Feature Stories

UMass Amherst biochemist Danny Schnell is an internationally-known expert in plant physiology, photosynthesis and plant biochemistry.
Celebrated biochemist leads the charge for sustainable fuels of the future
State Senate President Stan Rosenberg, Democrat of Amherst, is one of three most powerful elected officials in Massachusetts.
Senate President Stan Rosenberg ’77
UMass Amherst campus photo
UMass Amherst named a top-producing university
Launch Team members Andrew Dodd, Nate Fowler, Greg Kelley, and Max Perham with the Minuteman 1 in the ELab “Rocket Room.”
Student team has a launch date with NASA
"Pachylemur" skull in situ on cave floor, next to a scale.
Primate paleontologists strike the mother lode
Joo Won Youn is #UMassProud
Watch the videos. Feel the pride.
Julie Brigham-Grette at Lake El’gygytgyn
Polar exploration yields clues to climate change
William Wegman, “Double Header.” Given by the artist. Wegman, born in Holyoke, is well known for his Weimaraner photographs.
Celebrating the University Museum of Contemporary Art
Kinesiology students Bryan Lebron-Solis and Magaly Rojas use the Anatomage table’s cutting function to explore one of the virtual cadaver’s 10,000 layers.
The Department of Kinesiology’s Virtual Cadaver Lab
UMass students James Sands-Berking and Mickey Borgenicht connect with their team Thunderhead for their final group presentation of the semester.
Bringing together students from six universities, five countries, four continents
John Bracey, Professor of Afro-American Studies at UMass Amherst
Celebrated scholar honored for life-long contribution to black studies
Stockbridge Student Gregory Dart with a poinsettia he grew in class.
Students learn to grow the iconic holiday plant

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