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With 4 million consumer and commercial drones expected in the U.S. by 2021, researchers at the UMass Amherst Center for Collaborative Adaptive Sensing of the Atmosphere (CASA) are targeting safety by studying how to use weather radar to track the low-flying devices.
Drone testing
The spring semester finds several highly visible constructions projects on schedule – and one obsolete building demolished. Physical Sciences Building The new Physical Sciences Building (PSB) and its partner, the relocated and renovated West Experiment Station (WES), are entering the...
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The university has recently made several announcements related to its Campus Climate study, including the release of its unit reports, funding for projects that will improve the campus climate and the development of an ambassador team. The Campus Climate Unit Reports highlight areas of strength...
Old Chapel
The following statement was sent to the campus community on Jan. 24: As we prepare for the spring semester, we are reminded of the importance of ensuring a diverse, equitable and inclusive living and learning environment. Creating a campus community that supports the success of all students,...
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Chancellor Kumble Subbaswamy welcomes new and returning members of the campus community to the spring 2018 semester and shares some newsworthy updates about UMass Amherst.
Chancellor Subbaswamy
UMass Amherst has introduced two new ways to increase the ranks of tenure-system faculty who will contribute to the campus goals of greater equity and inclusion. Faculty members can now be hired as part of the Tenure-Track Pathway or the Postdoctoral Pathway Fellowship based on their life...
John McCarthy
As the spring semester begins, the university will launch Building Bridges, a public art and engagement initiative designed to foster new connections among UMass Amherst community members who come from greatly varied backgrounds and hold differing perspectives. It’s an opportunity, no matter...
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Hear from members of the UMass Amherst Minuteman Marching Band before and after the 2018 Rose Parade and watch highlights of the band’s performance Jan. 1 in Pasadena, California.  
Minuteman Marching Band in 2018 Rose Parade
The giving spirit is alive and well at UMass Amherst, where 680 faculty, staff and retirees have donated $445,000 (beating the goal of $435,000) to local, national and global nonprofit organizations through the UMass Amherst Community Campaign (UMACC). Your friends and colleagues are supporting...
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A new Online Education Group (OEG) has been established by interim Provost John McCarthy to create a much closer alignment between the campus’s online programs and its overall academic mission, face-to-face programs and its stature as a flagship public university. In a Jan. 16 broadcast...
John Wells

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