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UNH researchers receive $1.2M grant to study seasonal soil freeze and thaw

DURHAM – “Something there is that doesn't love a wall, That sends the frozen-ground-swell under it, And spills the upper boulders in the sun; And makes gaps even two can pass abreast," Robert Frost wrote in “Mending Wall.” The frost heaves that turn New England roads and their ...

New rooftop garden grows UMass Lowell’s sustainability initiatives

LOWELL, Mass. – A new garden at UMass Lowell will help teach students about sustainability and provide food and seeds for the community when classes resume for the fall semester. Located on a rooftop terrace outside the O’Leary Library on UMass Lowell’s South Campus, the garden is the ...

K-12 students honored as climate educators

LOWELL, Mass. – UMass Lowell’s annual Cool Science contest, which calls on K-12 students in Massachusetts and the Midwest to help teach the public about climate change, has honored a Bay State second-grader as this year’s top winner. Funded by the National Science Foundation, Cool ...