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The Office of Faculty Development (OFD) has launched a new website of resources for faculty caregivers. The curated resources are designed to support faculty as they navigate working from home while caring for young or elderly family members, supporting children in remote learning, outsourcing care or choosing to prioritize care.

 Rachel Volberg

UMass Amherst SEIGMA researchers present social and economic impact reports at 2020 Public Research Day Webinar

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The Social and Economic Impacts of Gambling in Massachusetts (SEIGMA) study, based at UMass Amherst’s School of Public Health and Health Sciences, will host on Wednesday, Oct. 14, the 2020 Public Research Day Webinar titled “Springfield’s Two Years as a Casino Host: Looking Back and Looking Forward.”

Ning Zhang

Ning Zhang, assistant professor of health promotion and policy, has received a two-year, $181,000 grant from the National Institute on Aging to investigate the burdens of multimorbidity on hospitalization and mortality in nursing home residents with obesity.

Hispanic Heritage Month

To celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month, and launch the fall 2020 calendar of virtual activities to promote health and wellness in the Spanish-speaking community, the Spanish and Portuguese program at UMass has organized a series of virtual events, "Salud y Bienestar en Pioneer Valley," which will be moderated by internationally recognized Latino/a artists, UMass professors, alumni, students and local members of the Spanish-speaking community.

Micheal Ash

The total fee payments to lenders by the U.S. Treasury may have instead been used to preserve 2.1 million jobs, researchers find

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On Tuesday, Sept. 1, Chancellor Kumble R. Subbaswamy shared a video message with the campus community

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The online gallery, “Breathing While Black,” was launched on Tuesday, Sept. 1 and will be available through Friday, Nov. 20.

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As part of a broader campus response to the COVID-19 pandemic, a new UMass Amherst COVID-19 Dashboard was launched last week.

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UMass Amherst has significantly expanded its testing capabilities for COVID-19 as the fall semester begins

Amilcar Shabazz

Growing up in Beaumont, TX, Amilcar Shabazz, Afro-American studies, celebrated Independence Day on June 19 – Juneteenth. 

Albert Assaf

Albert Assaf, a professor in Isenberg’s department of hospitality and tourism management (HTM), is this year’s recipient of the International Council on Hotel, Restaurant, and Institutional Education (ICHRIE) Lifetime Research Achievement Award.