This grant will allow UMass to provide key STEM-related experiences to students to counter racial disparities.
UMass Amherst Researchers Crack the Cellular Code on Serpin Protein Folding, Opening New Therapeutic Avenues for Many Diseases
The research is the first to investigate the folding of proteins know as serpins, implicated in a number of diseases.
Ezra Markowitz and Co-Authors Help U.S. Government Understand How Climate Change Will Affect American Society
UMass Amherst’s Ezra Markowitz participated in the development of the federal government's fifth annual National Climate Assessment (NCA5).
The Department of Microbiology used World AMR Awareness Week as an opportunity to learn about antimicrobial resistance.
New UMass Research Describes Porous Carbon Networks’ Potential Use in Energy Storage, Wound Healing, and Other Applications
A new technique that the research team refers to as “freeze-burn” could advance the frontiers of functional porous material synthesis for various uses.
The agency relied on UMass researchers to study dust attenuation corrections that aided the measurements needed for the telescope to do its historic work.
Emeritus Professor Mike Rhodes Honored with Geological Society of America Distinguished Geological Career Award
The award highlights a long career at UMass, where Rhodes made numerous foundational contributions to geology.
UMass Amherst researchers—including College of Natural Sciences faculty—have been recognized as among the world’s most highly cited researchers this year.
Brigham-Grette and her co-author highlight the importance of the cryosphere (Earth’s ice sheets, sea ice, permafrost, polar oceans, glaciers, and snow).
Zooplankton in Ocean and Freshwater are Rapidly Escalating the Global Environmental Threat of Plastics
A single microscopic animal can create up to 366,000 nanoplastic particles per day, according to UMass Amherst researchers.
The UMass Amherst Center for Agriculture, Food and the Environment (CAFE), which manages 4-H in Massachusetts, is working to broaden its scope of programming.