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Elizabeth Evans
The Center for Clinical and Translational Science (UMCCTS) recently named Elizabeth Evans, assistant professor of community health education, a faculty scholar in its Community Research Innovative Scholars Program (CRISP). CRISP supports the development of independent UMass researchers who...
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The Institute for Teaching Excellence and Faculty Development (TEFD) has awarded six faculty team grants along with 11 individual pre-tenure faculty micro grants as part of its Mutual Mentoring Program. Originally funded by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the Mutual Mentoring Team and Micro...
Dong Wang
Dong Wang, biochemistry and molecular biology, has been honored with one of Harvard University’s two 2018 Sargent Award for Visiting Scholars at the Arnold Arboretum. The award will support his further research on bacteria known as rhizobia. They live in nodules on the roots of legumes to fix...
David Julian McClements
David Julian McClements, Distinguished Professor of food science, has been selected to deliver the 12th in the Sydney Ross Lecture Series in Colloid and Surface Chemistry at Rensselaer Polytechnic University (RPI) in Troy, New York, on April 17. His topic will be “Biopolymer microgels for...
Jeffrey D. Blaustein
Jeffrey D. Blaustein, professor emeritus of psychological and brain sciences, has been named this year’s winner of the Society for Behavioral Neuroendocrinology’s Daniel S. Lehrman Lifetime Achievement Award. He was cited for “a career of eminent scholarship in behavioral...
Joel Wolfe
Joel Wolfe, professor of history, delivered two lectures at the recent International Seminar on Global History at the National University of San Marcos in Lima, Peru. On April 2, he presented “Globalization Isn't Planetary: Global History in the Americas” to the Social Sciences...
Carolina Aragón
A group of landscape architecture and regional planning faculty presented research during the annual Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture (CELA) conference March 22-24 at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Virginia. Carolina Aragón, assistant professor of landscape architecture,...
Michelle Budig
Michelle Budig, professor of sociology, and Claire Hamilton, associate professor of teacher education and curriculum studies, have been awarded Chancellor’s Leadership Fellowships for the 2018 calendar year, according to John McCarthy, interim provost and senior vice chancellor for academic...
Ina Ganguli
Ina Ganguli, economics, has been awarded the 2018 Russian National Award in Applied Economics for her series of three articles devoted to analyzing the productivity of Russian scientists in the 1990s, as well as their decisions on emigration and the impact of emigration on the diffusion of Russian...
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Fangda Zhang, a doctoral student in industrial engineering and operations research, has been named a 2018 Traffic Safety Scholar (TSS) and awarded a $1,000 scholarship to attend the 37th annual National Lifesavers Conference on Highway Safety Priorities April 22-24 in San Antonio, Texas.  ...

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