Now in its eighth season, the UMass Amherst Student Farm in South Deerfield has taken a new direction and for the first time is growing summer crops to supply fresh, local produce to Big Y World Class Markets in Amherst and Northampton.
Students doing summer research projects at the College of Engineering are hosting a poster session to showcase their work on Friday, Aug. 1 from 10 a.m. to noon in 1009 Campus Center. The event is free and open to the public.
Geoscientists at UMass Amherst have received a $200,000 award from the federal Bureau of Ocean Energy Management to evaluate sand resource needs at 22 public beaches along the Massachusetts coast over the next two years.
The Center for Teaching and Faculty Development (CTFD) and Office of Civic Engagement and Service-Learning (CESL) have been awarded a $5,000 Contemplative Pedagogy and Teaching and Learning Center Grant from the Center for Contemplative Mind. The grant is intended to support the use of...
English professor Stephen Clingman, one of the leading experts in the world on South African writer and Nobel laureate Nadine Gordimer, was among knowledgeable commentators sought out by media around the world following her death on July 13.
Clingman was interviewed live on the BBC shortly after...
Residents of Amherst, Hadley and surrounding communities are invited to join forces with thousands of communities nationwide for the 31st Annual National Night Out crime prevention event on Tuesday, Aug. 5 from 5-9 p.m. in Lot 34 near the Robsham Visitors Center. Co-sponsored locally by the UMass Police Department, the event will include fun activities demonstrations, a live band and free food.
Painting of the east section of Blue Lot 32 is scheduled to begin Friday, July 25 and the lot will be closed until completion. The project is weather-dependent and is expected to be completed the same day.
Alternate parking for permit holders is available in the west section of Blue Lot 32 and Lot...
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today announced that environmental health scientist Richard Peltier of the School of Public Health and Health Sciences will receive a Science to Achieve Results grant to measure indoor air quality in tents used by Native subsistence hunters in subarctic North America.