Tag: UMass Medical School

Top Articles of Winter 2016

Filed in Featured, General by on March 30, 2017
Top Articles of Winter 2016

I would like to feature some of the top articles from the past quarter. We have seen many new accomplishments such as the third Maritime Innovations Conference at UMass Dartmouth, UMass Medical School’s partnership in Biopharmaceutical Manufacturing, UMass System earning the 2016 Leading by Example (LBE) Award for sustainability efforts, student successes, and many more. But what are […]

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Massachusetts Selected to Partner in Biopharmaceutical Manufacturing Innovation

Massachusetts Selected to Partner in Biopharmaceutical Manufacturing Innovation

UMass Medical School to participate in public-private partnership to develop and commercialize new advanced manufacturing technologies The Commonwealth of Massachusetts has been named a partner in the nation’s first manufacturing innovation institute in biopharmaceutical manufacturing, and UMass Medical School is one of five universities supporting the effort, according to an announcement from Gov. Charlie Baker. […]

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Top Articles of Fall 2016

Filed in Featured, General by on January 5, 2017
Top Articles of Fall 2016

I would like to feature some of the top articles from the past quarter. We have seen many new accomplishments such as the launch of the Grey Heller Student Center Mobile Experience, Innovation and Web Accessibility efforts, Transition from Cognos to Summit, Project Management Workshops, student successes, and many more. But what are the top 3 articles of […]

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Commonwealth’s Annual Performance Recognition Program 2016

Filed in Featured, General by on November 1, 2016
Commonwealth’s Annual Performance Recognition Program 2016

Every year, for thirty-two years now, the Commonwealth’s Human Resources Division coordinates the annual Commonwealth of Massachusetts Performance Recognition Program (PRP). The Performance Recognition Program is a great way to acknowledge, encourage, and reinforce an individual or team’s outstanding performance. These awards recognize employees who consistently demonstrate innovation, dedication, and a commitment to excellence. The […]

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UMMS Works to Improve Web Text for People With Cognitive Disabilities

Filed in Featured, General, Innovation by on September 8, 2016
UMMS Works to Improve Web Text for People With Cognitive Disabilities

UMass Medical School’s Eunice Kennedy Shriver Center is conducting research to determine if simplifying text for people with cognitive disabilities improves their understanding of what they read online. “We want to prove that their comprehension increases after they read simplified text,” said John Rochford, MS, director of the Shriver Center’s INDEX program and instructor of […]

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