March 28, 2015

Scrolling Headlines:

Closing arguments presented, jury deliberations begin Friday in first of four 2012 gang rape trials -

Friday, March 27, 2015

UMass library opens groundbreaking 3D printing lab -

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Defendant in 2012 gang rape case says accuser consented to sex -

Thursday, March 26, 2015

For the love of the craft: UMass Juggling Club -

Thursday, March 26, 2015

UMass lacrosse looks for fourth straight victory versus Towson -

Thursday, March 26, 2015

The dark, twisty special on Robert Durst proves that, yet again, humanity’s biggest “Jinx” is hubris -

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Law and order, UMass style -

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Hillel fails to represent all Jewish students -

Thursday, March 26, 2015

UMass women’s lacrosse aims another perfect conference record against Duquesne -

Thursday, March 26, 2015

UMass heads home to take on Albany -

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Coming off weekend victory, UMass softball prepares for series against St. Josephs -

Thursday, March 26, 2015

‘The Last Man on Earth?’ more like, ‘The Worst Show on Earth’ -

Thursday, March 26, 2015

A new face for money -

Thursday, March 26, 2015

UMass hopes to carry momentum into weekend series against VCU -

Thursday, March 26, 2015

UMass Theatre Guild to present “Seussical” this weekend -

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

UMass eyes the future of its athletics with the hiring of Athletic Director Ryan Bamford -

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Derrick Gordon to transfer from UMass in search of more prominent role -

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Local author and activist Don Ogden writes to make environmental change -

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Chiarelli: Football the center of attention Tuesday at Bamford’s hiring -

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

MANNA soup kitchen continues to feed the local hungry in Northampton -

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

UMass researcher seeks to prevent diabetes in mothers

Lisa Chasan-Taber, a UMass epidemiology professor, has been awarded a five-year, $2.56 million grant to asses with studying the prevention of diabetes after pregnancy.

Dealing with Diabetes at UMass

Almost 3 million Americans have type 1 Diabetes, but only one of them started The College Diabetes Network.
University of Massachusetts student Christina Roth started the organization at UMass in the 2010 spring semester and now it has grown to include Harvard University, Pennsylvania State University, Trinity College, University of Wisconsin-Madison, and soon Loyola.

New funding for MA diabetes research

Dr. Alan Schneyer, a senior faculty member at the Massachusetts General Hospital and associate professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School, has been awarded a $737,000 research grant. The “Physiologic Roles of Activin and Myostatin Antagonists” grant will provide Schneyer with funds to research diabetes over the next three years.

Groups raise awareness of diabetes

Yesterday the nursing, nutrition, and exercise science departments came together to raise awareness for diabetes, a disease that is growing in frequency, especially among children and young adults. “It used to be just an adult onset disease, but now we’re seeing Type II diabetes in elementary-aged children” says Emily Rice, a Nutrition major. “What we wanted to do is bring about awareness, specifically about Type II Diabetes, to the UMass campus,” said Carrie Sharoff, a graduate student in the Nursing program. The event consisted of various tables in the Campus Center concourse, set up by each department, each with different…

Music legend Johnny Cash dies of complications from diabetes

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Johnny Cash, a towering musical figure whose rough, unsteady voice championed the downtrodden and reached across generations with songs like “Ring of Fire,” “I Walk the Line” and “Folsom Prison Blues,” died Friday. He was 71. Cash, known as “The Man in Black,” died at 2 a.m. in Baptist Hospital of complications from diabetes that resulted in respiratory failure, said his manager, Lou Robin. The funeral service will be private, but a public memorial is being planned and the date will be announced later. In his songs, Cash crafted a persona as a dignified, resilient voice…

Food scientist proposes way to improve health via breast milk

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University of Massachusetts food scientist David Sela’s research finds properties of breast milk could be used to improve human health.

A global case to be more healthy

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David Blake offers a solution to America’s poor relationship with food.

Healthy eating is more important than exercise

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Elise Martorano explains why nutritious eating is more important than exercise when it comes to a healthy mind and body.

Twenty years later, memories of Calipari-Chaney feud live on

Twenty years have passed since the famous postgame confrontation between John Calipari and John Chaney, the result of one of the most heated rivalries in college basketball history.

Martha Coakley visits Amherst

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Massachusetts Attorney General meets with members of the community on Sunday as part of her campaign for the Democratic candidate for governor.

The pros and cons of coffee

Americans love their coffee, but while it has its benefits, it does have some downfalls.

UMass professor receives $3.2M research grant

Professor Lisa Chasan-Taber received a $3.2 million grant to help Hispanic women in western Mass. maintain a healthy weight during and after pregnancy.

Out cold: homelessness during winter

During the winter season, the cost of homelessness becomes higher for individuals as well as the organizations that provide them aid.

UMass study reveals genetic links with disease

Biostatisticians at UMass have developed a method of identifying genetic links with various diseases.

UMass professor Hankinson researches breast cancer

UMass professor Susan Hankinson is making revolutionary strides in researching the developmental pattern of breast cancer cells in women.

The sneaky ingredient that’s making you fat

Making several minor dietary changes can limit this fat-causing ingredient from packing on the winter pounds.

Want to shed pounds? Shed the sugar

Lauren Anderson explains the health problems associated with sugar, and what sugary products are best to cut out for a healthy lifestyle,

Eating outside the box

Modernity has blessed us with many conveniences, but Collegian columnist Alexa Jones questions whether or not it has actually made us any healthier.

Obesity as a ‘social problem’

Collegian columnist Nikhil Rao talks about the correlation between national obesity and the Gini coefficient.

2011 seniors set to blast off into real world

This year’s graduating seniors will take to McGuirk Alumni Stadium May 13 for Undergraduate Commencement. NASA astronaut Catherine “Cady” Coleman will deliver this year’s undergraduate commencement from outer space.