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Archive for November, 2014

ECo graduate student, Julianne Rosset Wins Best Oral Presentation

Posted: November 24th, 2014

Julianne Rosset, co-advised by Dr. Adrian Jordaan and  Dr. Allison Roy,  wins best oral presentation at the Life Sciences Graduate Research Symposium. Julianne presented a talk on “Life history characteristics of alewife  (Alosa pseudoharengus) in freshwater environments”, one of 17 oral presentations. ECo was very well represented at the symposium. Congratulations to all the  participants for […]

Outsmart Invasive Species Project Featured

Posted: November 20th, 2014

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Ezra Markowitz Selected as a Fellow for the “NSF-funded Enabling the Next Generation of Hazards & Disasters Researchers Fellowship Program”

Posted: November 20th, 2014

Ezra was just selected as a fellow for the NSF-funded Enabling the Next Generation of Hazards & Disasters Researchers Fellowship Program. This program fosters research that is crucial to advancing knowledge in the hazards/disasters/risk field, as well as ensuring that the next generation of interdisciplinary scholars has a foundation for development. The overall goal of the Program is to support the […]

Ben Weil and Peggi Clouston collaborated on new NSF $810,000

Posted: November 20th, 2014

Ben Weil and Peggi Clouston collaborated with John Gerber on a  successful new NSF $810,000 grant to Holyoke Community College, in partnership with UMass Amherst and Hampshire College. The mission is to create collaborative programs combining clean energy studies with sustainable agriculture and share new resources that will benefit students at all three schools. http://www.umass.edu/newsoffice/article/nsf-grant-funds-clean-energy-sustainable

UMass reviews environmental impact of proposed Tennessee Gas Pipeline

Posted: November 12th, 2014

Courtesy of Gazettnet.com By RICHIE DAVIS Recorder Staff Monday, November 10, 2014 (Published in print: Tuesday, November 11, 2014 The University of Massachusetts is reviewing the state’s environmental resources that could be affected by the Tennessee Gas Pipeline’s proposed 128-mile route across the state. The university’s Center for Agriculture, Food and the Environment plans to […]