April 23, 2014

UMass med student among 70 HHMI fellows to embark on a year in the lab

UMass med student among 70 HHMI fellows to embark on a year in the lab

Third year medical student Jacob Kushkuley is among 70 of the nation’s top medical and veterinary students selected to participate in the 26th class of the HHMI Medical Research Fellows Program, a $2.8 million annual initiative to increase the training of future physician-scientists.

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April 23, 2014

UMass Medical School’s Earth Day shines on Charter TV3, NECN

UMass Medical School’s commitment to the environment was showcased at its ninth annual Earth Day celebration, according to a report on Charter TV3 Worcester News Tonight and New England Cable News.

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April 22, 2014

UMass Medical School teams up with industry partners on solar power arrays

UMass Medical School has reached a 30-year agreement to pay for up to 12 megawatts of solar power generated from arrays being developed by First Wind, Major Energy, Greenhouse Solar and Hecate Solar in Massachusetts. Over the course of the 30-year agreement, UMMS is projected to save a third off its current energy costs—an equivalent of $715,000 annually at today’s rates.

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April 18, 2014

ER resident tells Charter TV3 why she returned to Boston Marathon

Maurine Williams, MD, senior resident in emergency medicine, headed back as a volunteer in the medical tent at the Boston Marathon Monday, alongside a dozen colleagues from UMMS who helped save lives after last year’s bombings, she told Charter TV 3’s Worcester News Tonight.

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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 17, 2014

Nursing student runs Boston Marathon ‘for Krystle’

Graduate School of Nursing student Hannah Wiberg explains why she was running 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 16, 2014

Boston marathoners run for the Cellucci Fund

Each of the eight people who participated 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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