Tag: Sustainability

A Climate for Change Research, Reflection, and Action around Climate Change

Filed in Efficiency, Featured, General by on April 11, 2017
A Climate for Change Research, Reflection, and Action around Climate Change

AMHERST, Mass. – Despite a late spring snowstorm, it was standing room only for The University of Massachusetts Amherst Libraries’ “A Climate for Change: Research, Reflection and Action around Climate Change,” on Saturday, April 1 at the W. E. B. Du Bois Library. The event featured a Sustainability Showcase of campus-based initiatives, talks by UMass […]

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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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UMass Amherst Installing Solar Panels to Reduce Emissions and Cut Electricity Costs

Filed in Efficiency, Featured, General by on July 28, 2016
UMass Amherst Installing Solar Panels to Reduce Emissions and Cut Electricity Costs

AMHERST, Mass. ­– The University of Massachusetts Amherst has embarked on a major solar energy initiative that will cut its electric bills by $6.2 million over 20 years and reduce greenhouse gas emissions by the equivalent of 31,000 non-metric tons of carbon dioxide. At no upfront cost to itself, UMass Amherst is installing 15,576 photovoltaic […]

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UMass Amherst’s Design Building, A Model of Sustainable Architecture

Filed in Efficiency, Featured, Innovation by on December 15, 2015
UMass Amherst’s Design Building, A Model of Sustainable Architecture

UMass Amherst is constructing a four-story, 87,500-square-foot building that will open in 2017. This building will house three academic programs from three separate colleges, Landscape Architecture & Regional Planning from the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences, the Department of Architecture from the College of Humanities and Fine Arts, and the Building and Construction Technology […]

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UMass Medical School Creates Dynamic Mobile App for 2015 NEGEA Retreat

Filed in Efficiency, Featured, Innovation by on May 12, 2015
UMass Medical School Creates Dynamic Mobile App for 2015 NEGEA Retreat

When we learned that UMass Medical School would be hosting the 2015 NEGEA Annual Retreat with the theme of “Advancing Medical Education: Aligning Teaching and Technology with Learning and Practice.”, the Future Tech team of UMass Medical School (UMMS) IT immediately engaged with a few key members of the NEGEA Steering Committee. With technology playing […]

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