wood, a finalist for dean of the College of Education, will make a public presentation on Monday, Nov. 7 at 11 a.m. in 102 Furcolo Hall. Kohn-Wood chairs the department of educational and psychological studies in Miami’s School of Education and...
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Tricia R. Serio, head of the department of molecular and cellular biology at the University of Arizona and a finalist for dean of the College of Natural Sciences, will make a public presentation on Monday, Nov. 7 at 4:30 p.m. in S330 Life Sciences Laboratories. Serio is the fifth and final...
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Columbia University professor A. Lin Goodwin, a finalist for dean of the College of Education, will make a public presentation on Thursday, Nov. 4 at 2:45 p.m. in 101 Furcolo Hall. Goodwin is a vice dean and professor in the department of curriculum and teaching at Teachers College, Columbia...
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AMHERST, Mass. – The Cornell Douglas Foundation, an environmental health and justice advocacy group based in Bethesda, Md., has named University of Massachusetts Amherst environmental health scientist Laura Vandenberg one of its 2016 Pearl Award winners in recognition of her “...
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Cynthia I. Gerstl-Pepin, a finalist for dean of the College of Education, will make a public presentation on Tuesday, Nov. 1 at 2:45 p.m. in 101 Furcolo Hall. Gerstl-Pepin is currently associate dean for academic affairs and research at the College of Education and Social Services at the...
Cynthia Gerstl-Pepin
Two more finalists for dean of the College of Natural Sciences will make public presentations in the coming week. The schedule is as follows: Peter Wainwright, interim dean of the College of Biological Sciences and distinguished professor at the University of California, Davis; Monday, Oct. 31 at...
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The Northeast Climate Science Center (NECSC) will host a two-day training event, the first of its kind, for as many as 70 graduate students and early career professionals who are part of the U.S. Department of Interior’s (DOI) climate science center research network on Wednesday and Thursday...
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In an on-campus ceremony Oct. 19, New England Public Radio celebrated the formal renaming of its refurbished studios in Hampshire House and the completion of the 50th Anniversary Capital Campaign for WFCR, which raised more than $8.5 million since May 2011. More than 80 supporters, contributors...
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The Diversity Strategic Plan Steering Committee is seeking comments on proposed revisions to the goals identified in the campus’ Diversity Strategic Plan. The strategic plan, adopted in spring 2015, set forth five goals to improve the current state of diversity at UMass Amherst. Last spring...
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The $150 million Institute for Applied Life Sciences will be launched formally on Friday, Oct. 21 as industry partners join state and university officials to celebrate the investment aimed at bringing new discoveries in healthcare services and products to the marketplace. Details of the daylong...
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