Massachusetts Daily Collegian

National Geographic Speaker discusses human connection with trees

By Chelsea Whitton

April 28, 2010

Filed under Environment

In coordination with National Arbor Day on April 30 and as part of the “Spring 2010 TEI Environmental Lecture Series,” the University of Massachusetts hosted a lecture by Nalini Nadkarni, a National Geographic Speaker, Tuesday...

Commonwealth Honors College Hosts Lectures on Sustainability and Environment

By Kat Manser

April 28, 2010

Filed under Environment

As part of the 40th Earth Day and Commonwealth Honors College’s tenth birthday, a series of “Daffodil Lectures” were held in the Integrated Sciences Building on sustainability and the environment last Saturday. The lecture...

Slideshow: Nor’easter pummels North Shore

By Justin Gagnon

February 28, 2010

Filed under Archives, Environment, Local News, Slideshows, Web-Exclusive

A nor'easter hit the North Shore on the night of Feb. 25 into the following morning. The storm pulled trees from the ground, ripped roofs off of houses and businesses, and even started a fire. Many cars were crushed by fallen trees and parts of buildings. Crews are working around the clock to clean up the mess, but a handful of houses are still without electricity....

Amherst sleeps out to protest climate change

By Lauren Vincent

February 21, 2010

Filed under Campus News, Environment

Christopher Potter has been living in a tent on the University of Massachusetts campus for 121 days. The sophomore political science major is protesting the use of fossil fuels for electricity by refusing to sleep in the dorms...

MASSPIRG urges better recycling in the Commonwealth

By Ted Rogers

February 2, 2010

Filed under Archives, Campus News, Environment

Imagine Fenway Park, filled to the brim with water and Gatorade bottles.   According to Angelica Carey, a sophomore Biology major at the University of Massachusetts, this is around the amount of plastic bottles that could be...

Presentation designed to raise awareness about sport organizations’ carbon impact

By Tim Jones

November 3, 2009

Filed under Environment

A presentation designed to raise awareness about the carbon impact that sports organizations are leaving will be held on Wednesday, Nov. 4 in the Isenberg School of Management at 7:30 p.m. The event, “Challenges and Triumphs...