News and Events

Energy Department Chief of Staff Knows His Climate Science

Two days after Kevin Knobloch '78 (journalism) joined the DOE in June, climate policy became one of the biggest priorities of the current administration.

LARP to Work with Springfield on Pedestrian Safety

The Department of Landscape Architecture and Regional Planning is working with a Springfield neighborhood to make it more pedestrian friendly

SBS Alumni Football Day: Discounted Tickets

Mark your calendars! On November 2 the Minutemen take on the Northern Illinois Huskies at Gillette Stadium. SBS alumni can enjoy discounted tickets.

Scholarship Applications Now Available

Deadlines approaching for two SBS undergraduate scholarships

Post-Oil City Exhibit makes U.S. Premier at Gateway City Arts in Holyoke

A free exhibition, presented by the UMass Department of Landscape Architecture and Regional Planning, the Institute for Foreign Cultural Relations (ifa), and the Goethe-Institut Boston, draws from past utopian ideas and contrasts them to current sustainable planning projects across the globe.

UMass Garden Calendar Now Available

UMass Garden Calendar makes a great gift. Order today!

NSF International Grant Awarded to Anthropologists for CHESS

A $249,861 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) has come to anthropologists Krista Harper and Jacqueline Urla to implement "Culture and Heritage in European Societies and Spaces (CHESS)" for another three years.

UMass Amherst Among Best Campuses for LGBT Students

Campus Pride recognizes UMass Amherst as one of the best campuses in the country for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) students.

In Search of a Challenging and Purposeful Career

When Alexander Kniazev ’14 (economics and mathematics) received the William M. Bluestein Memorial Scholarship in May he gained freedom from the financial strain he faces daily.

NSF Funds Development of Research Network for Infrastructure Responses to Coastal Hazards

Department head Elisabeth Hamin (landscape architecture and regional planning) has received $737,000 over five years from the National Science Foundation’s Research Collaboration Network (RCN): Science, Engineering and Education for Sustainability (SEES).