Welcome to our new site!

After a bit of work, we can now publicly present the new BMATWT site at UMass. As you have already noticed, our new site is now located at bct.eco.umass.edu. This is mainly due to technical reasons. If you reached this site through an old www.umass.edu/bmatwt link, then please update your bookmarks. There are quite a few new features on the new site worth mentioning: You can now see our (more frequently updated) news on our homepage. If you'd like to receive our news regularly, then you can subscribe either via RSS or by email. Thanks to Wordpress (our content management system for this site), you can easily search through everything using the search box in the top-right corner of every page. Did I already mention that we have a shiny new slideshow on the homepage? You can also print the pages in a clean and readable format. Watch for more over the next while... Please note that there may be some loose ends on this site that...
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Sign up for the 6th Annual Ray Parenchyma Golf Classic

6th Annual Ray Parenchyma Golf Classic Sponsored by the NAHB Student Chapter Who: BMATWT students and faculty. COME ONE COME ALL! NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY! What: Come to the Annual Ray Parenchyma Classic BMATWT Golf Tourney When: Thursday, 5/14, Noon. Pre-golf burgers and dogs at the Clubhouse, Tee time 1pm. Where: Cherry Hill Golf Course - Montague Road, North Amherst Why: Scramble Format, Fabulous Prizes (longest drive, closest to the pin, low score, high score) Pricing Details: Greens Fees - 9 Holes - $13 Cart: $13 Sign-up for a Foursome on the Signup sheet outside Holdsworth 118. See you there! Bill Paulin, Tournament Director wpaulin@student.umass.edu...
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FPS student group wins award

Quebec City, Quebec, Canada -   The University of Massachusetts Forest Products Society Student Chapter has received an Outstanding Student Performance Award that was presented at the 59th International Convention – Quebec, Canada at the Official Luncheon held on Monday, June 20th. Dave Damery, faculty liaison, accepted the award, commemorated by a handsome plaque (wood of course!).  Section officers named on the plaque are  Michael Breor, Walter Pawlowski, Don Smith and Jean Augustin.  The student chapter was one of just 4 chapters nationwide to receive an award. Performance criteria for the award included: membership, meetings, educational meetings, and additional activities including public service. The BMATWT student chapter built and now maintains the much-used benches and planters at the entrance to Holdsworth.  They participated in several recruiting activities for the department including the NRE College Day, Undeclared Majors Fair, and others. ...
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