Physics Department Lands NSF Grant to Buy New Electron-Beam Evaporation System
January 20, 2010 Peter Rooney Director of Public Affairs 413-542-8452 firstname.lastname@example.org.
AMHERST, Mass.—The Physics Department at AmherstCollege will be the beneficiary of federal stimulus money, thanks to a $350,000 National Science Foundation grant received by Professors Jonathan Friedman, David Hall and Larry Hunter and UMass physicist Mark Tuominen.
Another Reason to Clear the Air: Better School Attendance
January 12, 2010
AMHERST, Mass.—High levels of air pollution—even levels considered acceptable by federal standards—markedly increase school absences, according to a new study by AmherstCollege economics professor Steven Rivkin, his former student E. Megan Kahn Shaw ’04 and a team of researchers.