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.

VIDEO: Divest UMass protestor speaks on arrest and solidarity

Divest protester and UMass sophomore Maddy McLaughlin details the arrest process during the sit-ins.

VIDEO: Divest UMass holds week-long sit-in protest

The campaign attracted hundreds of supporters to demand the UMass Foundation stop investing in top fossil fuel companies.

It is time for our administration to lead with us

Sarah Jacqz and Shawn Provost illustrate why UMass needs to take their divestment commitment to the next level, if serious change is to be made.

The real challenge in fossil fuel divestment

Ian Hagerty argues that while the new coal divestment decision by UMass is a step in the right direction, the road to divest from all fossil fuels has just begun.

Students to keep pushing Board of Trustees, UMass Foundation to divest from fossil fuels

Faculty and alumni plan on joining students in getting a broader divestment commitment in light of the University’s recent announcement that it would divest from direct investments in coal companies.

UMass Foundation to divest from direct investments in coal companies

UMass Foundation announced it will divest from direct investments in coal companies.