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UMass celebrates new Design Building’s construction (Oct 22nd, 2015)

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On Friday, October 16th, 2015, UMass campus officials, local politicians, faculty and students celebrated a belated “ground-breaking” for the new UMass Design Building. This event was covered by the Daily Hampshire Gazette, the Republican, and WWLP. UMass University Relations also produced the video shown below, in which the chancellor and the three program and department leaders elaborate on […]

Introducing Bob Hastings, BCT’s new Alumni Community Manager (Oct 7th, 2015)

Bob Hastings

We in BCT are always amazed at the wide range of jobs that our students land after graduation. And with 50-60 graduating students each year, this community of BCT alumni is certain to make an impact on the built environment through all of their great work. There is only one downside to graduation: Everyone goes their […]

Welcome to a new academic year! (Sep 10th, 2015)


At this beginning of the 2015-2016 academic year, we at BCT would like to welcome all of our current and new students (back) to UMass! With the Design Building now starting to take shape and a new faculty member joining BCT, there are lots of interesting things happening these days. Let me elaborate on some of those: […]

Visit BCT during UMass’ 2015 Fall Open House! (Sep 10th, 2015)

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BCT is part of UMass’ Fall Open House on Sunday, October 18th, 2015. This event is a great opportunity to discover UMass and all we have to offer. Join BCT in Holdsworth Hall at 1pm to meet our faculty and learn more about our program if you are interested in: construction management construction technology sustainable […]

Some summer reading: Follow our BCT students’ internships! (Jun 24th, 2015)


Many students in BCT sign up for construction-related summer work, either as internships, practicums, or just as a job that relates to their studies. They always have amazing experiences, which lets them practice what they learned during the semester. What we fond, though, was that in the past, their experiences were often just reported to their immediate faculty supervisor, which […]