AMHERST, Mass. – Alaska may have its bridge to nowhere, but two University of Massachusetts Amherst professors of civil engineering want to put this campus on the map as the only school where structural engineering students can gain hands-on professional experience by rebuilding historic bridges, with the added benefit of preserving significant pieces of New England’s technological past.
AMHERST, Mass. – On a recent trip to the Amazon rain forest, three engineering students from the University of Massachusetts Amherst chapter of Engineers Without Borders (EWB), accompanied by two professional members, taught villagers how to build their own rot-proof, contaminant-free water storage units from cheap local materials.
AMHERST, Mass. – The second annual Ride to Provide, a family friendly bike ride to support community service programs and Earth-friendly projects of Hillel House at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, is being held Sunday, Oct. 19.
AMHERST, Mass. – Some of the top students in the nation, and the internationally known faculty who teach them, will be celebrated this Saturday, Oct. 4 at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Bringing together athleticism with academics, the university will applaud the recent achievements of faculty and students when the Minuteman take on Delaware at McGuirk Stadium.
AMHERST, Mass. – Two faculty members at the University of Massachusetts Amherst have received a four-year, $799,602 federal grant to train speech-language pathology doctoral students to work in public schools with students who have speech and language disabilities. The grant from the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) will support five doctoral students who will also minor in special education.
AMHERST, Mass. - Want some insight from leading economic thinkers about the nation''s financial crisis? Then head to Market Meltdown 101, a primer featuring video clips from UMass Amherst professors, compiled by journalism students at the university''s flagship campus.
AMHERST, Mass. – Members of the Engineers Without Borders (EWB) student chapter at the University of Massachusetts Amherst recently returned from a three-week trip to Kenya, where they worked to improve drinking water for a rural farming village.
AMHERST, Mass. – Students returning to the campus of the University of Massachusetts Amherst begin moving into residence halls on Sunday, Aug. 31 and classes begin Sept. 2. The students will be greeted with a full week’s schedule of activities from Aug. 31 to Sept. 6.
AMHERST, Mass. – The University of Massachusetts Amherst is taking a number of steps to accommodate a larger-than-usual number of requests from returning students and transfer juniors for on-campus housing this fall.
AMHERST, Mass. – Instead of lounging on the beach this summer, Erica Bischoff White, an engineering student at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, is researching condition monitoring of wind turbines − a technology that could prove an important component in the country’s drive to wean itself off fossil fuel in the next decade.