50 Activists attend meeting as UMass Board of Trustees approves motion of divestment from fossil fuel companies
Union staff members cite concerns over recent layoffs and university privatization.
UMass announced the launch of a new School of Earth and Sustainability, a partnership within the College of Natural Sciences between the Department of Environmental Conservation, Department of Geosciences and the Stockbridge School of Agriculture.
The sun-powered relaxation device was on display behind the Integrated Learning Center.
Student-run campaign says that UMass President Marty Meehan guaranteed a vote on divestment in a June Board of Trustees meeting.
Professor Nilanjana Dasgupta led a talk Tuesday evening that explored how female experts and peers serve as role models that encourage young women and increase their participation in STEM fields.
National Science Foundation funds team’s in-field research.
Divest UMass members received word Monday afternoon they will have an hour-long phone conversation with Board of Trustees Chairman Victor Woolridge and UMass President Marty Meehan Tuesday afternoon.
Kevin Harrington led a study using a Large Millimeter Telescope to discover galaxies so bright that they are described as “hyper-luminous” and “extremely luminous.”
Amir Houmansadr hopes to create platform from which other researchers can develop more effective circumvention tools.
Rachel Atcheson, director of campus outreach with the Humane League, a national farm animal protection organization, spoke to roughly 20 students Tuesday evening.
An expert on addiction and emergency medicine delivered the talk and read excerpts from his new book.
Slydde, created by UMass alumnus Peter Levin, will allow customers to order, pay for and tip for drinks using their phones.
College Values Online recently ranked the UMass student farm as fifth among best sustainable college-run farms.
Volunteers helped clean up litter from Saturday’s UMass football tailgate near McGuirk Stadium.
Two professors are creating new prosthetics with the hopes of making amputees’ lives easier.
Wexler will travel to Halifax in spring 2016 to raise awareness for indigenous people.
HVAC and solar power usage in Holyoke will be tracked by new technologies.
Tech giant unveils iPhone 6S and 6S Plus, iPad Pro, Apple Pencil, among other products.
Four months after banning Iranian students from certain graduate programs, UMass announces new measures to ensure compliance with U.S. law
Preparation for visa renewal process and faculty and staff trainings in export control laws to be instituted.