Robert (Bobby) Johnston, a Commonwealth Honors College student studying physics and engineering at UMass Amherst, was recently awarded the Barry S. Goldwater Scholarship, which was given to only 252 of the top science and engineering sophomores and juniors in the country.
The department of polymer science and engineering is celebrating its 50th anniversary May 12-13 with a two-day reunion and symposium expected to draw more than 250 visitors for laboratory tours, panel discussions and formal presentations from eight of the department’s most distinguished graduates.
“The University of Massachusetts Amherst is opposed to academic boycotts of any kind. The recent vote by members of the UMass Amherst Graduate Employee Organization to endorse the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement against Israel is no exception."
A massive and intricate wooden dome temporarily adorning the plaza of the Fine Arts Center at UMass Amherst was engineered and constructed by UMass students over two semesters as part of a wood design studio class.
The UMass Amherst Libraries has announced that communication+1, the open access journal hosted by the institutional repository for UMass Amherst, Scholarworks, is being indexed by the Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ), the internationally recognized directory of high quality, peer-reviewed...
The College of Nursing at UMass Amherst is teaming up with a broad range of veterans’ service agencies and health care providers as part of a May 12-13 symposium targeting chronic health conditions among veterans.
Senior Victoria Matthews offers a heartfelt poem to UMass Amherst seniors and to new students about to arrive. Victoria, who graduates with a bachelor's degree in women, gender and sexuality studies, was inspired to write "A Love Letter To You" by the UMatter@UMass program.
David Julian McClements, professor of food science and an internationally recognized expert in the encapsulation and delivery of bioactive components, was honored by the American Oil Chemistry Society (AOCS) recently with its 2016 Scientific Award for work that has “taken the industry to the...
Media passes are required to gain access to the field at Warren P. McGuirk Alumni Stadium for coverage of the Undergraduate Commencement ceremonies at UMass Amherst on Friday, May 6 at 4:30 p.m. Parking passes also are required to access special parking designated for journalists.