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Archive for March, 2015

UMass Arbor Team Wins First Place in PLANET Competition and Alumna Places in International Tree Climbing Competition

Posted: March 24th, 2015
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UMass Team in First Place We would like to thank all who helped to make this year’s UMass / Stockbridge PLANET Team a success. PLANET 2015 was held in Raleigh, NC and your financial support is what helped to get us there. This year there were 64 schools from across North America with over 800+ […]

NRC Student, Michael Roberts won second place in UMass Amherst Libraries Undergraduate Sustainability Research Award

Posted: March 11th, 2015
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Our student Michael Roberts won a second place in UMass Amherst Libraries Undergraduate Sustainability Research Award!  His paper was a team effort in Water resources management class in Fall – “Coastal Erosion in Cape Cod, Massachusetts: Finding Sustainable Solutions”

NRC Undergraduate Wins New England Outdoor Writers Scholarship

Posted: March 4th, 2015
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NRC Undergraduate, Harry Spampinato won the New England Outdoor Writers Scholarship for UMass this year. The award will be given at the NEOWA’s 73rd Annual Meeting and Scholarship Awards Luncheon  on Saturday, April 18, 2015

Schreyer introduces elementary school kids to 3D printing

Posted: March 3rd, 2015

Posted on March 2nd, 2015 Tags: CAD, Schreyer, Service / Outreach   Often called the third industrial revolution, digital-based manufacturing and especially 3D printing is a technology that can enable easy (home-)production of various consumer and industrial goods. To demonstrate this technology to the next generation of designers and engineers, BCT Program Director Alexander Schreyer […]

UMass Amherst ecologists help analyze data for Elephants Without Borders

Posted: March 3rd, 2015

Africa’s Great Elephant Census One Year On March 2, 2015 Contact: Janet Lathrop 413/545-0444   AMHERST, Mass. – The first year of the largest-ever census of savannah elephants in Africa is drawing to a close this month, aided by wildlife ecologist Curtice Griffin and postdoctoral researcher Scott Schlossberg at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, who […]