News & Announcements Archive

Winter Traveling Dairy 2018

Students and faculty from the Universities of Maine, Massachusetts and New Hampshire spent January 8-12, 2018 learning firsthand by touring eleven dairy farms in central and northern Vermont including the University of Vermont’s dairy farm facility as well as participating in tours of Ben and Jerry’s Ice Cream plant, the St. Albans Creamery and the Miner Institute.   Read more »

arena classroomUMass Hadley Farm Arena Classroom Renovated

This classroom provides an excellent space at the Hadley Farm facility for Animal Science students to learn the hands-on practical skills pertaining to the daily management and welfare of the student-run UMass Boer Goat herd, Dorset Sheep herd, Equine herd and poultry flock.   Read more »

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 »