The nationwide event promotes the importance of sustainability in education on college campuses.
The multinational corporation has given the University a library of 3,500 plant tissues and cells.
The University will receive $2.5 million from the Department of Energy Resources to create the job.
Carey Clouse, assistant professor of architecture and landscape architecture, has been awarded by the Fulbright Scholar Program to work in regions in India that are currently suffering from severe drought.
The Fossil Fuel Divestment Campaign remains skeptical of the University’s willingness to address its concerns, despite the UMass Foundation’s plan to establish a socially responsible investing advisory committee.
Dr. Richard Palmer spoke about sustainability and collaboration as a problem-solving strategy as part of the University’s Distinguished Faculty Lecture Series.
The proposition comes as part of a $50 million statewide initiative aimed at climate change preparedness.
Western Massachusetts weighs the positives and negatives of fracking if the practice came to the region.
Biochar is making waves in both the academic and agricultural fields.
Annie Leonard, this year’s Earth Day keynote speaker, called students to action against environmental hazards.
Close to 30 students from the University of Massachusetts were part of the protest in Washington, D.C. against the approval of the Keystone XL pipeline.
A group of seven UMass students and two UMass alumni volunteered in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn, N.Y., last Sunday to help with the ongoing Hurricane Sandy clean-up.
Fewer than 3 percent of targeted fish are making it over dams in the Northeastern U.S.
The University of Massachusetts men’s rugby team is holding a Hurricane Sandy relief benefit on Sunday to raise money for public school systems in Long Island, N.Y.
Local residents should take precautions as the effects of Hurricane Sandy are expected to impact the Amherst area Monday or Tuesday next week.
Ranked 14th out of 25, Amherst is on Yankee Magazine’s list for top foliage towns in New England.
The rare fall nor’easter that pummeled the region Saturday left hundreds of thousands of people without power and toppled trees and branches across the Pioneer Valley and around much of the Northeast, shaking up normality for some.
The UMass Student Farm, UMass Permaculture and Garden Share are teaming up to sponsor farmers’ markets, every Friday in the Campus Center.
Nathaniel Tripp, the Vermont delegate to the Connecticut River Joint Commission, will discuss Tuesday how New England’s largest waterway connects people and places in a Tuesday lecture.