UMass Hits Milestone In Research Funding

By Anthony Silva, WBZ NewsRadio 1030

BOSTON (CBS) — For the first time in the history of the University of Massachusetts, the school has topped half a billion dollars in research funding. Most of the research at UMass has been funded through a number of agencies including the National Institutes of Health and the National Science Foundation.

UMass President Jack Wilson says the school attracted $536 million in fiscal year 2010 with most of the funding going to campuses in Worcester and Amherst.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030’s Anthony Silva spoke with UMass President Jack Wilson.

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