Sustainability News

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.

First Place in Energy Design

UMass students win first place in competition focused on environmental designs for Holyoke MA

Chancellor Hosts MA Senator Jamie Eldridge on Sustainable UMass Visit

Massachusetts Senator meets campus leaders to learn about our award-winning green initiatives

State's First Level 3 EV Charging Station Opens at UMass

UMA campus officials join state Secretary of Energy and Environmental Affairs to celebrate installation 

iCons Garners National Attention

Faculty, Students Tout iCons Approach

Keystone Symposia Leader Discusses Diversity Initiatives for Scientists

Diversity in Life Science Programs Director for the Keystone Symposia on Molecular and Cellular Biology visits UMA to meet with students.

Jackson: Conservationist of the Year

Nature Conservancy honors professor.

2014 Class Brings Solar to UMass

This year’s senior gift will bring picnic tables with solar docking stations to UMass

Chancellor Signs Real Food Pledge

On Sustainability Day UMass becomes largest in nation to sign