Faculty & Staff Newsletter
A Few of the Grants Received
To the Stockbridge School of Agriculture. A two-year grant to research ways to minimize the environmental impact from two equine operations. Masoud Hashemi $286,670 from
Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP).
To the Department of Food Science, two grants to apply new technology in an effort to more quickly detect and trace foodborne disease caused by noroviruses and bacteria. Matthew Moore awards, $490,000 and $250,000, from USDA’s Agriculture and Food Research Initiative.
To Alissa Nolden, food science, Jill Fitzsimmons, resource economics, Amanda Kinchla, food science, and Katie Kahl, environmental conservation, for their project, “Consumer and fisherman attitudes towards sustainable local seafood” from the UMass ADVANCE Program. The UMass ADVANCE program is funded by the National Science Foundation to advance gender equity for faculty in STEM.