The renovated Hampshire Dining Commons has been awarded LEED Gold certification for energy efficiency and sustainability and has been recognized by a lighting designers’ group for the efficiency and design of its interior lighting.
AMHERST, Mass. – The academic accomplishments and leadership experience of 14 University of Massachusetts Amherst students have been recognized with the awarding of grants from the 2014-15 Fulbright U.S. Student Program. They are heading off to points across the globe – from Iceland and...
For the second consecutive year, UMass Amherst is listed as a “Green Honor Roll School” by The Princeton Review, placing it among the nation’s top 24 colleges and universities for environmental awareness and responsibility.
Moving up from the third spot the past two years, UMass Amherst is now ranked second nationally for best campus food by The Princeton Review’s 2015 edition of “The Best 379 Colleges.” “Unlike students at many universities, UMass students rave about the ‘delicious food’ in the dining commons,” says the guide.
UMass Amherst's iconic landmark, which is about to undergo major renovations after years of disuse, has been nominated for placement on the nation's official list of historic places worthy of preservation.
The University of Massachusetts Board of Trustees has appointed Islamic art scholar Walter Denny of the Amherst campus’ art, architecture and art history department to the rank of Distinguished Professor.
Climate researcher and Distinguished Professor Raymond Bradley, director of the Climate System Research Center and co-director of the Northeast Climate Science Center at UMass Amherst, has received the Roy J. Zuckerberg Endowed Leadership Award.