Aoife Foley, a lecturer at Queens University Belfast in Northern Ireland, will speak on “Decarbonization, mysticism and the sustainable energy transition” on Tuesday, May 21 at 11 a.m. in E-Lab 2, room 118.
Applications are being accepted for the Sustainability Curriculum Fellowship (SCF), a yearlong interdisciplinary program. SCF is designed to bring together faculty with a strong commitment to sustainability.
Volunteers sifted through more than 1,000 pounds of trash that had recently been produced in the surrounding student residences on Monday, April 22, in the Southwest Concourse to raise awareness about what can be recycled or composted.
UMass Amherst environmental engineering doctoral student Julie Bliss Mullen, co-founder/CEO of Aclarity LLC, has been awarded a 2019 Lemelson-MIT Student Prize from The Lemelson-MIT Program. The prize serves as a catalyst for young inventors in the fields of healthcare, transportation and mobility, food/water and agriculture and consumer devices
In an ongoing celebration of Earth Day at UMass Amherst, the public is invited to test-drive or ride in electric vehicles (EVs) and plug-in hybrids, including such brands as BMW, Chevy, Honda, Hyundai, Mercedes, Nissan, Tesla and VW. The test drive and vendor fair will run from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
The Integrative Graduate Education and Research Traineeship (IGERT) Offshore Wind Energy Program invites the campus community to attend its annual student poster session on Tuesday, April 23 from 5 to 7 p.m. in the Amherst Room at the Campus Center.
The university community and the public are invited to test-drive or ride in an electric vehicle (EV) or plug-in hybrid at the Electric Vehicle Ride & Drive from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 24 at the Transit Building Parking Lot.
Justin Risley '20 took first place at UMass Libraries Undergraduate Sustainability Research Awards event with a humorous documentary film that sends a serious message about our global water supply. He won a $1,500 scholarship.
The School of Earth and Sustainability will hold it’s annual Earth Day Celebration on Wednesday, April 17 from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m in the John W. Olver Design Building atrium. The theme for the celebration is Hope and Reslience and it will feature a showcase of undergraduate and graduate student projects that cover such topics as climate change, environmental solutions, green design and sustainability.