AMHERST - University of Massachusetts Chancellor Robert C. Holub reiterated his plea to the campus community to institute "an array of changes" that will help the university save money, increase revenues and move the university forward toward reaching its goal of becoming an upper-tier research institution.
Every metal casing, circuit board, plastic tab and wire, every precious metal, battery and screw is removed - from what used to be a personal computer or a printer or a VCR or a TV remote - placed in a bin and given another life at Environmental Integrity Co. here.
The numbers this year for the Eastern States Exposition were as big as the fair itself. Beside record attendance and record revenues, the tonnage of culinary concoctions ingested by the nearly 1.3 million visitors during the 17-day run that ended Sunday was awe inspiring: 55,000 pounds of fried dough, more than 800,000 ounces of Coca-Cola - even 4,000 bowls of cream of broccoli soup.
Administrator job draws 40The Republican - MassLive.comThey are: Chrissy M. Archambault, who works in accounting; Ann E. Eaton, of 23 Hillcrest Park; Sarah Etelman of 8 Garden St.; Mount Holyoke College student ...and more »
Unions want casino building jobsThe Republican - MassLive.comAbout 35 percent of the 5000 union construction members in Western Massachusetts are out of work, Daniel D'Alma, president of the Pioneer Valley Building ...and more »
New projects on the Amherst campus include $44 million for a new science building, $20 million for facility demolition, $10.4 million for a tennis court enclosure and $13.5 million for renovations at Totman Gym.