News & Announcements Archive

Professor Black selected for the Chancellor's Medal

Professor Sam Black will be presented with the Chancellor’s Medal, the highest honor bestowed to faculty by the campus on Monday, February 5, 2018.   Read more »

New and Improved CNS Career Center Webpage

On the new and improved CNS Career Center webpage you will find information including: Career Coaching, Walk-In Resume Reviews with Career Peer Advisors, Career Guides, Big Interview Training System, Mock Interviews, UMass & CNS Job/Internship Database, Career Fairs, Networking Opportunities, CNS Career & Professional Development Workshops and more!   Read more »

Amherst Ranked 4th Safest College Town in US

Amherst has been named the fourth safest college town in America by the Safewise Report, an online home safety website.   Read more »

UMass Amherst Campus Ranked Among Nation’s Safest

UMass Amherst was ranked ninth among the nation’s Top 10 Safest College Campuses in a new report by College magazine.   Read more »

UMass Amherst Ranked a ‘Best Value’ Public University by Kiplinger’s

For a ninth straight year, UMass Amherst has been named to the 100 Best Values in Public Colleges by Kiplinger’s Personal Finance magazine.   Read more »

Poultry Show

Students in the Poultry Management course showcased their bird handling skills and knowledge of the anatomy and physiology of poultry and were graded based on their performance.   Read more »

Alfandari Awarded $1 Million Grant to Produce Monoclonal Antibodies for Research

Dominique Alfandari, recently received a four-year, $1 million National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant to produce and characterize monoclonal antibodies to proteins in a species of frog, Xenopus, used as a model system for developmental biology and human diseases.   Read more »

Kaitlin McGarvey '18 selected for Rising Researcher Award

As the commonwealth’s flagship public research university, UMass Amherst provides a unique opportunity for students to conduct hands-on research early in their academic careers. This semester, UMass honors six undergraduates with the Rising Researcher Award for their highly ambitious pursuit of research and scholarly activity.   Read more »

VASCI Alum, Kristina O'Keefe Accepts Position as North Attleboro Animal Control Officer/Shelter Director

Kristina O’Keefe earned her Bachelor of Science Degree in Animal Science here in 2015. In October of 2017 she shared this story with her former academic advisor, Kathleen Arcaro, saying “I hope this just provides another option for future students.”   Read more »

Inca llamaHappy 23rd Birthday to Inca!

The UMass Hadley Farm’s llama, Inca celebrated her 23rd Birthday on December 5.   Read more »