UMASS News & Events

A team of researchers at UMass Amherst has announced a major new advance in understanding how our genetic information eventually translates into functional proteins—one of the building blocks of human life.

Michael Rawlins, a professor in the geosciences department and associate director of the Climate System Research Center, has made significant gains in filling out our understanding of the Arctic’s carbon cycle.

The five-year grant from the U.S. Department of Energy allows CEERE to continue in the Industrial Assessment Center program, providing industrial facilities with assessments to help reduce environmental impact and operating costs.

Health economist Manasvini Singh’s review of 86,000 deliveries finds doctors often let their previous patient’s experience influence their decision of whether their current patient is suited for a vaginal or a cesarean delivery.

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News & Media Relations

The Office of News and Media Relations works closely with journalists and the campus community to tell the UMass Amherst story. We gather and promote newsworthy developments about the achievements of faculty, staff and students; the university's programs and policies; research discoveries; and community outreach efforts. 

Our team provides a variety of services: news releases, social media, video, photography, Inside UMass newsletter, crisis communication and reputation management, promotion of faculty expertise, and interview preparation.

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