A first-of-its-kind satellite tagging study of migrating New England leatherback turtles by doctoral research student Kara Dodge and supervised by her advisor, Molly Lutcavage of the UMass Amherst Large Pelagics Research Center in Gloucester.
Two sports writers and a photographer from the University of Massachusetts Amherst student newspaper Daily Collegian are currently in Raleigh covering the Minutemen basketball team’s first appearance in the NCAA Tournament since 1998, thanks to 124 donors who contributed $5,100 to a crowd-funding campaign the student journalists launched to finance their trip to the Big Dance.
The University of Massachusetts Amherst Alumni Association has announced a number of regional “watch parties” across the country where UMass alumni and fans will be able to come together to watch the Minutemen basketball team tip-off their first NCAA Tournament appearance since 1998, as well as events in Raleigh, N.C., for fans making the trip to cheer the team on in-person.
UMass Amherst senior Morgan Opie, a mathematics and physics double major and member of Commonwealth Honors College , is one of 14 students nationwide to receive a 2014 Churchill Scholarship, which funds a year of postgraduate study at the University of Cambridge in England.
Two faculty members and several graduate students from the College of Education presented their research during the Second International Conference on Heritage Languages held March 7-8 at UCLA’s National Heritage Language Resource Center.
Theresa Austin, professor in the language, literacy...
The Architecture + Design Graduate Team took first place in the Northeast Sustainable Energy Association (NESEA) Net Zero Energy Design Competition on March 3. The team of master of architecture students Nikki Perry, Nayef Mudawar, Grant Rocco and Matt Sutter, created a winning design that...
Student artists from the fall semester’s Five College Advanced Studio Seminar are reuniting to display new works of art in a show called “FIVE TWO” through March 23 in Mount Holyoke College’s Blanchard Student Gallery.
The students first met last fall in the studio seminar...
Members of the UMass Amherst Hoop Band will be wearing T-shirts promoting the Krystle Campbell Scholarship Fund honoring the former UMass Boston student killed in the Boston Marathon bombing, when the men’s basketball team plays Saint Louis at the Mullins Center on Sunday, March 9. The game will be televised on the CBS Sports Network.
Congressman Joseph P. Kennedy III, chairman of Gov. Deval L. Patrick’s STEM Advisory Council, toured the recently completed Life Science Laboratories and the Integrated Sciences Building and took part in discussions concerning the university’s STEM Diversity Institute and its Integrated Concentration in Science program.