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Cassie Phillips speaks about sustainable forestry (Sep 22nd, 2014)

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Last Friday we had the pleasure of hosting a lecture by Cassie Phillips, Vice President for Sustainable Forestry at Weyerhaeuser. She spoke as part of this semester’s impromptu BCT lecture series “Building with Wood” and her talk presented a global view on sustainable forestry, covering issues like land use changes, forestry practices, and forest certification systems. With a […]

Welcome (Back) Students! (Sep 1st, 2014)

Welcome to BCT to all our new students and welcome back to all current ones. We hope you all had a great summer! If you have any exciting summer projects that you would like to share, please don’t forget to do so on our Facebook wall. Let me take the opportunity to share some quick […]

Learn more about the IDB on our project page (Jul 24th, 2014)

First renderings have been made available by the architects of the Integrated Design Building (IDB), BCT’s new home starting 2016. You can view those and learn more about the project (including current status and donation opportunities) on our new project page:

Schreyer’s Favorite Places Open-Source Project Implemented at Smith College (Jul 3rd, 2014)

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As it turned out, finding the places that really matter to people on a campus wasn’t just for UMass. Smith College now has their own “Favorite Places” app. Implemented by Jon Caris, director of the Spatial Analysis Lab at Smith, this web app now allows anyone at Smith to share their experiences on and around their campus. The […]

Commencement 2014 (May 10th, 2014)

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We had the absolute pleasure to congratulate our graduating undergrad (BS) and grad (MS) students today and yesterday at UMass’ commencement. Most but definitely not all of our undergrads are shown in the image above. Below are more impressions from these ceremonies. We are so proud of you all!!! All the best from us.