The renovated Hampshire Dining Commons has been awarded LEED Gold certification for energy efficiency and sustainability and has been recognized by a lighting designers’ group for the efficiency and design of its interior lighting.
Computer scientist Benjamin Marlin recently received a National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development award to develop machine learning-based tools for analyzing complex, large-scale clinical and mobile health data.
The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows:
Stacey Alberts, Ph.D., Astronomy. Monday, Aug. 25, 9 a.m., 1634 Lederle Graduate Research Tower. Dissertation: “Dusty Star Formation in Extreme...
The life stories of two members of the department of mathematics and statistics are part of The Historymakers, the nation’s largest African-American video oral history archive, which was recently moved under the auspices of the Library of Congress.
Professors emeriti Donald St. Mary and...
UMass Amherst has been recognized as one of the best 50 campuses in the country for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender students by Campus Pride, a support and advocacy organization for LGBT college students.
Gov. Deval Patrick has signed legislation that authorizes the borrowing of $1.9 billion for environmental projects statewide, including $37.5 million at UMass Amherst and two university-run sites in eastern Massachusetts.
A memorial service for Otto Stein, professor emeritus of botany, is being held Sunday, Aug. 24 at 11 a.m. in the Marriott Room of the Campus Center.
Stein, who taught on campus for 31 years, died June 17 in Amherst at age 89.
Residential Life is again using a centralized check-in system that employs reservation times for arriving students moving into campus housing, according to Sarah Rastallis, Residence Hall Services manager.
The reservation system is a key component of move-in because it staggers arrivals to campus...