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Archive for December, 2014

Lena Fletcher, Ezra Markowitz, and Rick Harper Selected for Civic Engagement and Service-Learning Faculty Fellowships

Posted: December 12th, 2014

Congratulations!! Three Eco faculty, Lena Fletcher, Ezra Markowitz and Rick Harper, were selected for Civic Engagement and Service-Learning Faculty Fellowships for 2015.  These fellowships provide our faculty with a forum and support to incorporate service-learning into their courses and help students make significant contributions to the larger community. The University’s new strategic plan places strong priorities on […]

New Techniques for Estimating Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Reproduction 

Posted: December 3rd, 2014

Courtesy: UMass News and Media Relations  December 2, 2014 Contact: Janet Lathrop 413/545-0444 UMass Amherst Research Suggests More Accurate Stock Assessments are Possible AMHERST, Mass. – Using a new approach for determining the age at sexual maturity for wild stocks of western Atlantic bluefin tuna, researchers led by Molly Lutcavage of the University of Massachusetts […]

ECo and Stockbridge Students Rank in 2014 Tree Care Industry Association Competition

Posted: December 1st, 2014

The results are in from the 2014 TCI Expo Student Competition. In the Collegiate Woman’s Division Nicolette Eicholtz (Stockbridge 2014 / NRC – UF 2016) was in first place for the Work Climb,  Safety Gear Check  & overall first place in the women’s division. Robert Golden (Stockbridge 2015) was first place in the Safety Gear […]