Feature Stories

Aaron Benton ’17 is spending his summer on campus working as a greenhouse assistant.
Greenhouse learning experience
The Minter lab is part of a new partnership between the Institute for Applied Life Sciences and Anika Therapeutics. Assistant Professor Lisa Minter is second from left above.
Life science faculty and Anika Therapeutics join in new rheumatoid arthritis treatment
More than 5,000 first-year and transfer students will join the Common Read dialogue
The Common Read Program helps new students grapple with profound social and moral issues
A healthy beehive frame: the end-capped cells contain the next generation of bees.
Students revive a 100-year legacy of beekeeping
See the top picks from our 2014-15 social media photo contests.
Top picks from our 2014-15 social media photo contests
Alum with her UMass license plate
Order online and have it mailed to you—no waiting in line at the RMV
UMass Amherst professor of Resource Economics Julie Caswell
Resource economist works consumer side of food policy and regulation
Students in Howard Kimewon’s Ojibwe Language class take the birchbark canoe on its maiden voyage.
Ojibwe language students build birchbark canoe
Geography Club competitors Spencer Weinstein ’16, Vitya Romanov ’16, Will Kostick ’17, Tyler Maren ’17. Steve Bailey ’15, and Ronan Lucey ’16
Confidence calms nerves for geography competitors
commencement 2015
Photos, videos, and news reports
Congratulations to the class of 2015
Congratulations to the class of 2015
Spring 2015 Rising Researcher recipients pose for photo with Chancellor Subbaswamy
Students honored for innovation in research, scholarship, and creative activity