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. Holyoke heralds 1st commercial rooftop solar project with energy to power 200 homes a year

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      Holyoke heralds 1st commercial rooftop solar project with energy to power 200 homes a year ...ng a 'Renewable Energy Development' program along with the Massachusetts Energy Extension Initiative at UMass-Amherst and expect it to be ready for launch during the spring months," Marrero said. In the press release, Mi... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   West Springfield   Springfield

    3. Young Professional Society of Greater Springfield highlights local CEOs, features Holyoke Mayor Alex Morse

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      Young Professional Society of Greater Springfield highlights local CEOs, features Holyoke Mayor Alex Morse ...t springfieldyps.com or email us at membership@springfieldyps.com. This event is being sponsored by the UMass Amherst Isenberg School of Management. ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Springfield   Amherst

    4. Innovative UMass Design Building 'designed by designers for designers to teach design'

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      Innovative UMass Design Building 'designed by designers for designers to teach design' ... built of wood, and it will be the only one of its kind east of the Mississippi, she said. Olver, the retired Amherst Democrat, attended the ceremony but did not speak. UMass President Marty Meehan pointed out that the b... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Amherst   Congressman John W. Olver

    5. 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

    6. 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

    7. 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

    8. 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

    9. 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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    10. 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

    11. 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

    12. 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

    13. 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

    14. 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

    15. 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

    16. 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)

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