Tag: UMass System

UMass Dartmouth’s CSCVR contributes GPU servers to enhance UMass-wide computational facility

Filed in Featured, General, Innovation by and on April 13, 2017
UMass Dartmouth’s CSCVR contributes GPU servers to enhance UMass-wide computational facility

The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth’s Center for Scientific Computing & Visualization Research (CSCVR) has contributed 120 GPU servers to the UMass shared computational cluster installed at the MGHPCC.  The UMass shared cluster at the MGHPCC is a large (~15,000) processor-core supercomputer system that serves the entire UMass system’s computational scientists. From astrophysicists at the Amherst […]

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Top Articles of Winter 2016

Filed in Featured, General by on March 30, 2017
Top Articles of Winter 2016

I would like to feature some of the top articles from the past quarter. We have seen many new accomplishments such as the third Maritime Innovations Conference at UMass Dartmouth, UMass Medical School’s partnership in Biopharmaceutical Manufacturing, UMass System earning the 2016 Leading by Example (LBE) Award for sustainability efforts, student successes, and many more. But what are […]

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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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Commonwealth’s Annual Performance Recognition Program 2016

Filed in Featured, General by on November 1, 2016
Commonwealth’s Annual Performance Recognition Program 2016

Every year, for thirty-two years now, the Commonwealth’s Human Resources Division coordinates the annual Commonwealth of Massachusetts Performance Recognition Program (PRP). The Performance Recognition Program is a great way to acknowledge, encourage, and reinforce an individual or team’s outstanding performance. These awards recognize employees who consistently demonstrate innovation, dedication, and a commitment to excellence. The […]

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Inaugural UMass System-Wide Information Technology Conference: UMass IT Teams Come Together to Promote Efficiency & Effectiveness

Filed in Featured, General by , and on October 18, 2016
Inaugural UMass System-Wide Information Technology Conference: UMass IT Teams Come Together to Promote Efficiency & Effectiveness

On August 5, 2016, UMass Amherst hosted the inaugural UMass System-Wide Information Technology (IT) Conference to grow IT collaborations across the University of Massachusetts system. Over 150 IT professionals from the five campuses (Amherst, Boston, Dartmouth, Lowell, and the Medical School) and the President’s Office convened for a day of networking and dialogue in order […]

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