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Mount Ida Campus Innovation and Collaboration Space tenant Xheme, Inc. has been selected to join 250 early-stage startups to participate in MassChallenge's U.S.-based early-stage accelerator program.


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A Boston biotechnology company has joined the Innovation and Collaboration Space (ICS) community on the Mount Ida Campus of UMass Amherst.

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Internet pioneer will discuss how individuals can implement new, innovative ways to address the problems within online platforms.

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UMass Amherst Elaine Marieb Center for Nursing and Engineering Innovation Establishes Laboratory Space and Launches Fellowships, Pilot Grant Program

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During the last year, 10 pioneering UMass students took the road less traveled – pursuing the BCT (Building Construction Technology) Applied Learning Pathways, a new option for students to ‘study abroad’ at the Mount Ida Campus of UMass Amherst in Newton, Massachusetts.

The co-working space at the Mount Ida Campus Innovation and Collaboration Space

As the Greater Boston business community prepares for a post-COVID-19 environment, the Mount Ida Campus of UMass Amherst is opening co-working space for startup or small companies interested in co-locating with the state’s flagship public research university.

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In a convergence of opportunities between UMass leadership seeking to develop solutions for achieving carbon neutrality by 2032, and the City of Newton’s interest in engaging the University’s expertise in developing their Green Leadership Collaborative, a new innovation scheme emerged: the Wells Avenue Business District Living Lab.

Innovative living-learning community on the Mount Ida Campus in Newton will activate Boston students' creative potential and support students as they pursue a pathway in STEM

Image of Holtzman Medical Group vaccine clinic sign outside of Shaw Hall on Mount Ida Campus

The Mount Ida Campus of UMass Amherst has partnered with the Holtzman Medical Group to launch a COVID-19 vaccine clinic at its Newton, Mass. site. The clinic, currently scheduled to be open on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from Feb. 1 through at least March 19, will administer the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine to eligible individuals.

CoachUp, the nation’s leading private coaching provider, has relocated its headquarters to the innovation and collaboration space on the Mount Ida Campus of the University of Massachusetts Amherst.

Staying at the Mount Ida campus allowed UMass Amherst student Ashley Rice the chance to do an internship at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, where she and fellow student Alyssa Devlin developed new skills and created career paths.

Jeff Cournoyer, vice president for communications in the University of Massachusetts system office, has been appointed managing director of the Mount Ida Campus of UMass Amherst by Chancellor Kumble R. Subbaswamy.