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The UMass Minuteman Marching Band has received a top ranking from the Great Value Colleges’ 2016 ranking of “35 Great College Marching Bands,” sharing a No. 6 spot on the group’s website. Under the leadership of longtime director George N. Parks and associate director and...
UMass Minuteman Marching Band
Officers from the UMass Amherst Police Department and Amherst Police Department participated in joint training July 26-28 on Fair and Impartial Policing (FIP), according to Ian Cyr, deputy chief for operations. FIP is a nationally recognized organization that is on the leading edge of scientific...
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The summer issue of the Association of Women in Science (AWIS) magazine features an invited four-page article by Barbara Pearson, linguistics and office of research development, and Rebecca Spencer, psychological and brain sciences, that introduces the campus’s science, technology,...
Maria Santore
Now in its fourth summer, the Eureka! program offers girls 12-18 a chance to explore STEM fields (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) on campus with academic experts four days a week for four weeks. Offering exposure to microbiology, neuroscience, astronomy, information technology...
Eureka! kids with telescope
UMass Amherst was awarded 14 patents in 2015, helping boost the five-campus UMass system to 30th globally in a compilation of the Top 100 Worldwide Universities Granted U.S. Utility Patents during the calendar year. The report, which is published by the National Academy of Inventors (NAI) and...
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The university has launched a new website to promote giving to UMass Amherst and to provide information on UMass Amherst’s top fundraising priorities.

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Old Chapel in fall

UMass Dining Services is sharing its expertise and best practices with Westfield State University as the school transitions to a self-operated food service program for the 6,000-student campus.

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Chancellor Kumble Subbaswamy will be in the United Kingdom next week for festivities marking the 50th anniversary of one of the university’s most successful international education efforts, the six-week Oxford Summer Seminar. The seminar was one of the first U.S. summer programs at Oxford,...
Trinity College, Oxford
Japan’s Hokkaido University (HU) and the College of Information and Computer Sciences (CICS) have embarked on a new initiative, part of the Global Institution for Collaborative Research and Education (GI-CoRE), to foster collaborative research and education activities in the areas of big data...
Researchers meet at Hokkaido University.
A new state apiary to be used for education, outreach demonstrations and research related to agricultural sustainability, pollination, honeybee health and hive management was opened June 20 at the campus’ Agricultural Learning Center. The event, which kicked off Massachusetts Pollinator Week...
Officials holding bees on frames

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