Researchers in the Department of Communication Disorders are looking for individuals 18 to 40 years of age to participate in a Department of Defense study of hearing assessment. Researchers in the Department of Communication Disorders are looking for individuals 18 to 40 years of age to participate in a Department of Defense study of hearing assessment.
The School of Public Health and Health Sciences honored its 2021 scholarship recipients during an outdoor awards ceremony on April 30, 2021. The event was held under a tent outside the Totman Building with full COVID-19 protocols in effect. Student award recipients were recognized for outstanding achievements in the classroom, in research, and through service to the community.
Eight students from the School of Public Health and Health Sciences recently won UMass Amherst Alumni Association scholarship awards for 2021. The awards were distributed based on outstanding academic achievements, leadership, and community service.
Graduate student Colleen Beatriz and recent alumni Lily Clemente ’20 and Gaurav Dangol ’19, ‘20MPH have received Fulbright awards from the U.S. Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board. The recipients will travel abroad as English teaching assistants or to perform research projects they designed.
Over the course of May 13 and 14, 2021, the University of Massachusetts Amherst conferred over 2000 advanced degrees and 6,400 undergraduate degrees to the Class of 2021, including nearly 650 SPHHS graduating seniors and over 150 graduate students.
Camille Collins Lovell, Emily Lucero, and Stevaughn Smith were selected to represent the UMass Amherst School of Public Health and Health Sciences at the Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health Student Leadership Institute in recognition of their exceptional leadership and commitment to diversity and equity.
Jennifer Mack, Assistant Professor of Communication Disorders, has been named a 2021-22 Institute for Social Science Research (ISSR) Scholar.
Researchers in the UMass department of communication disorders are looking for individuals 18 to 25 years of age or 45 to 59 years of age to participate in National Institutes of Health-funded studies of hearing changes with age.
Assistant Professor of Communication Disorders Sara Mamo has received the PACE Organization of Rhode Island (PACE-RI) 2020 Academic-Research Partnership Award.
The School of Public Health and Health Sciences hosted a live information session and Q&A featuring SPHHS faculty, staff and students on Friday, February 12, 2021. The presentation included an overview of the University's new high risk operational posture; a snapshot of COVID-19 cases and "how we got here"; strategies to support your well-being; and information on campus well-being resources.
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