Mayer is one of hundreds of seniors who have had to pivot quickly on their senior capstone or honors capstone projects because the university has closed all academic buildings on campus, including science, engineering and computer labs, art rooms, performance venues and makerspaces. For a few students like Mayer, the shutdown means their work matters far more than it would have in normal circumstances. Mayer can finish most of her plan online, but meetings with Lowell public health officials have been postponed, she says. Last fall, Moreland began thinking about how to better train EMTs, resident advisors and students in general to respond in health emergencies. Her honors capstone research is a survey of UML students that asks if they know where to find defibrillators and first aid kits on campus and whether they know how to use them, or if they know what to do in general when someone is having a physical or mental health crisis.
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He also organized UCAN volunteers to take part in large-scale local events, giving members of the Amherst community an opportunity to witness the altruistic spirit of UMass students as they positively represent the University. His immediate post-commencement plan is to apply to medical school. Auerbach , Professor of Chemistry. Scott Auerbach reinvented UMass Amherst by establishing iCons, an interdisciplinary approach to solving real-world problems. Auerbach has been my teammate on the field as opposed to a spectator in the stands. Collins Center for Public Management.
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