Phoebe Gelbard

Ha Long Bay

—This time two years ago, I made one of my favorite decisions of my college experience: to study abroad. For five months during the fall of 2018, I lived and studied in Southeast Asia, specifically Chiang Mai, Thailand.


On Wednesday, November 13, I attended the 10th annual Regional Conservation Partnership (RCP) gathering at UMass Amherst. 

coffee cherries after harvesting

“What’s the most important thing I can do to be more sustainable?”

students planting daffodil bulbs

On a crisp November morning under a bluebird sky, surrounded by bare trees that have just dropped the last of their crinkled brown leaves, the last thing most of us are thinking about is the beautiful flowers that will fill the campus next spring. 

flowers in book

It’s that time of the year again… spring course registration!

Springfield Museum

“It’s better to know how to learn than to know.” ⁠– Dr. Seuss

UMass's "Wicked Pitch" performs at the 2nd annual "CHC's Got Talent" show

Fall is in the air, and what better way to celebrate than with cider donuts and a showcase of talent that UMass Commonwealth Honors College students have to offer?

UMass students spending time outside

When many people consider the positive impact that attending a college or university has had on them, they often mention gaining new perspectives on the world.

Banu Subramaniam

Race, gender, and sexuality are found all around us, yet these are concepts to which some of us give little thought. Where do these come from? In what scientific evidence (or lack thereof) are they based? How do they affect the ways in which we engage with the sciences? 

Chaitra Gopalappa, PhD

Chaitra Gopalappa, assistant professor of mechanical and industrial engineering, and her team were awarded a $1.2-million grant to assess the effectiveness of public health initiatives and investments in targeting a variety of chronic diseases.