News & Announcements Archive

UMass Ranks #24!!!!

The University of Massachusetts Amherst has climbed into the Top 25 of the nation’s premier public universities, coming in at No. 24 among the approximately 130 public institutions ranked in the Best Colleges 2020 guide published by U.S. News & World Report.   Read more »


Ankita Mitra, PhD candidate working in the Osborne lab will present her thesis defense titled “Regulation of notch ligand expression on CD4 T cells” on Monday, September 9..   Read more »

2019 Belted Galloway Calves

VASCI had a very successful calving season with the birth of 7 calves (5 heifers and 2 bulls).   Read more »

VASCI Farm Management Summer Intern

Stephanie Puro, BS Animal Science ‘20 was the 2019 summer VASCI Farm Management Intern.   Read more »

Goli Ardestani, Ph.D. Candidate presents at Gordon Research Seminar

Goli Ardestani, Ph.D. candidate was selected to present at the recent Gordon Research Seminar.   Read more »

4-H Summer of Science at UMass Hadley Farm

Middle and High School students from across the state were engaged in hands-on learning at the UMass Hadley Farm as part of the 4-H Summer of Science Youth Development program.   Read more »

Introducing "Bay State Ophelia"

Introducing the newest Morgan horse at the UMass Hadley Farm, Bay State Ophelia!   Read more »

Upcoming Equine Events at UMass Hadley Farm

Upcoming Equine Events at UMass Hadley Farm     Read more »

The Newest Addition at the UMass Hadley Farm

We are thrilled to announce the arrival of our newest addition at the UMass Hadley Farm: a Hanoverian foal named “Stockbridge Sonnet UM” lovingly nicknamed “Levi”.   Read more »

Veterinary Technology - New Major to be introduced in Spring 2020

The UMass Amherst Veterinary Technology program at the Amherst and Mt. Ida campuses trains future Veterinary Technologists by offering a science degree that offers depth in a basic science and veterinary medicine curriculum combined with a breadth of general education classes across disciplines.   Read more »