The 50th Annual Community Breakfast will be held on Tuesday, Aug. 30 from 7:30-9:00am in the Student Union Ballroom. The event is open to the public.
Jointly sponsored by UMass Amherst and the Amherst Area Chamber of Commerce, the breakfast traditionally marks the beginning of the academic year and offers a chance for representatives of the local, academic and business communities to meet and discuss common goals and issues.
A PhD oral exam has been scheduled for Daniel Rovenpor, chaired by Linda Isbell, titled Are People Motivated to Experience Emotions for Their Cognitive Impacts? The Motivational Implications of Cognitive Appraisal Theories of Emotion.
It is time to prepare and submit your items for the FALL 2016 Psychology Department prescreening. Please send me an email and submit your items no later than Thursday, August 4th. Please add this date to your calendar if you plan to submit items.
Please note: The prescreen needs to be approved by the IRB, so it is very important that we receive the items by the deadline.
UMass Campus Center,1 Campus Center Way Campus Center Auditorium, Amherst, MA 01003
The RUDD-REFCA 2016 Conference
Please join us as we welcome 50 speakers who are researchers, clinicians, program directors and innovators, and thought leaders. Our keynote speaker is Dr. Mary Dozier, arguably the leading researcher in the country concerned with the early adverse experiences of children in foster care and interventions to help them.
We will have approximately 20 poster presentations.
Please join us for “Social Regulation of Human Gene Expression" with Dr. Steven Cole on Thursday, 5/12 in Campus Center Room 917, UMass Amherst, at 1 PM.
Dr. Cole, Professor of Medicine, Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences at the UCLA School of Medicine, will speak about the relationships between genes and social behavior, as well as discuss the developing field of human social genomics and its efforts to identify the types of genes that are subject to social regulation.