Massachusetts Daily Collegian

The new seventh natural wonder

By Carolyn Tiernan

April 26, 2012

This past weekend, I went on the last journey included in my program: a 2-night trip to the province of Misiones in Argentina to visit Las Cataratas de Iguazu (Iguazu waterfalls). Iguazu is one of the new Seven Natural Wonders of the World, and is l...

Moho students head to Brazil

By Michelle Williams

April 23, 2012

For those interested in environmental policies, attending the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development, more commonly known as the Rio+20, may be a dream. For five Mount Holyoke College students, this dream has be...

Brazilian general consul talks economy

By Ardee Napolitano

November 16, 2011

Brazil has come an incredibly long way in terms of economic growth and political stability, said Fernando de Mello Barreto, the consul general of Brazil in Boston, in a talk yesterday titled “Brazil Today” at the University...

Brazil’s consul general in Boston to visit UMass today

By Staff

November 15, 2011

Ambassador Fernando de Mello Barreto, Brazil’s consul general in Boston, will visit campus today to talk about the economy of Brazil, current events and Brazilian students who study abroad. To welcome the diplomat, dining...

UMass Engineers Without Borders chapter digs for potable water in Brazil

By Zachary Weishar

November 15, 2010

Deep in the Amazon rainforest, the community of Assis, Brazil is plagued by contaminated water sources and inadequate means of sanitation. As a part of the Chico Mendes Extractivist Reserve, this community of rubber tap...