Nurturing substance exposed newborns.
Care without judgment: Working in the NICU
Working in the NICU
From a Sandy Hook Elementary School teacher to UMass' Derrick Gordon, see what speakers said.
Second Annual TEDxUMassAmherst
What better way to celebrate a successful year than with a video of us dancing?
Farewell from the Amherst Wire team
UMass student handcrafts high performance longboards built for speed.
Eden Racing: Revolutionizing the longboard
Speakers shared the trials and tribulations of striving for success as women with jobs in the media.
First Annual UMass Amherst Women in Media Conference
Women in Media
Heroes get remembered, legends never die
A love letter to UMass 2014: The end of an era
I couldn’t wait to see my family and friends, but I remember just wishing that everyone I knew in America could move over to my new Irish home. I’d grown used to the harsh winds, the lack of peanut butter, and the left side of the road. Strangers became my closest friends. The Irish pubs and clubs were (and still are) better than any college party I’d been to in America.READ MORE
I spent this past semester living in London and interning at The Independent, a national British newspaper. The Independent was launched in 1986 and is one of the youngest daily newspapers in the United Kingdom. When I first received my placement, I wasn’t very familiar with the Indy, but after doing some research I realized it is one of the most respected newspapers in the UK.READ MORE
A mechanical hum like the crashing of ocean waves fills the air as workers weave through the large tanks that held clusters of black and silver fish of all sizes. In a super-sized trailer set at an industrial park near the airport in Turner Falls, Mass., a new kind of farming is taking place. In exchange for crops growing in rows, giant pools over six feet tall fill up the room.READ MORE
UMass seniors Marco Chiang and Nate Tepper teamed up last semester to turn a big idea into a promising product. Leaf, a Pebble SmartWatch outfitted with their own software, aims to change the way people network by replacing a dead-stop in conversation to swap contact information with… nothing. By tapping into a natural social behavior, the handshake, Leaf’s wearable technology transforms a basic interaction into a digital networking tool.READ MORE
People get squeamish about “personal branding,” but a strategic social media presence is the online equivalent of choosing to shower, brush your teeth, and get dressed in the morning. Caring about your personal appearance doesn’t make you shallow, and putting thought into how you present yourself online isn’t inauthentic.READ MORE
We are back with another batch of fresh artists. This is my final column with Amherst Wire and I hope I did not disappoint. This bittersweet final edition ranges from international artists to DJ’s, so before I get weepy, get those headphones ready!READ MORE
Swedish Power Metal band and military history enthusiasts, Sabaton have been gaining a lot of momentum in the American Metal scene. Currently on tour with Dutch Progressive Metal band, Revamp and American metal band, Iced Earth, Sabaton made a stop at the Palladium in Worcester, Mass. for the New England Metal and Hardcore Festival. This year, the festival hosted heavyweight Metal bands such as Battlecross, Behemoth, All That Remains and Acacia Strain, who have been a mainstay in the New England Metal Scene for 16 years.READ MORE