The annual Worcester: The City That ReadsBook Drive gets under way on Monday, March 3, and runs through Thursday, May 15. For the fifth year, UMass Medical School will be partnering with Worcester Public Schools to make this drive a success.
The UMMS Department of Public Safety is offering Rape Aggression Defense training for women to faculty, staff and students and their family members.
In the next few months, reviewers from the Accreditation Council of Graduate Medical Education will visit UMass Memorial Medical Center for a Clinical Learning Environment Review.
The Student Body Committee in conjunction with COMECC will be hosting its annual auction on Friday, Jan. 10, in the Faculty Conference Room. All proceeds will benefit The Worcester County Food Bank.
Postdoctoral fellow Clare Smith was named a finalist for the 2014 Young Australian of the Year for her efforts to help eradicate malaria.
Sheldon Benjamin, MD, will discuss what is happening in the brain when one experiences feelings of love and attraction in a free lecture at the Worcester Public Library on Feb. 4.
In an interview on WBUR radio in Boston, Chip Taylor, founder of Monarch Watch -- a website devoted to tracking the declines in monarch butterfly populations -- cited the work of Steven M. Reppert, chair and professor of neurobiology, as the scientific basis for understanding how monarchs travel and how that ties into the recent declines.
Paul L. Jeffrey, PharmD, a UMass Medical School pharmacy director, has been named chair-elect of the Eastern Medicaid Pharmacy Administrators Association (EMPAA).
Members of Team Shriver Center, the top UMass Medical School fundraising team for the 15th UMass Medicine Cancer Walk, enjoyed a celebratory lunch with Chancellor Michael F. Collins.