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Leers Weinzapfel’s Tom Chung to Speak at BCT(BMATWT)/Arch/LARP Reception on June 6th (May 27th, 2015)

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We are excited to announce that the Project Architect on the (Integrated) Design Building, Tom Chung of Leers Weinzapfel Associates will speak at our upcoming Alumni Weekend Event, giving an overview of the project’s developments so far. If you are a BCT/BMATWT alumnus or a friend of the program, join us on June 6th at UMass! […]

And it begins… (May 21st, 2015)

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So apparently construction on the new (Integrated) Design Building at UMass has officially begun. Fences are going up and we can’t wat to see the “new dirt” (remember the phrase?). We’ll occasionally post here about what is going on at the site, but you can find a constant stream of our photos on Facebook at the […]

Congratulations to BCT’s Class of 2015! (May 9th, 2015)

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Congratulations to all of our graduating students! We are tremendously proud of you all and we wish you all the best for your upcoming professional life. These pictures were taken at the CNS celebration and not all of the 53 graduating students made it onto the picture. Don’t forget to also check out our pictures on the […]

Building a Wood-Concrete Floor Mockup Bench (May 5th, 2015)

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As part of their independent studies, two BCT students, Henry Braley and Loran Kaleci (with help from fellow student Rommel Cordova-Fiori and shop manager Dan Pepin), this semester built an 8 ft bench for Holdsworth Hall. This bench (while arguably extremely overdesigned) serves as a mockup of the wood-concrete composite floor construction that will be in the […]

BCT Student Awards Recipients 2014-2015 (May 5th, 2015)

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Congratulations to the 2014-2015 BCT Awards and Scholarship Recipients! BCT Outstanding Senior Award: Danielle Hines Donald Hyde Memorial Scholarship Fund Hoo-Hoo Award: Christopher Bock, Erica DiLello, Patrick Duncan, Zachary Kushner, Evan Miamis, Evan Tarbox, Luke Toritto Henry E. Zottoli Memorial Scholarship: Frank Kelly You can find all of the past years’ winners here: http://bct.eco.umass.edu/academics/student-awards/