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. Energy Secretary Richard Sullivan announces $6 million grant to create energy extension service at UMass

      Explore masslive.com (May 1 2014)

      Energy Secretary Richard Sullivan announces $6 million grant to create energy extension service at UMass ...o continue the service on its own. “This is a great vote of confidence by the state and recognition of UMass Amherst’s leadership in sustainability and energy initiatives,” said Chancellor Kumble Subbaswamy in a stateme... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   University of Massachusetts   Springfield

    3. Gov. Deval Patrick announces $5 million state grant for UMass' Springfield

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      Gov. Deval Patrick announces $5 million state grant for UMass' Springfield ...ss campuses, in partnership with Holyoke Community College and Springfield Technical Community College. UMass-Amherst will be the lead campus. There will be 40 courses offered across 10 academic programs, including nurs... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   University of Massachusetts   Holyoke Community College

    4. UMass names Katherine Newman from Johns Hopkins as new provost and senior vice chancellor

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      UMass names Katherine Newman from Johns Hopkins as new provost and senior vice chancellor ...s who was named to that position in 2009. He said in October he would resign at the end of the academic year. AMHERST – The University of Massachusetts has named Katherine Newman of the Johns Hopkins University to be its... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Amherst

    5. Don Courtemanche, former Springfield BID head, hired as new Amherst Chamber executive director

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      Don Courtemanche, former Springfield BID head, hired as new Amherst Chamber executive director ...director of the Springfield Business Improvement District has been named as the new Executive Director of the Amherst Chamber of Commerce. Don Courtemanche replaces Tony A. Maroulis who left to become director of commun... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Springfield   Amherst

    6. UMass alum Douglas Berthiaume, wife Diana donate $10 million to UMass

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      UMass alum Douglas Berthiaume, wife Diana donate $10 million to UMass ...the university’s greatest benefactors. It speaks volumes about the education Doug Berthiaume received here in Amherst and about his understanding of the power of education to foster innovation in the real world,” UMass C... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Amherst

    7. Collective Copies to create bookstore within its Amherst retail space

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      Collective Copies to create bookstore within its Amherst retail space ...usetts," by Robert H. Romer, in 2009, Levellers Press of Amherst has produced nearly 50 titles. AMHERST - The Amherst branch of Collective Copies will create its own bookstore within its retail space at 71 South Pleasant... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Amherst   Northampton

    8. UMass Innovation Challenge Awards $60,250 in Final Competition

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      UMass Innovation Challenge Awards $60,250 in Final Competition ...5,000 awards, the David Wolf Prize and the Glass Prize. AMHERST- The ninth annual University of Massachusetts Amherst Innovation Challenge business plan competition gave out $60,250 in awards to five competing teams, wit... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Amherst

    9. Coach's mentoring, successes on the field led Sherri Kuchinskas to a career in sports medicine

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      Coach's mentoring, successes on the field led Sherri Kuchinskas to a career in sports medicine ...ports. Kuchinskas also serves as one of the team physicians for athletic programs at UMass, Smith College and Amherst College and as medical director for the Springfield College athletics program. “My goal is to get the... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Smith College   Springfield College

    10. UMass Isenberg School of Management ranked by Bloomberg Businessweek

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      UMass Isenberg School of Management ranked by Bloomberg Businessweek ...citing time to be at Isenberg. AMHERST - The Isenberg School of Management at the University of Massachusetts Amherst is ranked 36th overall and 14th among public universities in the latest Bloomberg Businessweek magazin... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Amherst

    11. MassDevelopment grants to New England Public Radio

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      MassDevelopment grants to New England Public Radio ...land Public Radio will maintain a satellite news office, intern space, and the Five Colleges Studios at UMass Amherst. MassDevelopment and the Massachusetts Cultural Council administer the Cultural Facilities Fund, an ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   MassDevelopment   Springfield

    12. UMass, Amherst officials hire Philadelphia-based U3 Advisors for town-gown study

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      UMass, Amherst officials hire Philadelphia-based U3 Advisors for town-gown study ...e Subbaswamy agreed. UMass, Amherst officials hire Philadelphia-based U3 Advisors for town-gown study UMass Amherst seals.jpg UMass and town officials have hired a Philadelphia consultant group to help with town gown i... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Edward F. Blaguszewski   Amherst

    13. Western Massachusetts Electric Co. to conduct aerial inspections throughout service area Wednesday and Thursday

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      Western Massachusetts Electric Co. to conduct aerial inspections throughout service area Wednesday and Thursday ... to be covered are: Northfield, Erving, Wendell, Warwick, Montague, Greenfield, Leverett, Shutesbury, Pelham, Amherst, Granby, Chicopee, West Springfield, Springfield, Belchertown, Ludlow, Wibraham, Hampden, East Longmea... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   West Springfield   Springfield   Amherst

    14. Springfield's Wellspring Collaborative worker-owned upholstery shop brings jobs, training

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      Springfield's Wellspring Collaborative worker-owned upholstery shop brings jobs, training ...visiting faculty member at the Center for Public Policy and Administration at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.. Organizers bankrolled Wellspring with $200,000 in grant money awarded Partners for a Healthier Comm... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Baystate Health   Springfield

    15. Pioneer Valley Transit Authority to hold public hearings on proposed service changes, including new bus routes and hours

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      Pioneer Valley Transit Authority to hold public hearings on proposed service changes, including new bus routes and hours ...ic Library. A Northampton session is set for Wednesday, April 9, in the Northampton Council Chambers, and an Amherst hearing is scheduled for Monday, April 14, at Town Hall. Both hearings run from 4 to 7 p.m. All publi... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Holyoke Community College   Springfield   Amherst

    16. UMass awards $200,000 to speed move of technology from laboratory to market

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      ...een demonstrated, closer to commercialization. • Amy Biddle and Jeffrey Blanchard, Biology Department, UMass Amherst Biddle and Blanchard have identified novel bacteria from the equine gut microbiome with the potential... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Amherst

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