Scrolling Headlines:

UMass tuition set to rise 3-4 percent for 2017-2018 school year -

July 18, 2017

PVTA potential cuts affect UMass and five college students -

July 10, 2017

New director of student broadcast media at UMass this fall -

July 10, 2017

Whose American Dream? -

June 24, 2017

Man who threatened to bomb Coolidge Hall taken into ICE custody -

June 24, 2017

Cale Makar drafted by Colorado Avalanche in first round of 2017 NHL Entry Draft -

June 24, 2017

Conservatives: The Trump experiment is over -

June 17, 2017

UMass basketball lands transfer Kieran Hayward from LSU -

May 18, 2017

UMass basketball’s Donte Clark transferring to Coastal Carolina -

May 17, 2017

Report: Keon Clergeot transfers to UMass basketball program -

May 15, 2017

Despite title-game loss, Meg Colleran’s brilliance in circle was an incredible feat -

May 14, 2017

UMass softball loses in heartbreaker in A-10 title game -

May 14, 2017

Navy sinks UMass women’s lacrosse 23-11 in NCAA tournament second round, ending Minutewomen’s season -

May 14, 2017

UMass softball advances to A-10 Championship game -

May 13, 2017

UMass basketball adds Rutgers transfer Jonathan Laurent -

May 13, 2017

UMass women’s lacrosse gets revenge on Colorado, beat Buffs 13-7 in NCAA Tournament First Round -

May 13, 2017

Meg Colleran dominates as UMass softball tops Saint Joseph’s, advances in A-10 tournament -

May 12, 2017

Rain keeps UMass softball from opening tournament play; Minutewomen earn A-10 honors -

May 11, 2017

Former UMass football wide receiver Tajae Sharpe accused of assault in lawsuit -

May 10, 2017

Justice Gorsuch can save the UMass GEO -

May 10, 2017

Young and old protest for future generations at 2017 climate march

A bus of 55 activists drove from Amherst to Washington D.C. for the march.

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New Design Building officially opened

Ribbon-cutting ceremony attended by distinguished guests and faculty.

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Dissecting Science: Episode Three

Watch as Kylee takes you into the new (and very sustainable) UMass design building, packed with hidden features and engineering breakthroughs!
Also, mammoths may/may not be making a comeback.

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Students and community members gather to celebrate science for Earth Day

Earth Day gathering was one of the satellite events of the March for Science.

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Environmental journalists face challenges under Trump administration

Mongabay.com reporters consider strategies for reporting on climate change during the Trump presidency at UMass panel. 

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Dissecting Science: Episode Two

Learn about the nutritional facts of insects and why people eat them

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Dissecting Science: Episode one

Sam Anderson and Kylee Denesha experiment with methods of ancient chinese medicine.

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Challenges seen in reaching University sustainability goals

University expansion viewed as difficult in conjunction with sustainability goals.

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UMass STEM seminar promotes positive psychology

The seminar discussed ideas such as observation, mindfulness and learning.

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Winning Hult Prize team at UMass to travel to semi-finals of competition in March

Team of sophomores developed the idea for a social and professional network for refugees.

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UMass professors offer perspectives on the drought

This year’s drought is serious, but the town of Amherst’s water supplies will not likely run out, according to an associate professor of geosciences.

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UMass engineers awarded three-year cancer research grant

The researchers will receive $425,000 from the National Science Foundation to study metastatic cancer.

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Astronomy department head hosting sundial and sky-watching event

Stephen Schneider will mark the beginning of the autumnal equinox with a pair of gatherings at the UMass Sunwheel today.

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New app called Swpr. launched to combat hunger on college campus

Swpr. app to attempt to combat hunger on UMass campus.

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Governor Baker to award UMass $5 million for cybersecurity and technology

Grant from Commonwealth will allow university’s partnerships to expand computing facilities and training programs.

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UMass solar energy initiative to install new solar panels and provide electrical power at discounted rates

New initiative aims to save electricity costs for the university by $6.2 million in a span of 20 years.

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Hampshire College to become entirely solar powered with installation of 15,000 panels.

The College aims to slash carbon emissions, and its electricity bill, with new solar energy system.

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UMass announces new School of Earth and Sustainability

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.

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UMass professor speaks about gender disparity in STEM fields

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.

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UMass professors receive grant to explore the past effects of Greenland’s climate change

National Science Foundation funds team’s in-field research.

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