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January 19, 2017

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January 16, 2017

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January 14, 2017

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January 13, 2017

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January 12, 2017

UMass men’s basketball snaps losing streak and upsets Dayton Wednesday night at Mullins Center -

January 11, 2017

UMass women’s track and field takes second at Dartmouth Relays -

January 10, 2017

UMass hockey falls to No. 5 Boston University at Frozen Fenway -

January 8, 2017

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January 8, 2017

UMass women’s basketball suffers brutal loss on road against Saint Joseph’s -

January 7, 2017

UMass men’s basketball drops thirds straight, falls to VCU 81-64 -

January 7, 2017

UMass men’s basketball drops tightly-contested conference matchup against George Mason Wednesday night -

January 4, 2017

Late-game defense preserves UMass women’s basketball’s win against rival Rhode Island -

January 4, 2017

AIC shuts out UMass hockey 3-0 at Mullins Center -

January 4, 2017

UMass professor to appear as contestant on ‘Jeopardy!’ Thursday night -

January 4, 2017

UMass makes the Recreation Center official

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(Matthew Harrison/Collegian)

On Thursday Dec. 3, University of Massachusetts officials, including Chancellor Robert C. Holub, will hold an official opening ceremony for the University’s new $50 million Recreation Center.

The opening ceremony is scheduled to start at 3 p.m. and will be held at the Recreation Center on 161 Commonwealth Ave. across from the Mullins Center. 

Among the University’s officials scheduled to attend the event will be UMass President Jack Wilson, UMass Trustee Henry Thomas III, UMass Building Authority member Robert Sheridan, Athletic Director John McCutcheon, Associate Dean for undergraduate programs at the Isenberg School of Management Carol Barr.

The three-level, 120,000-square-foot Recreation Center features weight and fitness equipment, a three-court gymnasium, a wellness center, an elevated jogging track, three multi-purpose rooms, locker and shower facilities, space for intramural sports and club offices for skiing, baseball, cycling, crew, fencing, ice hockey, lacrosse, volleyball, rugby and wrestling.

Additionally the exercise areas are equipped with 25 flat-panel televisions and electronic message boards, which display daily activity and exercise schedules for students.

The opening ceremony come one month after the University opened the Recreation Center Oct. 30 to undergraduate students, who have free membership.

– Collegian News Staff

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