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Julie Goddard
Assistant professor of food science Julie Goddard recently won the Institute of Food Technologists’ (IFT) 2015 Samuel Cate Prescott Award for “outstanding ability of research in food technology.” The award is given to outstanding young researchers under 36 years old or who earned...
Three professors from the College of Natural Sciences and the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences have been named recipients of the 2015-16 Samuel F. Conti Fellowships. Daniela Calzetti, astronomy, Alfred J. Crosby, polymer science and engineering, and Gerald A. Epstein, economics, have been...
Sally Linowski
Sally Linowski, associate dean of students for off campus life and community education in the Dean of Students Office, was a speaker at the Summit on Behavioral Health Issues among College Students summit hosted March 16-17 in Rockville, Md., by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services...
Richard Pilsner
Richard Pilsner, assistant professor of environmental health sciences, was recently chosen as a scientific advisor for a three-year grant funded by the Russian Science Foundation. The study, led by Dr. Oleg Sergeyev of Chapaevsk Central Hospital in Chapaevsk, Russia, is examining the relationship...
Elizabeth Bertone-Johnson
Elizabeth Bertone-Johnson, associate professor of epidemiology, has won an award from the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board and the Fulbright Commission in Finland to teach and conduct research at the University of Eastern Finland’s Institute of Public Health and Clinical...
Lee Badgett
Center for Public Policy and Administration director M.V. Lee Badgett, economics, spoke March 19 in Dublin as Ireland prepares for a national referendum on whether to legalize same-sex marriage. Badgett delivered her talk, titled “The International Experience with Marriage Equality,”...
Carey Dimmitt
Carey Dimmitt, professor in the department of student development in the College of Education, has been invited to serve as a content advisor on a systematic review of evidence on career counseling interventions by the What Works Clearinghouse (WWC) and the U.S. Office of Career, Technical and...
Steve Tracy
Steve Tracy, Afro-American studies, will be returning to China as guest professor at Central China Normal University in Wuhan at the beginning of May. While teaching and lecturing at CCNU, Tracy will also see the Chinese release of his first book from 1988, “Langston Hughes and the Blues,...
Eleven faculty members from five colleges and schools have been awarded fellowships by UMass Civic Engagement & Service-Learning to develop service-learning and civic engagement courses that connect academic, civic and personal learning by collaborating with local organizations to advance both...
Danny Schnell
Biochemistry and molecular biology professor Danny Schnell is being recognized as a Spotlight Scholar for his scientific contributions to plant cell biology and biochemistry. An internationally-known expert in plant physiology, photosynthesis and plant biochemistry, he is applying his expertise to...

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