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Computer scientist Ramesh Sitaraman in front of Computer Science Building
Ramesh Sitaraman’s revolutionary ideas transform a power-hungry cloud
Benton Brook in Massachusetts. Photo credit: Shep Evans
CAPS landscape decision-support tool guides decision makers
University of Massachusetts Professor Robert Pollin in his garden.
Creating jobs by investing in renewable energy
Close up image of Japanese barberry on smartphone app
Researchers enlist citizen scientists and smartphones to fight invasive species
Chemistry Professor Thai Thayumanavan in the laboratory
Thai Thayumanavan shines spotlight on charge transport innovation
Abolishionist Harriette Tubman
Professor Manisha Sinha is revealing significant black contributions to the fight to end slavery
A Bluefin tuna getting tagged.
Tracking bluefin with the Marine Science Research Station
Michael L. Williams, Chris Koteas, and Claire Pless with the Rausch minerals
A professor’s mineral kingdom comes to campus
UMass Student Mentors, Rudd Adoption Mentoring Program
Mentoring program helps adopted children
A pioneering website aids Egypt’s nascent democracy
Faculty Foster Financial Reform for a SAFER Economy
Using plant seed oils to create sustainable biofuels