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The National Science Foundation has awarded an $810,000 grant to Holyoke Community College, in partnership with UMass Amherst and Hampshire College, to create collaborative programs combining clean energy studies with sustainable agriculture and share new resources that will benefit students at all...
The town and university should explore opportunities for mixed-use development including housing on two campus-owned parcels and work together to create commercial space for start-ups and entrepreneurs, according to a consultant’s report released Nov. 3. The presentation by U3 Advisors, a...
Eleven campus representatives discussed institutional diversity data and took part in goal setting and action planning during the Leading for Change Diversity Summit held Oct. 21 at Bridgewater State University. The daylong session was the latest in an ongoing series of focused meetings aimed at...
Winning photos from this year's Fall Photo Contest. See and share more: bit.do/umassfall
A new initiative being launched next semester is aimed at involving and teaching faculty members to use their research to contribute to social change, inform public policy and enrich public debate. Through the Public Engagement Project, faculty can develop skills to share their research with...
Chancellor Kumble Subbaswamy this week updated the campus community on strategic planning efforts related to diversity, inclusion and equity and announced several new actions, including the creation of a new assistant provost for diversity, increased scholarships and the formation of a Graduate...
Campus employees are invited to participate in the 2014-15 Faculty and Staff Campaign where their gifts will be counted toward UMass Rising: the Campaign for the University of Massachusetts Amherst.  Faculty and staff can choose to support student scholarships, specific departments, an...
Families of UMass Amherst students were welcomed to campus to share an October weekend of activities.
Four members of the Sustainable UMass team were honored for their work Oct. 20 as the Patrick administration presented its Leading by Example Awards during ceremonies at the State House. Ezra Small, Rachel Dutton, Victoria Rosen and Craig Nicolson were recognized for their campus-wide...
AMHERST, Mass. – Rising along Commonwealth Avenue next to the William D. Mullins Center, the University of Massachusetts Amherst Champions Center for men’s and women’s varsity basketball is on track to join the world-class training facilities already on campus that support the...

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