News & Announcements Archive

EweMass Wool Blankets Available for Purchase

The EweMass Wool Blankets are now available!  Woven in Massachusetts from wool produced in Massachusetts, the blankets contain at least 20 percent wool from sheep at the UMass Amherst Hadley Farm; the blankets also include wool from sheep belonging to alumni or families of alumni.   Read more »

Special VASCI Event - All Creatures Furry and Fun!

On Wellness Wednesday - April 14 - Join the VASCI fun! 2-3:30 PM: Live online event. Games, Videos, Awards, Prizes   Read more »

Information for Becker College Students

Information for Becker College Students   Read more »

Meet the New Class .... of UMass Amherst Lambs

Last month, 32 lambs and five kids were born at the UMass Farm, watch the video of the new lambs.   Read more »

Upcoming Events for Undergraduate Students

Upcoming Events for Undergraduate Students   Read more »

Panel: Making the Case: The COVID-19 Vaccine

VASCI faculty member, immunologist, Dr. Barbara Osborne will be participating in a panel discussion about COVID-19 vaccines on Tuesday, March 2, 2021, 4:00-5:30pm.   Read more »

COVID-19 antibodies found in new moms' early breastmilk

Antibodies to the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus were detected in colostrum, which is early breastmilk, from 14 of 15 women who had tested positive for COVID-19 before giving birth, according to preliminary findings from research led by a University of Massachusetts Amherst breast cancer researcher, Kathleen Arcaro and a University of Massachusetts Medical School obstetrician-gynecologist, Dr. Heidi Leftwich.   Read more »

UMass Embryologist Kim Tremblay Will Explore the Secrets of Liver Regeneration

UMass embryologist, Kim Tremblay, PhD will investigate the liver’s exceptional ability to replace dead or injured cells, exploring how this emerges during embryonic development.   Read more »

Saman Nayyab has been awarded a Fellowship from the Male Contraceptive Initiative

Saman Nayyab has been awarded a Fellowship from the Male Contraceptive Initiative. MCI’s Fellowship Program is designed to give talented young researchers a path towards success.   Read more »

Dr. Goldsby selected as a 2021 Distinguished Fellow of the American Association of Immunologists

Richard Goldsby, PhD has been selected as a 2021 Distinguished Fellow of the American Association of Immunologists.   Read more »