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Archive for October, 2011

Tornado Research & Restoration Work in Springfield Featured on Public Radio

Posted: October 28th, 2011

WAMC Northeast Public Radio recently featured a segment on the work of David Bloniarz,  Adjunct Assistant Professor and US Forest Service Research Scientist, on tornado assessment and regreening efforts in Springfield, MA, one of the communities affected by the June 1, 2011 tornado.  The report featured the initial findings from a micro-climate study that was […]

Seminar: “Green Building in Uganda” Room 202 Holdsworth Hall

Posted: October 12th, 2011

    Department of Enviromental Conservation Fall 2011 Seminar Series Holdsworth Hall Room 202     Speaker: David Damery, University of Massachusetts Amherst, Department of  Environmental Conservation For background information about Dr. Damery, visit: Seminar Series Information

Professor Curtice Griffin and Keith Nislow among Co-Principal Investigators to lead Northeast Climate Science Center consortium

Posted: October 11th, 2011

U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar has announced that the UMass campus has been chosen to lead a consortium of seven universities and host a major new center, the Northeast Climate Science Center through a five-year, $7.5 million grant. It will support federal, state and other agencies by studying the effects of climate change […]

College Day Cookout

Posted: October 5th, 2011

Grilled food and science at CNS College Day Cookout The campus is invited to join College of Natural Sciences dean Steve Goodwin, along with the associates deans, faculty and students for a mix of grilled food and science at the College Day Cookout on Thursday, Oct. 13, noon-1:30 p.m. The even takes place in the […]