AMHERST, Mass. – A five-person team from the University of Massachusetts Amherst chapter of Engineers Without Borders is traveling to western Kenya today to kick off a project that will provide a reliable, healthy water supply for a village of 1,000 subsistence farmers.
AMHERST, Mass. - Plans for a $50 million student recreation center at the University of Massachusetts Amherst have been revived and a building site has been identified, Chancellor John V. Lombardi reports.
AMHERST, Mass. – Microsoft Corp. today designated the University of Massachusetts Amherst as the first Microsoft IT Showcase School in the nation, recognizing the university’s innovative leadership in applying information technology to teaching and learning.
AMHERST, Mass. – Officials from the University of Massachusetts will break ground for four new residence halls to house 864 new beds at the Amherst campus on Friday, Sept. 9, at 1:45 p.m. The event, at the construction site off Eastman Lane, marks the first new on-campus housing construction since the early 1970s.
AMHERST, Mass. – The University of Massachusetts Amherst is among the nation''s leaders in promoting social responsibility and public service, according to a guide compiled by The Princeton Review and College Compact.
AMHERST, Mass. – Senior Adina Giannelli, of Canton, Mass., who is graduating with an undergraduate degree in journalism and anthropology, has been selected to be the student speaker at the 135th Commencement of the University of Massachusetts Amherst on Sunday, May 22 at 10 a.m. in Warren P. McGuirk Alumni Stadium.