• A Kemp's Ridley sea turtle rests on a beach.

    Stunned by Climate Change?

    Researchers investigate ‘alarming rate’ of sea turtles stranded off Cape

    The number of cold-stunning and stranding events among young sea turtles is increasing at an “alarming” rate and has moved north from Long Island Sound to Cape Cod Bay, say researchers at the... More

  • UMass Amherst Innovators: Peter Reinhart, Jun Yao, Trisha Andrew, and Derek Lovely.

    After Eureka

    UMass Scientists Turn Revolutionary Ideas Into Businesses

    Starting a business is terrifying, to be frank, said Morgan Baima '18PhD, just after incorporating the UMass startup company Soliyarn. Scary though it may seem, Baima and other UMass scientists... More

  • Rising Researcher students stand in the lobby of the Olver Design Building.

    Finding Their Path

    Research experiences help students chart a course for the future

    Hands-on research is a hallmark of undergraduate education at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. We honor eight students from across campus with the Rising Researcher Award in recognition of... More

  • Distinguished Professor Andrew McCallum stands in the halls of the UMass Amherst computer science building.

    Informed Decision Making

    Center director propels UMass Amherst to forefront of data science

    What do health management, energy conservation, and online education have in common? They are all complex issues that benefit from data-informed decision-making, and they are all being brought to the... More

  • Picture of a white sports top with a sensor imprinted on it.

    Empowering Technologies

    The UManage Center advances the science of self-care

    With chronic illness on the rise and medical personnel in demand, helping people manage symptoms at home has become critical to patients’ ability to take charge of their own health. One key challenge... More

  • MOCHA leaders meet with UMass Amherst program manager Jeffrey Markham, Jr. at the UMass Center in Springfield, MA.

    Healing from Within

    UMass center fosters health equity through community partnership

    Poverty, discrimination, and lack of social support take a toll on well-being that’s hard to measure and even harder to alleviate. That is especially true for low-income African American men, a... More