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UMassGives – Conserve Our Natural Resources

Posted: April 27th, 2017

ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION DEPARTMENT Conserve Our Natural Resources #UMassGives2Conserve Environmental Conservation and Extension are working together to help fish, wildlife, and habitats adapt to a changing climate. Here in Massachusetts, the climate is already changing rapidly, with warmer winters and rising sea levels. These changes are having serious impacts on our wildlife, vegetation and forests, and […]

New School of Earth and Sustainability Launched

Posted: April 24th, 2017
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Schreyer Authors New Edition of ‘Fundamentals of Residential Construction’

Posted: April 19th, 2017
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Alexander Schreyer, director of the building and construction technology (BCT) program, has revised and expanded “Fundamentals of Residential Construction” to produce the fourth edition of the guide to professional construction of single-family and multifamily homes.

Schreyer joins Edward Allen, formerly of MIT, Yale University and the University of Oregon, and Robert Thallon of the University of Oregon, who wrote the book’s previous editions. The new edition, which is being published by John Wiley & Sons, promises to be essential to the process of learning about residential construction, according to the publisher.

“Construction is a slow-changi

Zulmai Moheb, Karen Alexander, and Kristina Stinson, Featured in UMass Magazine

Posted: April 11th, 2017
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Follow link for full stories: https://www.umass.edu/magazine/spring-2017/inquiring-minds

ECo PhD Student, Katherine McClellan Wins Three Minute Thesis Competition!

Posted: April 10th, 2017

Courtesy of UMass News and Media http://www.umass.edu/newsoffice/article/graduate-student-katherine-mcclellan-wins Graduate Student Katherine McClellan Wins Three Minute Thesis Competition Katherine McClellan, a graduate student in environmental conservation, is the $1,000 first-place winner of the university’s inaugural Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition. In her presentation, “Shark Sense: Navigating shark interactions with offshore renewable energy developments,” McClellan outlined her research […]