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.
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.
The Provost’s Committee on Service-Learning recently honored 22 students with the Academic/Community Transformation (ACT) Award for their efforts connecting academic work and community engagement in transformative ways. Students are nominated for this award by faculty members who teach...
In the week before final exams, UMass Amherst students were encouraged to reduce stress by walking through a sun-powered circular labyrinth, a unique collaboration between the College of Nursing and the department of landscape architecture and design.
Local chefs and guest judges chose a brown butter, salted-caramel ice cream with chocolate flakes as the winning flavor developed for this year’s competition by University of Massachusetts Amherst food science students. It will become the newest seasonal flavor to be produced and marketed by Maple Valley Creamery of Hadley.
The campus community is invited to celebrate the career of Edward P. “Ted” Mone, associate director of residential life for facilities operations, on Thursday, May 12 from 2:30-4:30 p.m. in the Sylvan Residential Area behind McNamara Hall.
Commonwealth Honors College (CHC), the university’s seven-building residential college that was completed in 2013, has earned an American Institute of Architects (AIA) 2016 Housing Award in the category of specialty housing.
Undergraduate emergency medical technicians Zachary DeStefano and Christopher Vozzella from UMass Emergency Medical Services (EMS) served on the medical sweep team during the Boston Marathon April 18.
DeStefano, a senior biology major from North Andover, was stationed at one of the 22 stations at...
Every day is Earth Day at UMass Amherst. To celebrate the official April 2016 date, the campus held a yogathon, festival and social media scavenger hunt with students locating sustainability resources on campus and taking selfies to win a prize.