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Archive for September, 2012

MS Comprehensive Exams

Posted: September 14th, 2012

To: All ECo MS degree graduate students From: McGarigal Re: Comprehensive Exam All MS degree students in the ECo Graduate Program must pass a standardized comprehensive exam prior to their last academic semester, as per the ECo Graduate Program requirements detailed in the ECo student handbook available on line. The Fall 2012 exam will be […]

Randhir keynotes climate change seminar in India

Posted: September 11th, 2012

Timothy Randhir, associate professor of Environmental Conservation, was a keynote speaker at a national seminar on climate change held Aug. 16 at Bharathiar University in Coimbatore, India. Inaugurated by the vice-chancellor of the university, the one-day event included several presentations from experts and researchers in India on climatic change issues. In his remarks, Randhir highlighted […]

ECO/US​DA Forest Service Fa​mily Forest Research​ Center hosting IUFR​O international work​ing group on campus ​Sept 24-27​

Posted: September 11th, 2012

Congratulations to our Family Forest Research Team for hosting a major international conference at UMass! Over 80 participants from 18 countries will be convening on campus Sept 24-27 for the  the International Union of Forest Research Organizations Small-scale Forestry working group 2012 conference.  Thanks to the hard work of our Family Forest Research Team, the conference […]

Andy Danylchuk’s documentary “Fish Meat” accepted into the Blue Ocean Film Festival in Monterey, CA

Posted: September 11th, 2012

Michael Moore move over!  Our very own Andy Danylchuk’s documentary – Fish Meat – was accepted into the Blue Ocean Film Festival in Monterey, CA later this month ( This is one of the premier ocean film festivals in the world, and will be attended by folks like the Cousteau family, James Cameron, and Sylvia […]

Life Sciences Graduate Student Research Symposium

Posted: September 11th, 2012

Life Sciences Graduate Student Research Symposium Campus Center