AMHERST, Mass. – The U. S. Bureau of Reclamation has awarded $100,000 to the Renewable Energy Research Laboratory at the University of Massachusetts Amherst to investigate operating a desalination plant that is partially powered by wind energy.
AMHERST, Mass. – The University of Massachusetts Amherst has joined the Fair Trade coffee movement by adopting Pura Vida, a fair trade coffee provider, as one of its coffee suppliers in the dining commons and other retail outlets on campus like the Blue Wall Eatery in the Campus Center.
The Department of Exercise Science has been ranked sixth in the nation in a survey of doctoral programs for 2004-05 conducted by the American Academy of Kinesiology and Physical Education. UMass Amherst was among 32 colleges and universities participating in the process.
The Journalism Program Lecture Series in Broadcast and the Media will kick off with a panel entitled “How Radio Saved the City of New Orleans” on Wednesday, Nov. 16 at 4 p.m. in the Learning Commons of the Du Bois Library.
Safe Passage, a Northampton-based program that provides support and services to survivors of relationship violence, is one of many agencies supported by employee donations through the University of Massachusetts Amherst Community Campaign (UMACC).