Past Events

The Science Café kicks off its Fall series on Monday, September 10th at Esselon Café in Hadley, MA with “How to Build an Organism: a DIY Guide.” Dr. Craig Albertson from UMass will discuss some of his work exploring the design and diversification of the animal body form, proceeding from the genetic blueprint to principles of animal development. The event begins at 5:30pm, with light snacks...

Deborah Hines, Associate Vice-Chancellor at UMass Medical School, will share information about the med school admissions process. Dr. Hines is a regular member of the admissions committee at the medical school, and is a great source of knowledge and wisdom about getting into medical school. Her presentation is highly recommended if you are anticipating or considering a application to medical...

On January, 22nd (with Jan 29 reserved in case of snow), the Western Mass Drupal Camp will come to the Integrated Science Building at UMass Amherst. Anyone interested in learning more about Drupal should plan to attend. Registration and attendance is free to the public. There will be presentations and sessions throughout the day appropriate for people at every level of expertise, from...

Mark your calendar for Morrill Day: Friday, November 19 from 10-3pm.

Visit the new cafe, student center, and College of Natural Science Advising Center.

Free Morrill Day coffee mugs, cider and cookies!

Enter the raffle - winners announced at 3pm. Win an iPod Nano or one of many other great prizes.

FIFTH ANNUAL SINAUER ASSOCIATES DISTINGUISHED SCIENTIST LECTURE

James W. Truman, Ph.D.
Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Chevy Chase Maryland

Neuronal Lineages in the CNS of Drosophila: Units of Development, Behavior, and Evolution

Friday, October 15, 2010
4:00 PM
Electrical Engineering Lab 2 Lecture Hall (room 119)

The 2010 College Day Cookout will be held (rain or shine) on Thursday, October 14 from 12:00 to 1:30 PM in the Computer Science Building Courtyard

This annual celebration of the College of Natural Sciences is a great mix of music, grilled food, ice cream, and science fun. You can meet the Deans, learn more about the 16 departments in the College, pet the animals, try your skill on the...

Shifting the Paradigms of Drug Resistance
Institute for Drug Resistance
Monday October 4th, 2010
Hoagland-Pincus Conference Center University of Massachusetts Medical School Shrewsbury Campus
www.umassmed.edu/conferencecenter/Directions.aspx...

The Institute for Cellular Engineering and the HHMI Undergraduate
Science Program
are hosting a poster session to showcase
interdisciplinary science research conducted by 24 undergraduate
students participating in the ICE REU program and the HHMI
Undergraduate Science...

On Monday, June 7, at 8:00pm on WGBY Channel 57 "Yanks Fight the Kaiser: A National Guard Division in WWI," an hour-long historical documentary produced by Ed Klekowski, Libby Klekowski and WGBY, will...

On Monday, April 26 at 4 PM in Electrical Engineering Lab 2 Lecture Hall (Room 119) Professor Catherine Dulac, Higgins Professor of Molecular and Cellular Biology, Howard Hughes...

The Massachusetts Academy of Sciences, founded by Dr. Margaret Riley, cordially invites you to attend the 2010 Annual Meeting, to be held on April 17, 2010 from 9:30 AM - 5:00PM at the Museum of Science, Boston. This event is the culmination of another year'...

The 4th Annual Undergraduate Life Science Research Symposium will be held
Monday, March 29. This yearly event showcases interdisciplinary life science
research at the undergraduate level. Students conducting independent research...

On Monday, November 16 at 4 PM in the OEB Seminar Room Morrill 2, Room 319A, Dr. Craig Albertson will present a seminar entitled: "Evolution of a unique predatory feeding apparatus: Functional anatomy, development, and a genetic locus for jaw laterality in Lake Tanganyika scale-eating cichlids." Dr. Albertson is a candidate for the Evolutionary Developmental Biology faculty position in the...

The HHMI Undergraduate Science Program and the Office of Undergraduate Research and Scholarship are hosting the 3rd Annual Science Research Opportunities Fair on Thursday, October 15 from 4:00-6:00 PM in the atrium of the Integrated Science Building. The fair will provide information on pursuing research in Biology, Biochemistry, Chemistry, Computer Science, Plant Soil and Insect Science,...