Sustainability News

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

UMass Amherst Climate Scientist Raymond Bradley Receives Zuckerberg Endowed Leadership Chair

Distinguished professor honored for high profile climate research

UMass Amherst Hosts National ‘Revisioning Sustainability’ Conference

UMass Amherst hosted its third annual sustainable food conference

UMass Amherst Named State Champion in Energy Efficiency Recognition Program

The University of Massachusetts Amherst has been named state champion in the 2014 Northeast Business Leaders for Energy Efficiency Recognition Program.

UMass, WMECo Sign Agreement for Energy Efficiency Partnership

UMass partners to reduce emissions and increase energy efficiency on campus

UMass Amherst Receives $6 Million from Mass. Dept. of Energy Resources to Form New Energy Extension Initiative

New Energy Extension Initiative takes UMass land grant roots into 21st century

UMass Celebrates Earth Day 2014 with Dr. Robert Bullard, the Father of Environmental Justice

Hosted by Sustainable UMass, we celebrated Earth Day with 30 student groups taking part, alongside local community activists and keynote speaker, Robert Bullard, who emphasized the crucial links between environmental, economic and social justice.