News & Announcements Archive

Mount Ida Campus Veterinary Technology program donates PPE to South Shore Hospital

South Shore Hospital in Weymouth has received a donation of much-needed masks, gloves and gowns from the veterinary technology program at the UMass Amherst Mount Ida Campus.   Read more »

Teaching Giraffes to take Radiographs!

Rebecca Schneyer earned her BS in Animal Science in 2014 and is now employed as a Senior Keeper of Hooves & Horns at the Franklin Park Zoo in Boston, Massachusetts where she is teaching giraffes to place their hooves on blocks for radiographs.   Read more »

Breast milk - a liquid biopsy

Kathleen Arcaro, PhD is pioneering a noninvasive breast cancer screening method for BRCA-positive women.   Read more »

CANCELLED - Pre-Veterinary Medicine and Equine Science Summer Pre-College at UMass Amherst

We regret to say that in an effort to reduce the spread of COVID-19, UMass Summer Programs has suspended all in-person programs for summer 2020.   Read more »

Chancellor Announces Postponement of Commencement

Commencement, which was scheduled for Friday, May 8th, and all commencement weekend activities, will be postponed because of the ongoing prohibition of large gatherings and our own efforts to mitigate the spread of coronavirus/COVID-19.   Read more »

UMass Amherst Suspends all in-person classes through the end of the Spring 2020 Semester

On Friday, March 13 Chancellor Kumble R. Subbaswamy announced, “As efforts across the state, the nation, and the world to contain the coronavirus COVID-19 continue to intensify, today I am announcing that UMass Amherst will suspend all in-person classes, including laboratory, studio, capstone, and graduate courses, until the end of the semester.”   Read more »

Graduate Seminars have been cancelled

Graduate Seminars for the remainder of the semester have been cancelled.   Read more »

Bay State Livestock Classic Cancelled

The Bay State Livestock Classic scheduled for Saturday, April 4 has been cancelled.   Read more »

University of Massachusetts Amherst welcomes baby goats to campus

Jackson Cote of MassLive noticed our baby goats on the goat management facebook page and shared them on MassLive.   Read more »

UMass NESA Team competes at UNH

The UMass NESA team participated in the annual competetion hosted this year by the University of New Hampshire on Saturday, February, 15.   Read more »