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Some computer data centers see electricity bills in the millions of dollars each month, and costs continue to rise, says Prashant Shenoy, computer science, which is why the official opening of New England’s first experimental solar-powered data center located at the Massachusetts Green High...
Prashant Shenoy
UMass Amherst, along with the Pioneer Valley Planning Commission (PVPC) and the cities of Springfield, Holyoke and Northampton and the Town of Amherst have committed to a pilot regional bike share program. The pilot program, tentatively named ValleyBike, will establish a regional, automated bike...
Bike share
The UMass Amherst Alumni Association has announced the 2016 recipients of its most prestigious recognition for alumni, faculty and friends: the Distinguished Alumni Awards. The awards will be presented at noon on Monday, April 4 in the Great Hall at the Massachusetts State House in Boston.  ...
Distingished alumni 2016

Simon J. Neame of the University of British Columbia Library and a finalist for dean of libraries, will make a presentation to the campus community, on Thursday, March 3 at 3:30 p.m. in the Commonwealth Honors College Events Hall East. Neame will offer a “Vision of Academic Research Libraries for the Next Five Years.”

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Simon Neame
Rob Rutenbar of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, a finalist for dean of the College of College of Information and Computer Sciences, will make a presentation to the campus community on Thursday, Feb. 25 at 4 p.m. in 151 Computer Science Building. Rutenbar is the Abel Bliss Professor...
Rob Rutenbar
Students, faculty and staff now have a new file storage and collaboration service called Secure Online Storage at UMass Amherst. With flexible sharing options, unlimited quota and improved security features, Secure Online Storage at UMass Amherst provided by Box is an alternative to Google Drive,...
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Tyrone A. Parham was sworn in as the 10th chief of police at UMass Amherst by Chancellor Kumble R. Subbaswamy. Parham and his family were warmly welcomed by the campus community, with his own squad in attendance alongside local and state police officers.
Tyrone Parham
With his family and police and campus officials looking on, Tyrone A. Parham was formally sworn in Feb. 12 by Chancellor Kumble R. Subbaswamy as 10th chief of the University of Massachusetts Police Department. Parham was joined in the ceremony by his wife Precious, who pinned the badge on his...
Tyrone Parham
Matthew Turk of the University of California, Santa Barbara, a finalist for dean of the College of Information and Computer Sciences, will make a presentation to the campus community on Thursday, Feb. 18 at 4 p.m.  in 151 Computer Science Building. He will be available for questions after the...
Matthew Turk
The exhibit at the University Museum of Contemporary Art is a five-channel video installation that aims to represent and redefine black male identity in America and reveals the diversity of thought, character and identity among black American males. It includes question-and-answer videos...
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