Students and faculty of the University of Massachusetts are set to celebrate Earth Day on April 22 with a series of new initiatives and advocacy platforms promoting sustainability for the environment.
Honoring Native American cultural traditions in dance, music, crafts and food, the University of Massachusetts will host a powwow on Saturday in conjunction with Thursday’s scheduled symposium, “Indigenous Peoples, Cultural Survival through Art Education and Health.”
The Pioneer Valley Life Sciences Institute announced the beginning of a $4.3 million project on April 13, to expand the research space of the former engineering manufacturing building in Springfield in order to make way for a state-of-the-art biomedical research facility.
Chemists at the University of Massachusetts have identified a new polymer-based method for creating devices used to convert sunlight into electricity.
In honor of his contributions to his scientific field, University of Massachusetts professor of polymer science and engineering Thomas Russell has been named a Fellow of the Materials Research Society (MRS).
The University of Massachusetts hopes to increase the access to communication resources among universities with the recent absorption of the Outreach Marketing and Technology department by University Relations.
Resulting from a partnership agreement signed by the University of Massachusetts and Bunker Hill Community College last week, 25 seniors from Chelsea High School have received full yearly scholarships for pursuing higher education.
The University of Massachusetts teams with Springfield’s Putnam Vocational Technical High School to educate design students on the green job skill needed to pursue a career in an energy efficient economy.
Along with several staff members and other economics experts, Governor Deval Patrick attended the Pioneer Valley Regional Economic Summit meeting last Friday to assess, among other topics, the state of public education following the recession.
Officials at the University of Massachusetts have launched a campaign of pedestrian awareness for the spring semester titled “R U Ready 2 Stop?,” of which they hope along with engineering studies and increased enforcement of traffic laws, will help curb the rate of auto accidents on campus caused by distracted drivers and pedestrians.
Following an extensive review process, University Health Services at the University of Massachusetts has been certified by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care, recognizing the organization’s excellence in offering high-quality healthcare services.
Hosted by Sabine Holub, wife of University of Massachusetts Chancellor Robert C. Holub, the Hillside Salons provide an informal gathering for local artists.
Following a third place win at the Oct. 23-25 invitational competition held at the University of New Hampshire, mock trial team members of the University of Massachusetts are readying themselves for upcoming courtroom battles at Harvard University.
Henry A. Lea, professor emeritus of German and Scandinavian studies, holds lecture titled, “Criminals with Doctorates: An SS Officer in the Killing Fields of Russia, as Told by the Jewish Novelist Jonathan Littell,” on Oct. 27 in the University of Massachusetts’ Herter Hall.
Panelists discuss the risk of cancer in women, and during a conference, stressed the importance of moderation in decreasing the risks for developing cancer, and bewaring of the excesses which can cause cancer cells to accumulate over time.
For the second year in a row, the School of Nursing at the University of Massachusetts Amherst has received another welcomed grant which seeks to increase the student enrollment for those coming from disadvantaged backgrounds.
The official dedication of the Integrated Sciences Building at UMass draws a large crowd. Several speakers including Chancellor Robert Holub, UMass President Jack Wilson and the Mahoney family—a family that donated generously to the building—sang praises of the opportunities the ISB would present to the student body.
Alumni offer aid with a $90,000 endowment towards scholarships for students in UMass’ nursing doctoral program
The 50th class reunion gift from the UMass alumni will be distributed amongst the nursing PhD students who qualify for financial assistance, in addition to being used for enticing new recruits to campus.