April 17, 2014

Nursing student running Boston Marathon ‘for Krystle’

Nursing student running Boston Marathon ‘for Krystle’

Graduate School of Nursing student Hannah Wiberg explains why she will run the 2014 Boston Marathon as a member of “Run for Krystle UMass Marathon Team” that is raising funds for a scholarship established to honor bombing victim Krystle Campbell.

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April 17, 2014

Welsh elected a fellow of the American Academy of Microbiology

Raymond Welsh has been elected a fellow of the American Academy of Microbiology in a highly selective, peer-reviewed process that recognizes scientific achievement and original contributions to the field of microbiology.

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April 16, 2014

Boston marathoners run for the Cellucci Fund

Each of the eight people who will be participating in the Boston Marathon in support of the UMass ALS Cellucci Fund has a unique connection to former Gov. Paul Cellucci, to the disease that took his life last year, or to the institution that he believed would find a cure.

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April 15, 2014

Miller, Dick inducted into National Academies of Practice

Kathleen Miller, EdD, ECNP-BC, FAANP, FAAN, professor of nursing (right), and Karen Lee Dick, PhD, GNP-BC, FAANP, associate professor of nursing, have been inducted into the National Academies of Practice as distinguished practitioners in nursing.

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April 15, 2014

Food, trees, swaps and electric cars at Earth Day 2014

It will be a hands-on Earth Day celebration at UMass Medical School this year, with local foods to eat, seedlings to take home and new opportunities to swap, donate or recycle stuff that’s been stacking up in the office, basement, garage or book shelves. The event is set for Tuesday, April 22, on the Worcester campus.

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April 11, 2014

Berlin Prizes for Creative Writing celebrate humanities in medicine

Winners of the 10th annual Gerald F. Berlin Creative Writing competition were honored at the Lamar Soutter Library on Wednesday, April 10.

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April 11, 2014

King named to new post of associate provost for biomedical research

Jean A. King, PhD, has been appointed to the new position of associate provost for biomedical science research, in which she will develop the overall vision for and advancement of basic science research at UMMS.

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April 10, 2014

ACE Spring Festival marks eight years of helping immigrant African families thrive

At African Community Education’s seventh annual Spring Festival on Saturday, April 12, volunteers and supporters from community partners, including UMass Medical School, will be on hand for the festivities.

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April 10, 2014

UMMS researchers show fruit flies have latent bioluminescence

A synthetic luciferin developed by Stephen C. Miller, PhD, shows that fruit flies are secretly harboring the biochemistry needed to glow in the dark—otherwise known as bioluminescence. This discovery expands the scope of bioluminescence imaging for research, and adds new tools for the noninvasive studying of ongoing biological processes.

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