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The Massachusetts Gaming Commission announced Nov. 17 that it is partnering with a team led by research associate professor of epidemiology Rachel Volberg to conduct a first-of-its-kind, multi-year cohort study to examine how gambling problems develop over time and thus illuminate the causes of...
The New England Chapter of the American College of Sports Medicine (NEACSM) awarded kinesiology doctoral candidate Amanda Hickey its David N. Camaione doctoral student award during the group’s annual conference held Nov. 13-14 in Providence. The criteria for the $1,000 award are academic...
A team of researchers in Sundar Krishnamurty’s mechanical and industrial engineering laboratory is putting a couple of new, high-end 3D printers through their paces now in their temporary location in Elab II while they await the buildout of new facilities at the Life Science Laboratories (LSL...
The third annual UMass Amherst Salute to Service celebrated the exceptional commitment to service demonstrated by alumni and students.
salute to service video 2014
Senior College of Nursing students unexpectedly found themselves making critical community health decisions on Oct. 31 as part of a chilling and highly realistic role-playing exercise built around a hypothetical Ebola outbreak in the Pioneer Valley. This was the situation posed by clinical...
Researchers under the direction of Sundar Krishnamurty, UMass Amherst professor of mechanical and industrial engineering, are using 3D printers to provide rapid testing of new designs and to make prototypes of future surgical tools.
The National Science Foundation has awarded an $810,000 grant to Holyoke Community College, in partnership with UMass Amherst and Hampshire College, to create collaborative programs combining clean energy studies with sustainable agriculture and share new resources that will benefit students at all...
The town and university should explore opportunities for mixed-use development including housing on two campus-owned parcels and work together to create commercial space for start-ups and entrepreneurs, according to a consultant’s report released Nov. 3. The presentation by U3 Advisors, a...
Eleven campus representatives discussed institutional diversity data and took part in goal setting and action planning during the Leading for Change Diversity Summit held Oct. 21 at Bridgewater State University. The daylong session was the latest in an ongoing series of focused meetings aimed at...
Winning photos from this year's Fall Photo Contest. See and share more: bit.do/umassfall

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