AMHERST, Mass. - A University of Massachusetts tree expert says the recent heavy snowfall has taken its toll on the region''s trees, causing many to break and others to remain bent over from the weight of snow and ice.
AMHERST, Mass. - Construction has begun on a project to improve the west entranceway to Bartlett Hall at the University of Massachusetts. The work is the result of a collaborative effort between the UMass Arts Council, department of landscape architecture and regional planning, Fine Arts Center, physical plant department, Stockbridge School, and the University Gallery.
AMHERST, Mass. - Just because crocuses are blooming and potholes are being patched doesn''t mean that life is any less hectic for University of Massachusetts engineers who are working to keep the roads safe when the snow falls.
AMHERST, Mass. - Angie and former UMass President John Lederle have made a gift of more than $168,000 to Campaign UMass, the University''s five-year comprehensive campaign to raise $125 million, increase advocates, and enhance the image of the University. The gift will set up a Charitable Remainder Unitrust, the ultimate proceeds of which will create an endowment for the benefit of the Equine Studies Program.
AMHERST, Mass. - The Massachusetts Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit is putting out the call for an unusual bucket brigade to help carry more than 2 million tiny salmon fry to rivers and streams that empty into the Connecticut River.
AMHERST, Mass. - UMass alumna Catherine G. Coleman won’t be flying on the next shuttle mission, according to a news release from NASA. In February, the space agency said that she might be flying on April 3 to fill in for an astronaut who had suffered a broken ankle.
b>AMHERST, Mass. - Scholars, family practitioners, and policy makers will confront the issue of violence and its impact on the quality of family life at a day-long symposium at the University of Massachusetts, Wed. April 23.