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Summer Program Faculty Focus: About Arboriculture and Urban Forestry with Professor Brian Kane

Posted by Lily Cigale on Jan 29, 2016 12:14:52 PM

Professor Brian Kane is an Associate Professor of Commercial Arboriculture here at UMass, Amherst. Professor Kane grew up in Long Island, NY and received his Bachelor's degree from Holy Cross College in Worcester and his M.S. and Ph.D. right here at UMass!

Professor Kane’s Summer Program is titled Arboriculture and Urban Forestry and if you’re interested in trees, it’s the program for you! 

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Topics: UMass Amherst, 2016

Check Out Our New Summer Pre-College Programs

Posted by summercollegeumass on Jan 28, 2016 12:27:41 PM


It may be winter out there, but it's always summer at UMass Summer Programs. This year we are working with University faculty from departments all across campus to bring you several new and exciting pre-college programs.

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Topics: 2016

Visiting UMass Summer Student Contributes to Campus Planning

Posted by summercollegeumass on Jan 14, 2016 5:31:23 PM

During summer 2015, UMass Amherst hosted several students from the Brazil Scientific Mobility Program, a one-year, non-degree program funded by the government of Brazil for Brazilian students to study abroad in the United States.

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Topics: 2015

Application FAQs

Posted by UMass Summer Programs on Jan 13, 2016 2:10:02 PM

Are these questions standing between you and the Submit button? Read on and find the answers to our frequently asked questions about applying to UMass Amherst Summer Pre-College.

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Warren Lab - Urban-Suburban Ecology

Posted by summercollegeumass on Jan 6, 2016 1:40:33 PM

The Warren Lab - Urban-Suburban Ecology

In highly human-modified environments, never before seen combinations of species exist, such as in forest fragments in the ‘suburban wilds’ where many invasive and native plants and animals may co-exist. What is the conservation potential of these urban-suburban green spaces?

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Topics: Program Spotlight