Strengthened security for “smart tags” — the wireless devices that allow drivers to zip through automatic tollbooths or pass a security desk with the flash of a card — is the aim of a new initiative that has received $1.1 million from the National Science Foundation.
AMHERST, Mass. – In a move that will make room for the new Integrated Sciences Building at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, workers today are demolishing Marshall Annex, a building that dates to the end of World War II.
The Integrated Science and Engineering Library (ISEL) in the Lederle Graduate Research Center lowrise, which temporarily closed Sept. 1 to allow further testing for polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), is expected to reopen for the weekend, according to campus officials.
A selection of East German cartoons and a new documentary about the first Auschwitz trial from the campus-based DEFA Film Library will be featured on WGBY, Channel 57’s “Indie Film Journal” during September.
AMHERST, Mass. – The University of Massachusetts Amherst is in the midst of its own “extreme makeover,” with hundreds of millions of dollars worth of renovations, repairs, improvements and new construction projects dotting the campus map as students return for the fall semester.