AMHERST, Mass. – Judges awarded more than $10,000 in prizes and other incentives to six clever, timely and promising business ventures conceived by teams of students, faculty and alumni in the recent Executive Summary & Elevator Pitch phase of the University of Massachusetts Amherst Innovation Challenge. Of 13 teams, four won $2,000 each and two won $1,000 apiece.
AMHERST, Mass. – The excitement of student teams competing for more than $10,000 in prizes and support for their business ideas will again liven up the University of Massachusetts Amherst Campus Center as the opening event of the annual Innovation Challenge is held on Tuesday, Dec. 8. The executive summary and elevator pitch competition, which is free and open to the public, will be held at 3:30 p.m. in Room 1009.
PLACE: Recreation Center, 161 Commonwealth Avenue
(across from the Mullins Center)
UMass Amherst Chancellor Robert C. Holub and other university officials will formally open the university’s new, $50 million Recreation Center with a ceremony followed by a reception and tours of the building.
AMHERST, Mass. – The University of Massachusetts Amherst was a “Top Producer of Fulbright Students” among research universities for the 2008-09 academic year, according to a ranking published Oct. 19 in the Chronicle of Higher Education.
AMHERST, Mass. – The five University of Massachusetts campuses have jointly earned a $471,000 Learn and Serve America grant from the Corporation for National and Community Service. The grant will engage 1,500 students across the state in course-related community service that responds to needs resulting from the economic downturn.
AMHERST, Mass. – When Willy Chu attended Massachusetts Bay Community College and lived at home, he felt constantly distracted from studying and stressed by having to work up to 30 hours a week to pay for books, gas, car insurance and parking. But that all changed when he was recruited by the University of Massachusetts Amherst and offered a $6,000-per-year scholarship to fulfill his dream of becoming a mechanical engineer.
AMHERST, Mass. – For more than 25 years, the Not Ready for Bedtime Players (NRBP) peer sexuality education troupe has entertained and informed UMass Amherst students, with a forthright approach that''s made their shows a "must-see" part of campus life.