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Archive for December, 2009

A Student with Building and Construction Technology wins prize in UMass Innovation Challenge

Posted: December 10th, 2009

Tracie Reed, a Masters of Architecture student at UMass was awarded one of two second prizes in the UMass Innovation Challenge for "Turf Builder", a web-based election canvassing tool. This prize carried a financial award of $1,000. Tracie has attended many BCT classes and her faculty sponsor for this competition was Alexander Schreyer, Lecturer in […]

Professor Juanes keynotes symposium on salmon in Taiwan

Posted: December 4th, 2009

Professor Francis Juanes of the Department of Natural Resources Conservation was a keynote speaker at the First International Symposium on Formosa landlocked salmon and masu salmon which took place Oct. 23-26 in Taipei, Taiwan. Of the seven species of Pacific salmon, only the masu salmon spawns exclusively in the western Pacific. Four subspecies of masou […]