The research of Jonathan Woodruff, Geosciences, and visiting scholar Dana MacDonald, and colleagues that finds sediment deposits show that intense hurricanes frequently pounded the region from around 250 A.D. to about 1150 is featured on Research Next.

Recent research of Lynn Adler, Environmental Conservation, on how plant chemicals lower pathogen loads in bumble bees is featured on Research Next.

The research of Neal Katz, professor, and Mark Fardal, senior research fellow, both Astronomy, exploring why the universe is so bright, was featured in a larger story called Six Unsolved Problems in Astronomy in Real Clear Science. The research was published in Astrophysical Journal Letters in July.

A textbook by Raymond S. Bradley, Geosciences, Paleoclimatology: Reconstructing Climates of the Quaternary (3rd ed.) , published by Elsevier/Academic Press, has been named one the six 2015 Textbook Excellence Award Winners (College) by the the Text and Academic Authors Association. TAA Blog

Michael J. Ramsey Musolf, Physics, and director, Amherst Center for Fundamental Interactions, was one of seven LGBT physicists interviewed about their experiences as sexual and gender minorities. Physics Today