The campus is in the first year of a 10-year, $42.7 million contract with Johnson Controls, Inc., of Milwaukee, for a major energy and water conservation project that is estimated will save the campus 25 percent of its utility costs.
AMHERST, Mass. - A student exchange with Japan’s Kansai Gandai University and a program in ecotourism and sustainable development in Senegal were approved Dec. 16 by the Faculty Senate at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.
In a bid to attract more students with strong academic credentials, the campus will launch an early action admission program in the fall of 2006, according to Michael Gargano, vice chancellor for Student Affairs and Campus Life.
Raymond Bradley, director of the campus’s Climate System Research Center, and alumnus Caspar Ammann, are among the international contributors to a new website aimed at providing reliable information about climate change and global warming.