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UMass Amherst doctoral student Sarah Lowe at the Sundance Film Festival
February 27, 2020

Doctoral candidate Sarah Lowe appeared on a Sundance Film Festival panel titled “Moving the Needle: How Immigrant Stories Are Shifting American Culture.” Lowe, who is pursuing her PhD in Health Promotion and Policy under the mentorship of Aline Gubrium, serves as the Head of Research + Impact at Define American, the nonprofit founded by Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and undocumented American, Jose Antonio Vargas.

February 27, 2020

Associate Professor of Environmental Health Sciences Richard Peltier is quoted on proposed EPA changes to the Clean Air Act in an article appearing in EcoRI News.

UMass Nutrition department grocery store tour
February 27, 2020

Learning how to shop at the grocery store is a valuable life skill. This thought sparked an idea in nutrition senior lecturer Claire Norton to develop grocery store tours for NUTRITN 130 - Nutrition for a Healthy Lifestyle.

University of Massachusetts Community Health Education faculty Gloria DiFulvio
February 27, 2020

Gloria DiFulvio, senior lecturer and the undergraduate program director for the Public Health Sciences major, attended a workshop on Integrating Experiential Learning in Global Health and Public Health held in January in Costa Rica.

Dean Anna Maria Siega-Riz
February 27, 2020

Working hard in life pays off. As a first-generation student, I have seen my education, my research, and my career blossom in ways I could never have imagined. From having immigrated to NYC via a small town in Italy, to spending over half of my life growing up in the south and now living here in the New England area, this Caribbean-born woman has seen a lot of change as a result of working hard.

UMass Amherst SPHHS Interim Dean Nancy Cohen
February 26, 2020

Nancy Cohen, Professor of Nutrition and Senior Project Manager, Planning and Engagement, Office of the Chancellor, is among the experts interviewed in a WalletHub feature story examining "2020's Most Sinful States in America."

UMass Amherst Associate Professor of Communication Disorders Mary Andrianopoulos
February 26, 2020

Associate Professor of Communication Disorders Mary Andrianopoulos has received a 5-year, $1.25 grant from the U.S. Department of Education for Project iPREP, an interdisciplinary training program to prepare students to deliver speech-language interventions through applied technologies.

Doctoral student Colleen Gargan presents at ASHA convention
February 26, 2020

Associate Professor Mary Andrianopoulos and graduate students Colleen Gargan and Lindsey Tolan from the REMOTE Laboratory in the Department of Communication Disorders presented their research at the American Speech Language Hearing Association annual convention held in Orlando, Florida in late 2019.

February 26, 2020

Memorial services have been scheduled for Professor Emeritus of Public Health Jesse Ortiz and former Professor and Chair of Biostatistics and Epidemiology Phil Nasca.

Christine Kelley
February 26, 2020

Communication Disorders alumna Christine Kelley '05 is interviewed in a Daily Hamsphire Gazette feature article examining how individuals come to grips with diminished hearing loss.

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