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Through a $424,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the department of nutrition has launched the Food Safety from Farm and Garden to Preschool online training program. The department has partnered with the University of New Hampshire Cooperative Extension to develop the free, interactive food safety program to help early childcare educators, foodservice staff, volunteers and parents understand the importance of reducing the risk of food safety related to fresh fruits and vegetables in young children.

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A recording by trumpeter Eric Berlin of the department of music and dance has been nominated for a 2015 Grammy Award for Best Contemporary Classical Composition. The recording of Stephen Paulus’ “Concerto for Two Trumpets and Band” on the MSR Classics label also features the...
The UMass Amherst campus formally celebrated completion of the $93 million Integrative Learning Center with a ribbon-cutting ceremeony and tours of the 150,000-square-foot facility, which provides state-of-the-art classrooms for students in multiple disciplines.
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The 22-member Town-Gown Steering Committee is about to send its final recommendations to Amherst Town Manager John Musante and Chancellor Kumble Subbaswamy, which will include creating a permanent committee to promote cooperation in housing and economic development. The new committee would be...
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“Boston’s Cycling Craze, 1880-1900: A Story of Race, Sport, and Society,” written by Lorenz J. Finison and published by the University of Massachusetts Press, has been named one of the Best New England Books for 2014 by the Boston Globe. The illustrated work relates how people of...
The governor-elect met with university officials, faculty and students during his first visit to the Amherst campus since his election.
Gov.-elect Charlie Baker met with university officials, faculty and students during his first visit to the UMass Amherst campus since his election.
The Massachusetts Gaming Commission announced Nov. 17 that it is partnering with a team led by research associate professor of epidemiology Rachel Volberg to conduct a first-of-its-kind, multi-year cohort study to examine how gambling problems develop over time and thus illuminate the causes of...
The New England Chapter of the American College of Sports Medicine (NEACSM) awarded kinesiology doctoral candidate Amanda Hickey its David N. Camaione doctoral student award during the group’s annual conference held Nov. 13-14 in Providence. The criteria for the $1,000 award are academic...
A team of researchers in Sundar Krishnamurty’s mechanical and industrial engineering laboratory is putting a couple of new, high-end 3D printers through their paces now in their temporary location in Elab II while they await the buildout of new facilities at the Life Science Laboratories (LSL...

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