News Archive

UMass Amherst Nutrition doctoral student Bi-Sek Hsiao
April 4, 2017

In a commentary published in the Daily Hampshire Gazette, Hsiao urged residents in the towns of Cummington and Plainfield, MA, to ratify town resolutions to become pollinator-friendly communities.

University of Massachusetts Amherst School of Public Health and Health Sciences
April 1, 2017

Ten SPHHS students representing all 4 undergraduate majors received Alumni Association Awards this spring. Awards were distributed based on outstanding academic achievements, leadership, and community service.

University of Massachusetts Amherst School of Public Health and Health Sciences
March 30, 2017

Three SPHHS faculty research teams, including projects led by Lorraine Cordeiro and Lindiwe Sibeko, Nutrition, Melody Slashinski, Health Promotion and Policy, and Krishna Poudel, Health Promotion and Policy, are among the fourteen UMass Amherst projects involved in the initiative.

March 24, 2017

The Beal Lecture will be held on Wednesday, April 12, 2017, beginning at 4:00 pm in the Student Union Ballroom. Dr. Joel Mason of Tufts University will deliver a lecture titled "Micronutrients and Cancer Prevention: Making Sense of a U-shaped World."

University of Massachusetts Amherst School of Public Health and Health Sciences
March 17, 2017

The group will hold a networking event in Bethesda, MD, on Friday, March 31st, and another in Baltimore, MD, on Saturday, April 1st.

University of Massachusetts Amherst Nutrition doctoral student Sharmin Hossain
March 1, 2017

Hossain is a fifth-year doctoral student who is working in the Nutrition Department with Chair Richard Wood for her dissertation on colorectal and breast cancer epigenetics in relationship with vitamin D and the bioactive food component sulforaphane.

University of Massachusetts Nutrition major Melanie Wilk
February 7, 2017

“I was very excited when I learned I had received the award, but when Claire Norton contacted me and explained how prestigious the award is I was in pure shock,” she says.

University of Massachusetts Nutrition faculty Elena Carbone
January 23, 2017

She will collaborate with colleagues in Ghana, Australia, England and the U.S. to conduct maternal health literacy research through a grant from the Worldwide Universities Network.

University of Massachusetts Amherst Nutrition Professor Nancy Cohen
January 3, 2017

She comments on what to eat before, during and after exercise.

University of Massachusetts Amherst Nutrition student TeCora Ballom
January 1, 2017

Ballom, who was also promoted to Rear Admiral, expects to earn her MPH in Nutrition degree from the University of Massachusetts Amherst in May 2017.