Campus Sustainability Day to take place Wednesday

The nationwide event promotes the importance of sustainability in education on college campuses.

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UMass accepts $1.4 million donation from Monsanto

The multinational corporation has given the University a library of 3,500 plant tissues and cells.

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Research by UMass scientist could lead to development of new antibiotics

Biochemist Peter Chien, along with a team of University of California, Berkeley scientists, helps define a crucial bacterial process.

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UMass grad student spends summer building sustainable homes

Emilie Jordao, a landscape architecture master’s candidate, interned with Earthship Biotecture in New Mexico.

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UMass students make an impact

UMass held its third annual Mass Impact day on Saturday.

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Apple unveils new smartwatch and larger iPhone 6

Timothy D. Cook, head of Apple, reveals the highly anticipated iPhone 6 and Apple Watch.

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UMass to create new renewable energy chair position

The University will receive $2.5 million from the Department of Energy Resources to create the job.

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UMass’ School of Public Health and Health Sciences receives two-year grant from The National Cancer Institute

Researchers, led by epidemiologist Katherine Reeves, will investigate the possible correlation between antidepressant use and breast cancer in women.

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UMass professor to design agricultural systems in Himalayas

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.

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UMass grad student and research professor survey leatherback turtles

A study done by a UMass graduate student and a research professor assesses leatherback turtles near Cape Cod.

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‘Odd science’ defended in scientific journal

Biologists explain need for funding

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Divest UMass ups tactics for raising awareness among students

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.

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Researcher conducted lecture on language and emotion development

Emotion regulation of toddlers addressed by Penn State faculty member

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Reddit Co-founder Alexis Ohanian speaks at UMass

Online entrepreneur offers insight to students about entrepreneurship

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Snowy weather leads to poor turnout at Electric Vehicle Ride and Drive

Students, faculty and the public had the opportunity to test-drive electric vehicles on Tuesday, and the University celebrated the installation of a new charging station on campus.

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UMass psychologists study the effects of casual video games

Results show a variety of cognitive benefits based on age.

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UMass geoscientists finds 2012 lunar models similar to model from 1960s

University of Massachusetts geoscientist Donald Wise says it might be time to revise our ideas of the moon’s origins.

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UMass considers a virtual bookstore

Declining sales at on-campus bookstores and the high cost of textbooks has prompted the administration to seek a digital alternative.

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UMass professor gives climate change lecture

Dr. Richard Palmer spoke about sustainability and collaboration as a problem-solving strategy as part of the University’s Distinguished Faculty Lecture Series.

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UMass mathematician receives two international prizes

Professor is awarded for his contributions to mathematics

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