Inside UMass

First Group of Eureka! Scholars Honored


Bee on flower
Several bumblebee species have seen their ranges contract and some may face extinction due to several combined stressors, say ecologists Lynn Adler, professor of biology, and her former postdoctoral fellow Scott McArt, with others. Their recent analysis, one of the few to explore the relative...
Band marching
Jan. 1, 2018 will see the UMass Amherst Minuteman Marching Band performing in the world famous Rose Parade as part of the Tournament of Roses in Pasadena, California. The band’s Road to the Roses has been marked by many extra hours of rehearsals and marching practice.  
Hurricane damage in Puerto Rico
The Board of Higher Education (BHE) voted Dec. 12 to allow students who relocated to Massachusetts from Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands because of Hurricane Maria to pay in-state tuition at UMass campuses, state universities and community colleges. The rate break will be in effect through...
Student Union Building
By a 55-45 percent margin, undergraduates voted last week to approve a fee increase to provide half the funding for a $50 million renovation of the Student Union. The other half of the funding will be a $25 million capital expenditure by the university, campus officials said. The renovation plan...