A statewide coalition, led by the campus’ Renewable Energy Research Laboratory (RERL), has won a $2 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy to help fund a center for testing the next generation of giant wind turbine blades.
Ethan Carr, assistant professor of Landscape Architecture and Regional Planning, has written a book examining the significance of the initiative known as “Mission 66,” which was launched in 1956 to revive the National Park System that Americans were using in unprecedented numbers.
The UMass Amherst Supermileage Vehicle team achieved 1,125 miles per gallon of fuel in the Society of Automobile Engineers Supermileage Vehicle competition on June 8 in Marshall, MI, winning third place among 32 collegiate teams in the competition.
Eleven students have been awarded scholarships for study in Asia during the next year. The scholarship awards range from $750 to $7,000 depending on the length of study and the source of the scholarship.