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  • The Business of Art

    New initiative provides regional home and business support for arts entrepreneurship

    Since its establishment in 1973, UMass Amherst’s Arts Extension Service (AES) has been stimulating the growth of arts and culture across Massachusetts and New England. Initially founded and directed... More

  • A Drop to Drink

    New EPA funding puts UMass Amherst water treatment innovation to the test

    David Reckhow and his colleagues in the Civil and Environmental Engineering department have long set the stage for research and development of healthier and more effective alternatives for U.S. water... More

  • Taming Internet Complexity

    Computer Scientists aim to influence the Internet content ecosystem evolution

    Computer scientists Donald Towsley and Ramesh Sitaraman, with electrical and computer engineer Christopher Hollot and University of Minnesota computer scientist Zhi-li Zhang, aim to influence the... More

  • 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