News & Announcements Archive

Life Science Career Panel - March 4

Janet Bordwin, M.Ed, Director, Career & Professional Development Center for the College of Natural Sciences is hosting a Life Sciences Career Panel on Wed, March 4 at 5:30pm in Morrill I room N-375.   Read more »

UMass Veterinary Technology program will host an open house on the UMass-Mt. Ida Campus on March 7

On March 7, 2020 the UMass Veterinary Technology program will host an open house on the UMass-Mt. Ida Campus.   Read more »

Wei Cui Receives Grant from National Institute of Child Health and Human Development

Dr. Cui has recently been awarded an R21 grant (R21HD098686) from the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development of NIH to improve the pre-implantation IVF embryo culture by providing a biomimetic microenvironment.   Read more »

VASCI Seeks Animal Science Lecturer

The Department of Veterinary and Animal Sciences (VASCI) at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst invites applications for a non-tenure track, calendar-year (12 month) Lecturer position.   Read more »

Kathleen ArcaroUMass Amherst Researcher Aims to Develop New Screening for BRCA-Positive Breastfeeding Women

University of Massachusetts Amherst cancer researchers hope to develop a new, noninvasive test that uses women’s breast milk to detect breast cancer in its earliest stages       Read more »

New Veterinary Tech program links UMass Amherst and Mount Ida Campuses

The Department of Veterinary and Animal Sciences is now offering a Bachelor of Science degree in Vterinary Technology.    Read more »

Winter Traveling Dairy Course 2020

Eight VASCI students travelled to Maine with Dr. Huyler and students and instructors from the Universities of Connecticut, Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont to visit 9 dairy farms, a cheese producing dairy company, IDEXX Laboratories, Inc., and meet with industry leaders.   Read more »

UMass Amherst Receives State Approval to Offer Bachelor’s Degree in Veterinary Technology

The University of Massachusetts Amherst has received approval from the Massachusetts Department of Higher Education to offer a new bachelor of science degree in veterinary technology.   Read more »

UMass Amherst Researchers Identify New Mechanism Involved in Promoting Breast Cancer

A new approach to studying the effects of two common chemicals used in cosmetics and sunscreens found they can cause DNA damage in breast cells at surprisingly low concentrations, while the same dose did not harm cells without estrogen receptors.   Read more »

Pobezinsky Lab Awarded $2.7M Grant

Leonid Pobezinsky, PhD has been awarded $2.7M a National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Grant.     Read more »