Education professor Liane Brandon has been involved in film and television production for many years, but one of her stills from a “Nova” production about Typhoid Mary appeared on the cover of TV Week in the Sunday Boston Globe on Oct. 10.
Six members of the Political Science Department are among 725 international relations scholars who have signed a public letter opposing President Bush’s foreign policy and calling for a change of course.
Robert W. Maloy, lecturer in Teacher Education and Curriculum Studies, was one of five faculty from across the University system honored Oct. 19 by President Jack M. Wilson for distinguished public service.
While scores of experts on workforce development issues weighed in with their opinions at a regional conference at Holyoke Community College on Oct. 7, it was Housing Services maintainer Joel Gomarlo who brought the message home.
President Jack M. Wilson was inducted into the United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA) Hall of Fame and recognized as an outstanding pioneer in distance education during the organization’s conference held Oct. 11-13 in San Francisco.
Joseph Goldstein, former dean of the College of Engineering, will receive the Leonard Medal at the next annual meeting of the Meteoritical Society in 2005: The Leonard Medal honors outstanding contributions to the science of meteoritics and closely allied fields.
Andrea Assaf, an interdisciplinary theater artist, writer and educator, has been named the new artistic director of New WORLD Theater. She succeeds interim director Talvin Wilks, who has overseen the 25-year-old organization since 2002.
The Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs and Campus Life Search Committee has announced the two finalists for the position. They are Dr. Beth Hellwig, vice chancellor for student affairs at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, and Enku Gelaye, interim vice chancellor for student affairs and campus life and dean of students at UMass Amherst.
The UMass Amherst Alumni Association has announced the 2014 recipients of its most prestigious recognition for alumni, faculty and friends: the Distinguished Alumni Awards. They will be presented April 2 at the State House in Boston.
The Town-Gown Steering Committee of the University and the Town of Amherst will meet Tuesday, March 11 from 5-6:30 p.m. in the UMass Police Department community room to discuss which consultant to recommend for a joint planning contract. Public comment will be heard from 5-5:30.
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