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Parent and child working on homework.
Research Reveals Standardized Tests Have Negative Impact on Parents' Civic Engagement
I love UMass sticker on door with High Performance Computers in background
UMass Amherst Leads Way for High Performance Computing in the Life Sciences
Man presenting at a podium
Student entrepreneurs compete for $50,000
Two birds perching infront of a cityscape
Bird and plant species more diverse worldwide than expected says study
Kathryn McDermott with two of her students in the classroom
Examining policy effects on equity and performance
Three small model wind turbines
Engineering the next generation of turbines for wind energy
Bees pollinating a yellow flower
Researchers offer first systematic review and recommendations on disease transmission via flowers
Image of heart superimposed on an electrocardiograph
Advancing biostatistical methods to improve public health
Network viisualization of political action committee contributions to candidates
Analyzing big data to understand complex social systems
Electronic tag for visually impaired on elevator sign
Technology developed at UMass Amherst will help the visually impaired navigate Boston subway
Visual comparison of the shapes of bat skulls
Researchers develop new tool to identify biodiversity targets
Akshaya Shanmugam and Jalil Johnson
Hluchyj Fellows combine nursing and engineering to improve clinical health care