Sustainability News

UMass Amherst Receives Second Nature 2014 Climate Leadership Award

Campus recognized for innovative and advanced leadership in sustainability education, institutional sustainability and climate mitigation and adaptation

Sustainable UMass Wins State & Federal Awards

Sustainable UMass wins state and federal recycling awards

NSF Grant Funds Sustainable Agriculture, Clean Energy Partnership

The NSF has awarded an $810,000 grant to create collaborative programs combining clean energy studies with sustainable agriculture...

Over 800 Pounds of Recyclables Collected During EPA Game Day Challenge

Volunteers from Sustainable UMass, Eco-Rep program and SGA all pitched in to green the game

Sustainable UMass Team Honored at State House

Sustainable UMass Wins 2014 Leading By Example Award

First New 2U Tag Sale Huge Success

UMass Student Leaders Save Over Five Tons of Items From the Dumpster

State Commits $2.5 Million for Endowed Chair in Renewable Energy

The College of Engineering at UMass Amherst and the state Secretary of Energy and Environmental Affairs have announced creation of a new endowed chair in renewable energy.

UMass Amherst Libraries Award Sustainability Curriculum Initiative Grants

Libraries met with and awarded Sustainability Curriculum Initiative grants to nine faculty members to support revising existing courses to include sustainability topics

UMass Amherst Among Nation’s Top Universities Saluted in The Princeton Review’s ‘Green Honor Roll’

For second consecutive year, UMA is listed as “Green Honor Roll School,” placing it among the nation’s top 24 colleges and universities for environmental awareness and responsibility.

UMass Students Supply Fresh Summer Produce to Pioneer Valley

The UMass Student Farm Enterprise in South Deerfield harvests summer crops for local Big Y