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Julie Brigham-Grette
In Washington, D.C. this week, Julie Brigham-Grette, geosciences, and chair of the U.S. National Academy of Sciences’ (NAS) Polar Research Board (PRB), is serving as co-master of ceremonies for an “Arctic Matters Day” at NAS headquarters on Thursday, Jan. 14, and she will also...
Rebecca Ready

Rebecca Ready, psychological and brain sciences, was recently named a Fellow of the Association for Psychological Science, the premier international organization solely dedicated to the advancement of psychological science.

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Chrisopher Foe
Master’s degree student Christopher Foe took second place in the 2015 American Society of Music Arrangers and Composers (ASMAC) Pete Rugolo Big Band Arranging and Composing Competition. Foe was recognized for his role as the composer and arranger of his piece, “The Western Shore....
Willie Hill
Willie Hill, director of the Fine Arts Center, will be featured on a CBS special in February for his role as leader of the entertainment for the very first Super Bowl halftime show. In February, the NFL Super Bowl will be celebrating 50 years and a history of spectacular half-time shows. On Friday...
Sankaran Thayumanavan
The Massachusetts Technology Transfer Center (MTTC) in late December announced Innovation Commercialization Seed Fund grants of $40,000 each to eight faculty researchers across the UMass system who are developing promising technologies, including Sankaran “Thai” Thayumanavan, chemistry...
Sydni Lockeby Catalano
Freshman Sydni Lockeby Catalano is going to China this month with the Fulbright-Hays Group Project Abroad program in advanced Chinese language immersion. In the spring semester at Shaanxi Normal University in Xi’an, Catalano will take classes in Chinese language, dance, and perhaps economics...
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Communication disorders faculty and students contributed research through poster sessions and presentations in oral and technical seminars during the American Speech-Language Hearing Association annual convention in Denver Nov. 12-14. Mary Andrianopoulos and a group of graduate students delivered...
Corinna Serviente
Corinna Serviente, a master’s and doctoral student in kinesiology, was honored for her presentation at the American Physiological Society (APS) Conference in Annapolis, Maryland, Nov. 17-20. The conference was subtitled “Cardiovascular, Renal and Metabolic Diseases: Physiology and...
Gerald Epstein

Gerald Epstein, economics and co-director of the Political Economy Research Institute, has been awarded a 2015 European Central Bank grant targeted for research projects on the history of monetary theories, policies and institutions.

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Nine faculty teams along with 10 individual pre-tenure faculty members will receive Mutual Mentoring Grants for 2015-16, the Institute for Teaching Excellence and Faculty Development (TEFD) has announced. The award-winning Mutual Mentoring Initiative was originally funded by multiple grants from...

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