Gov. Charlie Baker has ordered that the United States of America flag and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts flag be lowered to half-staff from sunrise until sunset at all state buildings on Saturday, June 22, the day of interment, in honor of Sgt. George R. Schipani, United States Army, who died on...
The UMass Amherst Libraries Digital Media Lab recently supported Edwood Brice ’19 in his research on using virtual reality “exergaming,” or exercising through gaming, as an appealing alternative to traditional forms of exercise.
Buildings consume some 40 percent of energy in the United States, and within those residential and commercial structures, heating, ventilation and air-conditioning (HVAC) systems guzzle 46 percent of the power used, according to the U.S. Department of Energy.
Researchers from UMass Amherst will share in a $3.8 million grant from The Rockefeller Foundation to support their work to use enhanced data modeling to transform electricity systems in emerging economies. The grant will be shared with a team of researchers at Columbia University, Carnegie Mellon University and Colorado School of Mines.
UMass Amherst Dining brought home the gold for the ninth year in a row at the American Culinary Federation’s (ACF) collegiate competition held during the 25th Annual Tastes of the World Chef Culinary Conference at UMass Amherst.
Beginning Thursday, June 20, the UMass Amherst Department of Architecture, along with the Building and Technology Program at UMass and the Five Colleges Consortium, will host the bi-annual Building Technology Educators’ Society (BTES) Conference.
A newly identified genus and species of worm-like, freshwater clam, commonly known as a shipworm, eats rock and expels sand as scat while it burrows like an ecosystem engineer in the Abatan River in the Philippines.
Scientists from UMass Amherst, Vanderbilt University and Clark University have shed new light on the genomic foundation of the polar bear’s ecological adaption by pinpointing rapid changes in the bear’s gene copy numbers in response to a diet shifting from vegetation to meat.