Five outstanding UMass faculty have been awarded the 2017 Manning Prize for Excellence in Teaching for their exemplary dedication to students.
UMass ranked No. 36 among universities worldwide for patents awarded.
With nearly 18,000 students earning degrees this spring, UMass has graduated its largest class in history.
UMass has been ranked one of the nation's top public university systems for the third consecutive year
Thirty companies are in the pipeline, waiting to use a $3.9 million water technology demonstration center that could be built at the University of Massachusetts Amherst in as soon as two years.
UMass Law's 92.6 percent pass rate was third behind only Harvard and Boston University among the nine law schools in Massachusetts.
"In an innovation economy, you need a highly skilled workforce, and that's exactly what we do at the University of Massachusetts," UMass President Marty Meehan said.
UMass Medical School is working with Harvard, Tufts and Boston University to develop standards for end-of-life medical training.
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