Amherst Survival Center

UMass Dining is hosting their annual Dash & Dine race on April 12th at 11am to support the Amherst Survival Center and to promote healthy eating and fitness. Last year they raised $5,000 for the cause and this year they are hoping to double it. Garrett DiStefano...

Ten Years of Making Connections

Prof. Mike Hannahan, Director of Civic Initiative at the University of Massachusetts in Amherst, discusses “Ten Years of Making Connections.” The civic initiative, which is celebrating its 10th anniversary, brings UMass students in contact with students from...

UMass Biological Archaeology & Forensics

Ventura R. Pérez, Ph.D., Editor-in-Chief of Landscapes of Violence and Associate Professor of Biological Archaeology in the Department of Anthropology at UMass Amherst, talks about his field school and his class that deals with bio-archaeology and forensic...

UMass Comes to Springfield

UMass & Towersquare (owned by Mass Mutual) have formed a unique partnership in offering local citizens the opportunity to attend UMass right in downtown Springfield. The university will lease over 27,000 square feet on the 2nd floor of the building just in time...

Prof. Ray Bradley on Global Warming

Climatologist Professor Ray Bradley, Director of the Climate Research Center at the University of Massachusetts Amherst discusses his continuing concerns that not enough is being done to limit the use of fossil fuels and slow the threat of global...

Astronomy Professor Daniela Calzetti

Daniela Calzetti, an astronomy professor from UMass, talks about space in conjunction with this week’s space-themed NOVA programming. A specialist in how galaxies are formed, Calzetti is known worldwide for “Calzetti’s Law,” a tool she developed in the mid-1990s that,...

Boston Bombing Six Month Remembrance

Dr. Pierre Rouzier, a primary care provider with The University of Massachusetts Health Services, was at the finish line the day of the Boston Marathon Bombings as a volunteer medic and scrambled to triage the casualties on-site following the bombings.  He shares his...