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Kristina Stinson: Earlier Springs Mean Longer, More Severe Allergy Seasons

Posted: July 11th, 2018

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Associated General Contractors of Massachusetts Creates Endowment for BCT Program at UMass

Posted: July 9th, 2018
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May 18, 2018

AMHERST, Mass. – The University of Massachusetts Amherst has received a $100,000 gift from the Associated General Contractors of Massachusetts (AGC MA) of Wellesley, Massachusetts. The gift, also made possible through the Construction Industry Association of Western Massachusetts in Springfield, will provide support for the building and construction technology (BCT) program and its students. The BCT program is part of the department of environmental conservation in the College of Natural Sciences.

AGC MA is the state’s leading commercial construction association. The gift represents the second endowment dedicated to supporting UMass Amherst’s BCT program. In addition to providing financial support for BCT’s programs, the gift will make it

Reviving the Noble Elm

Posted: July 2nd, 2018

Courtesy of UMass News & Media:    It takes the mind of an urban forester to envision how a seed the size of a pinky nail will grow into a towering elm tree. “That’s the future, right there,” says Justin Hailey ’18S, ’20, as he gently pokes an elm seed into a seed tray in […]