Month: September 2020

Emory Johns Creek Hospital opens second state-of-the-art interventional radiology suite

Emory Johns Creek Hospital (EJCH) held a ribbon cutting ceremony on Sept. 23, 2020, to celebrate the opening of its second interventional radiology suite. Interventional radiology (IR) is a minimally…

Emory Fragile X Center: $8 million NIH grant supports next-generation neuroscience

Supported by a $8 million, five-year grant, an Emory-led team of scientists plans to investigate new therapeutic approaches to fragile X syndrome, the most common inherited intellectual disability and a…

Antarctic sea ice may not cap carbon emissions as much as previously thought

The Southern Ocean surrounding Antarctica is a region where many of the world’s carbon-rich deep waters can rise back up to the surface. Scientists have thought that the vast swaths…

Revamped MIT Climate Portal aims to inform and empower the public

Stepping up its ongoing efforts to inform and empower the public on the issue of climate change, MIT today announced a dramatic overhaul of the MIT Climate Portal, climate.mit.edu, which…

LGBTQ History Month celebrated at Penn State with events throughout October

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa — October marks a month-long observance of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender history, as well as the larger queer rights movement. Penn State’s Center for Sexual and…

Online Workshop Available for Translators and Interpreters in Public Health

In partnership with the Western MA Health and Medical Coordinating Coalition, the UMass Translation Center will be hosting an online workshop entitled “Working with Translators and Interpreters in Public Health/Healthcare…

Contemplative Pedagogy Working Group Continue Workshops

The UMass Amherst Contemplative Pedagogy Working Group (CPWG), comprised of instructors at all career stages across the disciplines, continues its monthly meetings to share resources, discuss contemplative pedagogy (CP) readings…

Connect UMass a New Global Community for Students and Alumni

UMass Amherst has launched a new online community for students and alumni called Connect UMass. The platform offers an alumni directory, private chats, interest groups, job listings and more to…

Fine Arts Center Launches BIPOC-focused Series with Black Violin in Performance and Dialogue

The UMass Amherst Fine Arts Center launches its new “Bodies at Risk” event series with a free livestream presentation of classical hip-hop duo Black Violin on Friday, Oct. 2 at…

Augusta Savage Gallery to Launch Jules Jones: Piece Me Back Together

The Augusta Savage Gallery announces a digital online exhibition by Jules Jones entitled “Piece Me Back Together.” It will run from Oct. 7 through 28. There will be an opening reception on Zoom, Wednesday, Oct. 7 at 6pm….