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  • Maker Movement

    UMass students, faculty, and community make space for innovation

    The “maker” movement is flourishing, and UMass Amherst faculty and students are among those leading the charge. One of 153 colleges and universities nationwide to celebrate America’s tradition of... More

  • Peak Performance

    Front-line insights shape idea-driven organizations

    Many academics study ideas and innovation, but few focus on generating ideas on an organization's "front lines," where much of the work gets done. Alan Robinson, an operations and... More

  • Natural Selection

    Researchers develop new tool to identify biodiversity targets

    Introducing a new approach that combines evolutionary and engineering analyses to identify the targets of natural selection, researchers report in the current issue of Evolution that their new tool... More

  • A Meeting of Minds

    Hluchyj Fellows combine nursing and engineering to improve clinical health care

    True, lasting change requires a meeting of the minds--a moment of mutual inspiration that occurs when people who think differently from one another start thinking together. Theresa and Michael... More