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UMass Dartmouth scientists deploy new video system to survey Atlantic Cod population on the Stellwagen Bank fishing grounds

Filed in Featured, General by on February 23, 2017
UMass Dartmouth scientists deploy new video system to survey Atlantic Cod population on the Stellwagen Bank fishing grounds

School for Marine Science and Technology team aims to measure abundance, density, and size distribution to aid in management of the fishery. Last week scientists from UMass Dartmouth’s School for Marine Science & Technology (SMAST) and fishermen successfully deployed a new video survey system they believe can provide more accurate measurements of the Atlantic cod […]

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New Trimble Technology Lab Gift to UMass Amherst Expands Training and Research for Building Design and Fabrication

New Trimble Technology Lab Gift to UMass Amherst Expands Training and Research for Building Design and Fabrication

SUNNYVALE, Calif. and AMHERST, Mass., – A significant in-kind gift from Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) will expand the University of Massachusetts Amherst’s leadership in training and research in 3D building design, digital fabrication and the sustainable built environment. Partnering with Trimble allows UMass Amherst to more fully integrate across its curricula the technological tools that are […]

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The University launches a new Public Records website in accordance with State Law

Filed in Featured, General by on January 26, 2017
The University launches a new Public Records website in accordance with State Law

As a state agency, the University of Massachusetts receives hundreds of public records requests every year.  From Board of Trustees documents to budget and other financial information, each request must be promptly evaluated and filled.  That process often requires considerable staff resources—from the system office and from the campuses. On June 3, 2016, Governor Baker […]

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Leading by Example, Sustainability at the University of Massachusetts

Filed in Efficiency, Featured, General by on January 19, 2017
Leading by Example, Sustainability at the University of Massachusetts

The UMass System has been awarded the 2016 Leading by Example (LBE) Award from the Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources (DOER). On December 6, 2016 the University was honored at the 10th Annual Leading by Example Award ceremony at the State House in Boston. According to the award guidelines, Commonwealth agencies, public higher education institutions, […]

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Massachusetts Selected to Partner in Biopharmaceutical Manufacturing Innovation

Massachusetts Selected to Partner in Biopharmaceutical Manufacturing Innovation

UMass Medical School to participate in public-private partnership to develop and commercialize new advanced manufacturing technologies The Commonwealth of Massachusetts has been named a partner in the nation’s first manufacturing innovation institute in biopharmaceutical manufacturing, and UMass Medical School is one of five universities supporting the effort, according to an announcement from Gov. Charlie Baker. […]

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