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Scientific Glassblowing at the College of Natural Sciences, UMass Amherst

Scientific Glassblowing at the College of Natural Sciences, UMass Amherst

Glass has always been a part of scientific discovery. My mission in this lab is to make the best scientific apparatus for researchers. I enjoy trying to help scientists working on research that they’ve never done before. It’s…

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Daniel Ellsberg spoke at the Annual Friends of the Libraries Reception at UMass Amherst

Daniel Ellsberg spoke at the Annual Friends of the Libraries Reception at UMass Amherst

So greetings, and welcome to the 21st Annual Friends of the UMass Library’s fall reception. I’m Simon Neame, Dean of Libraries here at UMass Amherst. And today I have the honor of welcoming you to a very, very…

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Mount Ida Campus Provides UMass Amherst Intern Access to Boston

Mount Ida Campus Provides UMass Amherst Intern Access to Boston

[MUSIC PLAYING] I knew that I wanted to work in the Boston area. And I thought this internship at Brigham and Women’s Hospital was an opportunity to test the waters, to really expand my horizons. My biggest takeaway…

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UMass Amherst Momentum

UMass Amherst Momentum

[MUSIC PLAYING] By every measure, the University of Massachusetts Amherst, the Commonwealth’s flagship campus, has joined the ranks of the finest public universities in America. Over the past five years, our national ranking has climbed more than 20…

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High Density Apple Orchards: Research That Matters at UMass Amherst

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The move to high density apple production systems has been the number one change in orchards in the last 25 years. It’s proven to bring greater profitability and makes these orchards more sustainable, which is really what it’s…

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Innovators at UMass Amherst

Innovators at UMass Amherst

[MUSIC PLAYING] Massachusetts has always been fertile ground for innovation dating back to its primary role in the Industrial Revolution. Today, technology and research have replaced textile mills and assembly lines, but the Bay state is still the…

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UMass Cold Spring Orchard and Big Y Worldclass Market

UMass Cold Spring Orchard and Big Y Worldclass Market

[MUSIC PLAYING] Big Y World Class Market locations sell crisp beautiful apples grown at University of Massachusetts own orchard in Belchertown. You can pick these delicious crunchy apples right off our shelves. Our partnership with UMass is good…

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String Studies at UMass Amherst Department of Music & Dance

String Studies at UMass Amherst Department of Music & Dance

[MUSIC PLAYING] Every time I pick up my viola, it’s just really about not only trying to play my best but really to show the music to people the way I feel it. [VIOLA PLAYING] I see the…

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Cancer Immunotherapy Research at UMass Amherst

Cancer Immunotherapy Research at UMass Amherst

[MUSIC PLAYING] So we have different approaches that we are working on, so that as many patients as possible can benefit from these therapies. First thing is to understand how the immune system works. The second approach we…

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New Species of Rock-eating Clam Discovered by UMass Amherst Researcher

New Species of Rock-eating Clam Discovered by UMass Amherst Researcher

[MUSIC PLAYING] [water lapping] I’ve actually got some massive holes were these big animals used to live. [MUSIC PLAYING] [water lapping] You see that they’re quite unusual looking bivalves. There we go. Just give them a little rinse….

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