Feature Stories

Spring 2015 Rising Researcher recipients pose for photo with Chancellor Subbaswamy
Students honored for innovation in research, scholarship, and creative activity
UMass Amherst 2015 Goldwater Scholars, from left, Samantha R. Giffen, Aaron P. Dunbrack and Katharine V. Greco. Yekaterina Kori was unavailable for this photo.
A new UMass Amherst record for top achievement
Internationally renowned astrophysicist, Neil deGrasse Tyson
Internationally renowned astrophysicist is the featured commencement speaker on May 8.
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
UMass Amherst campus photo
UMass Amherst named a top-producing university
State Senate President Stan Rosenberg, Democrat of Amherst, is one of three most powerful elected officials in Massachusetts.
Senate President Stan Rosenberg ’77
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