AMHERST, Mass. – Need to charge your laptop? Go ride a bike. A device that converts the work of pedaling a stationary bike into power that could re-charge a laptop battery has propelled a team of University of Massachusetts Amherst students into the finalist round of the GE-mtvU Ecomagination Challenge.
AMHERST, Mass. – The University of Massachusetts Amherst will present its Distinguished Achievement Award to Henry M. Thomas III, a community leader and president and CEO of the Urban League of Springfield, on Wednesday, Jan. 24.
A team of five College of Engineering students is among the finalists in the first annual GE-mtvU Ecomagination Challenge, a contest asking college students from around the country “to develop new, creative ways to green their campus.”