News & Announcements Archive

Join us at the 82nd Bay State Livestock Classic!

The 82nd Classic will be held Saturday, April 8 at the UMass Hadley Farm with five classes of animal shows to attend: Goats, Sheep, Chicken, Horses and Cows, a petting zoo with baby kids and lambs and a special demonstration by the UMass Mounted Police. Free Admission and Free Parking!   Read more »

Z-stack montage of the distribution of the CAMKII FRET sensor Camui in a mouse eCNS Study Featured in Science Ad for Gordon Research Conference on Fertilization & Activation of Development

This image of a Z-stack montage of the distribution of the CAMKII FRET sensor Camui in a mouse egg, created at the UMASS-Amherst Light Microscopy Facility, was recently selected to be included within the upcoming GRC Science ad.   Read more »

UMass Amherst Celebrates Black Heritage Month

The University of Massachusetts Amherst is hosting more than a dozen events throughout the month of February in observance of Black Heritage Month.   Read more »

College of Natural Sciences Launches Redesigned Website

CNS dean Steve Goodwin, who has been a key member of the planning team, says, “It’s exciting to have a new website that has so many useful features and that really showcases the college’s strengths and resources for both external and internal audiences.”   Read more »

Pre-Veterinary Medicine Summer Pre-College at UMass June 25 - July 1, 2017

The Pre-Veterinary Medicine program is an immersion experience for high school students seeking to learn about (1) the field of veterinary medicine, (2) the steps involved in successfully completing a pre-veterinary undergraduate program and becoming a competitive candidate for applying to veterinary school, and (3) the time and financial commitments involved in choosing this career path.   Read more »

EweMass Wool Blankets Available for Purchase

The EweMass Wool Blankets are baaaack! 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 »

UMass Amherst Named a ‘Best Value College’ by Kiplinger’s Personal Finance

Kiplinger’s Personal Finance magazine latest rankings, published Dec. 15, rate UMass Amherst as the 46th best value for Massachusetts residents and 52nd for out-of-state students. Both rankings are up 10 places from last year!   Read more »

UMass Amherst Names New Dean of the College of Natural Sciences

Tricia R. Serio, professor and head of the department of molecular and cellular biology at the University of Arizona, has been named dean of the College of Natural Sciences at the University of Massachusetts Amherst by Provost Katherine S. Newman. Serio is expected to assume her new duties on campus in August 2017.   Read more »

Shijun J. Zheng, DVM, PhD hosts Dr.s Baldwin and Black at China Agricultural University.

Dr. Cynthia Baldwin and Dr. Sam Black travelled to the China Agricultural University in the fall of 2016, presented seminars and met with a former graduate students, Shijun Zheng, DVM,PhD. and Jun Tang, PhD. Dr. Zheng is a Professor of Microbiology and Immunology in the Department of Preventive Veterinary Medicine College of Veterinary Medicine at China Agricultural University.   Read more »

Nessim Watson, CNS career advisor now located in Morrill II, 337B

As part of the college’s commitment to expanding career services to our students, Nessim Watson ‘05 PhD, Assistant Director of Career Counseling, has recently moved to the CNS Advising Center full-time—his office is Morrill II 337B.   Read more »