2014 COMMUNITY

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UMass Medical School’s Earth Day shines on Charter TV3, NECN

UMass Medical School’s commitment to the environment was showcased at its ninth annual Earth Day celebration, according to a report on Charter TV3 Worcester News Tonight and New England Cable News.

UMass Medical School teams up with industry partners on solar power arrays

UMass Medical School has reached a 30-year agreement to pay for up to 12 megawatts of solar power generated from arrays being developed by First Wind, Major Energy, Greenhouse Solar and Hecate Solar in Massachusetts. Over the course of the 30-year agreement, UMMS is projected to save a third off its current energy costs—an equivalent of $715,000 annually at today’s rates.

Learn the five ‘whys’ of fact-based decision making

In “Fact-Based Decision Making: The Five ‘Whys’ Technique,” Annie Delaney-Magee will introduce the method which can help those who master it make better decisions in hiring, legal compliance and other essential business functions.

ER resident tells Charter TV3 why she returned to Boston Marathon

Maurine Williams, MD, senior resident in emergency medicine, headed back as a volunteer in the medical tent at the Boston Marathon Monday, alongside a dozen colleagues from UMMS who helped save lives after last year’s bombings, she told Charter TV 3’s Worcester News Tonight.

Nursing student runs Boston Marathon ‘for Krystle’

Graduate School of Nursing student Hannah Wiberg explains why she was running the 2014 Boston Marathon as a member of “Run for Krystle UMass Marathon Team” that is raising funds for a scholarship established to honor bombing victim Krystle Campbell.

Eat noodles, help raise money for cancer research

UMass Medical School community members who want to be the first to check out one of the area’s newest restaurants can also benefit the UMass Medicine Cancer Walk at the same time. 

Boston marathoners run for the Cellucci Fund

Each of the eight people who participated in the Boston Marathon in support of the UMass ALS Cellucci Fund has a unique connection to former Gov. Paul Cellucci, to the disease that took his life last year, or to the institution that he believed would find a cure.

Food, trees, swaps and electric cars at Earth Day 2014

It will be a hands-on Earth Day celebration at UMass Medical School this year, with local foods to eat, seedlings to take home and new opportunities to swap, donate or recycle stuff that’s been stacking up in the office, basement, garage or book shelves. The event is set for Tuesday, April 22, on the Worcester campus.

Broadhurst: ‘No second thoughts about going back’ to the Boston Marathon

When James Broadhurst, MD, returned to the medical tent at the Boston Marathon next week, he brought with him 10 years of experience providing care to runners who have just crossed the finish line, as well as many more years as a physician and teacher. He also brought with him the memories of being part of a team caring for those traumatically injured in the bombings that shook the city last year.

WBZ TV’s Mallika Marshall puts UMMS Sidekicks in spotlight

The UMass Medical School Sidekicks program that pairs first- and second-year medical students with children facing life-threatening illnesses is a “win-win” arrangement for the children, their families and the aspiring doctors, according to a WBZ TV 4 Healthwatch report.

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