1. About Amherst

    Amherst

    Amherst is a town in Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States in the Connecticut River valley. As of the 2000 census, the population was 34,874. The town is home to Amherst College, Hampshire College, and the University of Massachusetts Amherst, three of the Five Colleges. The name of the town is correctly pronounced without the h ("AM-erst"), unlike some other towns of the same name.

    The communities of Amherst Center, North Amherst, and South Amherst are census-designated places.

    Amherst is part of the Springfield, Massachusetts Metropolitan Statistical Area.

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    1. This fits in perfectly with the mission of UMass Amherst.
      In Pilot Qteros biofuels plant in Springfield may have future creating ethanol microbes - MassLive.com
    2. We've really grown with Springfield, and we have the branch offices in Westfield and in Northampton and Amherst now.
      In STCC honors 6 businesses with induction into Western Massachusetts Entrepreneurship Hall of Fame
    3. Judge said the city will host its third developers' conference on Oct. 27 at the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. Another centerpiece will be the University of Massachusetts at Amherst's Clean Energy Connections third annual conference and opportunity fair set for Oct. 20 at the MassMutual Center. "The city is working so hard to create programs and images and perceptions that Springfield is a city on the move, Michel said.
      In Conference set on innovation
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    2. UMass President Marty Meehan to celebrate new UMass design building

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      UMass President Marty Meehan to celebrate new UMass design building ...n, University of Massachusetts Building Authority director of capital projects, and State Rep. Ellen Story, D-Amherst will be part of the celebration, according to a press release. When completed, the building will be ho... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Amherst

    3. Five College Consortium to meet with presidents, UMass chancellor to talk about book annex

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      Five College Consortium to meet with presidents, UMass chancellor to talk about book annex ...ooks from the five colleges in the consortium particularly the University of Massachusetts and Smith College. AMHERST - The executive director of Five Colleges, Inc. will be meeting with the leaders of the five campuses,... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Smith College   Amherst

    4. UMass President Marty Meehan pledges to keep tuition down, make Amherst campus a priority

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      UMass President Marty Meehan pledges to keep tuition down, make Amherst campus a priority ...there are only three "players" in the state: Harvard, MIT and UMass. Meehan underscored the importance of the Amherst campus, saying "as Amherst goes, so does the rest of the university system." During his first few mont... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Domenic J. Sarno   University of Massachusetts   Springfield

    5. Israel, a nation of business startups, can help WMass entrepreneurs and vice versa | masslive.com

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      Israel, a nation of business startups, can help WMass entrepreneurs and vice versa | masslive.com ...ey Venture Mentors, MassMutual and its Springfield Venture Fund for startups, the University of Massachusetts Amherst, the TechFoundry IT training program and TechSpring which is Baystate Health's collaborative work spac... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   MassMutual   West Springfield

    6. New office retail space in Hadley should open in November

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      New office retail space in Hadley should open in November ...He said no leases have been signed for the project called Mill Valley Commons. Mikhchi owns Reliance Auto and Amherst Auto Express in Amherst and Hadley Auto Express here. ... (Read Full Article)

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    7. MassMutual Data Science in Amherst: Big Data means big opportunity for Western Massachusetts | masslive.com

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      MassMutual Data Science in Amherst: Big Data means big opportunity for Western Massachusetts | masslive.com ...five of the Five Colleges Amherst College, Hampshire College, Mount Holyoke College, Smith College and UMass Amherst to hear about how the Big Data revolution is transforming businesses from machine shops to power util... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Smith College   MassMutual

    8. Western Mass "Big Data" Professionals Help to Cultivate Next Generation Tech Talent at 2015 MassBigData TechTrek

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      Western Mass "Big Data" Professionals Help to Cultivate Next Generation Tech Talent at 2015 MassBigData TechTrek ...nday, September 28, 2015, 5 – 7 p.m. WHERE:              MassMutual, Kendrick Place, 57 E. Pleasant Street, Amherst, MA 01002 WHO:              The Massachusetts Technology Collaborative’s Massachusetts Big Data Init... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Smith College   MassMutual

    9. 7 UMass researchers again named to list of leading 'scientific minds'

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      7 UMass researchers again named to list of leading 'scientific minds' ... Cited Researchers 2015 list. All seven were on last year's list as well, according to the release. The UMass Amherst researchers are among more than 3,000 in 21 fields who earned this distinction. They were cited "by wr... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Amherst

    10. Mass. Senate President Stan Rosenberg, other public officials reflect on passing of Amherst Town Manager John Musante

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      Mass. Senate President Stan Rosenberg, other public officials reflect on passing of Amherst Town Manager John Musante ...y of Massachusetts, Amherst said on Twitter that he is "Terribly saddened by the sudden passing of my friend, Amherst Town Manager John Musante." Even Amherst firefighters took to Facebook to express their sadness. "We a... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Amherst   Northampton

    11. Hilltown health center lands $1 million federal grant to open satellite center in Amherst

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      Hilltown health center lands $1 million federal grant to open satellite center in Amherst ...tly occupied by Amherst Leisure Services and Supplemental Education. The plan is to move those offices to the Amherst Regional Middle School March 1. Town Meeting in November will be asked to reapportion some money earma... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Amherst   Northampton   Ware

    12. UMass Amherst Researchers Receive $1 Million Grant to Improve Utility Smart Metering, Energy Services and Conservation | Office of News & Media Relations | UMass Amherst

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      UMass Amherst Researchers Receive $1 Million Grant to Improve Utility Smart Metering, Energy Services and Conservation | Office of News & Media Relations | UMass Amherst ...novation Capacity program today announced a three-year, $1 million grant to three University of Massachusetts Amherst researchers and others to work with Holyoke Gas Electric Co. (HGE) to develop smart energy services t... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Amherst   Holyoke

    13. Amherst Area Chamber to Present Networking Breakfast Sept. 18

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      Amherst Area Chamber to Present Networking Breakfast Sept. 18 ...The Amherst Area Chamber of Commerce will host a networking breakfast featuring UMass Amherst Director of Athletics Ryan Bamford on Friday, Sept. 18 from 7:15 to 9 a.m. at the Courtyard by Marriott, 423 Russell... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Amherst

    14. UMass Center in downtown Springfield launches 2nd year

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      UMass Center in downtown Springfield launches 2nd year ...0 Days in Springfield Isenberg School of Management part-time MBA program University Without Walls from UMass Amherst Addictions Counselor Education from from UMass-Boston Adult Career Pathways Adult Basic Education Prog... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Westfield State University   Baystate Health

    15. UMass Amherst textbook store now an Amazon pick-up center | masslive.com

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      UMass Amherst textbook store now an Amazon pick-up center | masslive.com UMass announced its partnership with Amazon in January. Like other bookstore arrangements, the university gets a cut from Amazon based on sales. Amazon also does a book buyback at the end of the semester, the company said in an email. UMass is the first East Coast university and only the third university in the country to go with Amazon as a textbook vendor. Amazon has relationships with the University of ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Amherst

    16. Nerd Summit: the local tech conference for everyone

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      Nerd Summit: the local tech conference for everyone ...d more, beginning Friday, Sept. 11 through Sunday, Sept. 13 at UMass Amherst's Conference Center. Nerd summit Amherst - NERD Summit is back. All are welcome to a free weekend of workshops, trainings, presentations, youth... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   MassMutual   Mount Holyoke College

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