Massachusetts Daily Collegian

College of Nursing receives $50,000 grant

By Marie MacCune

October 24, 2013

The University of Massachusetts’ College of Nursing was recently awarded a $50,000 grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the American Association of Colleges of Nursing. The grant will be divided into five awards of $10,000 that w...

UMass researchers working to develop protective ‘second skin’ for military uniforms

By Chelsie Field

November 28, 2012

Research teams at the University of Massachusetts, along with several other organizations, have received a five-year $1.8 million grant to develop a new layer of protection in the fabric of future military uniforms, according...

Town of Amherst receives a $300,000 grant

By Sam Hayes

November 19, 2012

The Town of Amherst received a $300,000 grant from the Department of Justice’s Office on Violence Against Women last week to expand services to aid survivors of sexual and domestic violence in the community. The Amhers...

State gives $85 million for a new science building

By Katie Landeck

October 4, 2012

The state released $85 million to the University of Massachusetts on Tuesday to fund the construction of a new sciences building on campus. The building, which will house the chemistry and physics programs, will be comple...

UMass researcher seeks to prevent diabetes in mothers

By David Barnstone

October 4, 2012

By making a few simple changes in the year following their baby’s birth, one University of Massachusetts researcher thinks mothers may be able to prevent the onset of chronic diseases like diabetes. Lisa Chasan-Taber, a UMass...

UMass receives $308,000 grant from Massachusetts Life Science Center

By Katie Landeck

September 27, 2012

The University of Massachusetts has received a $308,000 grant from the Massachusetts Life Science Center to research market opportunities for life sciences in western Massachusetts, according to a University press release. The...

Everywoman’s Center receives a $112,000 grant

By Collegian News Staff

October 19, 2011

In order to provide outreach, counseling, and sexual assault prevention education to rural communities in Hampshire County, the Everywoman’s Center received a three-year, $112,000 grant from the Department of Public Health,...