Congratulations Class of 2020!
Graduate student Sarah Betti won the competitive Dissertation Research Grant for 2020-2021.
Jea Adams (Amherst) Honorable mention
Zoe Kearney (UMass) Honorable mention
The U.S. National Academy of Sciences this week announced that internationally recognized scholar Daniela Calzetti, professor and head of astronomy at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, has been elected to the panel “in recognition of distinguished and continuing achievements in original research.”
FCAD undergraduate student Jea Adams, an Amherst College Junior, has won three awards for her excellent scholarship:
The Lorna M Peterson Prize from the Five Colleges
A Goldwater Scholarship See campus news artice here.
AAS Chambliss Prize Honorable Mention for her poster at the 2020 Winter Meeting
The computing committee compiled Astronomy Work From Home Helpful Resources for undergraduate students.
All lectures begin at 4 p.m. in the Great Hall, Old Chapel, and are free and open to the public. A reception immediately follows each lecture in the Multipurpose Room, 1st Floor, Old Chapel.
"How Do Stars Form? Beyond the "Spherical Cow" Model"
Smith College Faculty Candidate, Dr. Ferah Munshi (University of Oklahoma), will present her talk, "What's the (dark) matter with dwarf galaxies?" 12-1 in LGRT 533.