Professor Linda K. Enghagen of Hospitality and Tourism Management received a “Best in Track” award for her presentation at the 15th Sloan Consortium International Conference on Online Learning held Oct. 28-30 in Orlando.
Lynn Adler, associate professor of Entomology, gave one of two invited keynote presentations at the annual meeting of the Scandinavian Association for Pollination Ecologists held Oct. 23-25 at the Archipelago Research Institute of the University of Turku in Finland.
J. Gary Bernhard, program manager for University Without Walls’ Sustainable Entrepreneurship concentration, was a panelist at the regional fall conference of the University Continuing Education Association held Oct. 28-30 in Hyannis.
Andrea Pocar, assistant professor of Physics, recently received a $510,000 National Science Foundation grant through the federal economic stimulus funding program to study neutrinoless double beta decay.
Stuart Shulman, assistant professor of Political Science, was part of an expert panel that conducted a workshop Sept. 22-23 for the U.S. Secret Service on the relationship between threatening communications sent to those protected by the agency and actual behavior.
Three projects proposed by faculty members from the School of Public Health and Health Sciences, College of Nursing and the College of Education have been awarded Public Service Endowment Grants (PSEG) from a special campus fund designed to boost outreach, extend the campus resources into the...
The former campus horse barn, built in 1894 on Grinnell Way and unused for years, has been rebuilt and relocated and is now part of the Stockbridge School of Agriculture’s Agricultural Learning Center.
The Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) has bestowed a silver award on UMass Magazine for magazine publishing improvement.
Published by University Communications, the magazine was redesigned two years ago with the assistance of Landesberg Design of Pittsburgh and feedback from...
Scientists with the recently renamed Northeast Climate Adaptation Science Center (NE CASC), The Nature Conservancy and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers this week released a new study of dam operations and river flows in the four-state Connecticut River watershed that they hope will provide insights...
The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows:
Supreeth Shastri, Ph.D., Electrical and Computer Engineering, Tuesday, June 26,...
Researchers in the department of kinesiology are seeking volunteers for a study of how different shoes change how people move. Participants will be asked to complete one visit to the lab, during which they will walk and stand in several different shoes while researchers take measurements. Volunteers will also complete general health questionnaires. The visit will take about three hours.
Individuals are needed for a study of speech perception being conducted by researchers from the department of communication disorders. Participants should be healthy people between 18-29 or 45-64 years of age who have no motor or neurological problems that affect walking or balance.