Sally A. Linowski and Diane Fedorchak of the Center for Alcohol and other Drug Abuse Prevention (CADAP) led a training session May 13-14 for substance abuse prevention professionals from across the country.
Brian Umberger, assistant professor of Kinesiology, gave an invited lecture on the biomechanics and energetics of human locomotion on May 11 at the Vrije Universiteit (Free University) in Amsterdam, Netherlands.
Robert Hyldahl, a doctoral student in the Department of Kinesiology, has received a $5,000 American College of Sports Medicine Foundation graduate student grant from the NASA Space Physiology Research Grant Program.
Professor Mary Lynn Boscardin and assistant professor Rebecca Gajda of the School of Education have been awarded a four-year, $799,860 grant from the U.S. Department of Education to help prepare future leaders in the field of special education.
Jay Gladden, associate dean of the Isenberg School of Management and associate professor of Sport Management, has been appointed dean of the IU School of Physical Education and Tourism Management at Indiana University-Purdue University at Indianapolis.
Five nights a week, students collect leftover hot food from UMass Amherst dining halls and deliver it to local people in need. Working as parrt of the national Food Recovery Network, the campus volunteers tackle the dual issues of food waste and food insecurity.
The John W. Olver Design Building has been named the Jury’s Choice for Wood Innovation in the WoodWorks 2018 Wood Design Awards, which celebrate excellence in wood building design across the U.S.
The most technologically advanced cross-laminated timber (CLT) building in the country, the Design...
The Frank A. Waugh Arboretum, which covers most of the UMass Amherst campus, has been awarded a Level IV Accreditation by the ArbNet Arboretum Accreditation Program for achieving high standards of professional practices for arboreta and botanic gardens.
Jack Ahern, professor of landscape...
Ten graduate students will distill their doctoral or master’s theses into accessible three-minute oral presentations as they contend for a $1,000 first prize in the final round of the university’s second annual Three Minute Thesis (3MT) Competition on Friday, March 2 at 1 p.m. in the Campus Center Auditorium.
The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows:
Christina Chisholm, Ph.D., Molecular and Cellular Biology, Monday, March 5, 10 a....
Gov. Charlie Baker has ordered that the United States and Commonwealth flags be lowered to half-staff at all state buildings until the day of interment to honor state Rep. Peter Kocot of Northampton, who died Feb. 22.
Instructional Innovation has announced its spring 2018 workshops and events, which are scheduled Feb. 28-Apil 26. Programs are open to all instructors—faculty, lecturers, adjuncts, grad instructors and...