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The first of two assessments of Massachusetts natural resources intersected by the Tennessee Gas Pipeline Company’s proposed Northeast Energy Direct Project has been released by the Center for Agriculture, Food and the Environment. Volume 1 of the study covers the mainline of the pipeline...
Map showing proposed pipeline
Close to 2,000 people participated in UMass Dining’s 6th annual Dash & Dine 5K race and walk on April 11, raising $6,500 to “help our neighbors in need” at Amherst Survival Center. The Amherst Survival Center is a regional resource that provides food, clothes, healthcare and...
Dash & Dine
Six undergraduates were recognized April 16 with Rising Researcher awards for their exceptional leadership and expertise in their areas of study. The students were honored at a reception hosted by Chancellor Kumble Subbaswamy. The Rising Researchers are seniors Anthony Federico, Javier King,...
Rising Researcher logo
UMass Amherst has launched a new Center for Data Science that will coordinate and significantly expand its capacity for research, education and industry collaboration in support of the exploding demand for acquisition and analysis of “big data.”
Andrew McCallum
Professor emeritus of chemistry and alumnus George R. Richason, Jr., whose nearly 70-year career was intricately intertwined with the development of UMass Amherst as a modern research institution, died April 14 at the age of 99. Born in Turners Falls, he enrolled at Massachusetts State College in...
George R. Richason, Jr.
The School of Public Health and Health Sciences has announced the results of the faculty-juried poster competition from the 18th Annual Research Day held April 6 in the Student Union Ballroom. Posters were judged based on content and presentation and awarded in two categories: research and practice...
Research Day Award Winners
The deadline for each campus department to provide vital contact information for the UMass Ready online continuity-planning tool is April 13. Chancellor Kumble R. Subbaswamy announced the campus-wide launch of the initiative on March 30. UMass Ready represents a progressive, pro-active approach...
Current and former students will have new and faster ways to get copies of their transcripts beginning April 20, says University registrar John Lenzi. The university has contracted with Parchment, a company that provides credential management services, to simplify ordering and speed delivery of...
transcript
A strategic plan that details actions for improving the university’s climate of inclusion and enhancing the diversity of the student body and campus workforce was released this week, following its approval by Chancellor Kumble R. Subbaswamy. The 41-page strategic plan, developed by a 16-...
Bamford, a New Hampshire native and former student-athlete at Ithaca College, becomes the seventh permanent Director of Athletics at UMass after serving at Georgia Tech and Yale.
Ryan Bamford

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