March 31, 2015

Scrolling Headlines:

Jury finds Emmanuel Bile Jr. guilty of two counts of aggravated rape in UMass gang rape trial -

Monday, March 30, 2015

Kickin’ Back Dance Crew looks to emerge as its own dance club -

Monday, March 30, 2015

Hird appointed dean of College of Social and Behavioral Sciences -

Monday, March 30, 2015

UMass women’s lax cruises to 17-7 win over George Mason -

Monday, March 30, 2015

Earl Sweatshirt explores his dark side on great sophomore album -

Monday, March 30, 2015

East Village explosion painful, revealing -

Monday, March 30, 2015

Courtney Barnett offers unique outlook on life on debut album -

Monday, March 30, 2015

Lessons learned from a boy band -

Monday, March 30, 2015

Angela McMahon earns 100th career win in UMass women’s lacrosse’s win over George Mason -

Monday, March 30, 2015

Cornell professor explores education, politics and inequality -

Monday, March 30, 2015

UMass softball swept by St. Joseph’s -

Monday, March 30, 2015

Kendrick Lamar’s ‘To Pimp a Butterfly’ is a wild, unpredictable masterpiece -

Monday, March 30, 2015

UMass baseball falls 8-0 to VCU in series finale -

Monday, March 30, 2015

UMass men’s lacrosse’s win streak snapped in battle with No. 18 Towson -

Saturday, March 28, 2015

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

Polls open for primaries to special election

Primaries for the state of Massachusetts special U.S. Senate election begin at 7 a.m. on Tuesday morning, as the field of five candidates is narrowed to two for the June general election.

Minutewomen complete season sweep of Eagles in Boston

With a 7-4 win over Boston College, the Massachusetts softball team completed a home-and-home sweep, while also winning their eighth game in nine.

Amherst town elections open today

The Town of Amherst will open its polls for its annual town elections which is highlighted this year by 15 UMass student-candidates.

UMass center fielder Cyndil Matthew selected 10th in Fastpitch Draft

The Massachusetts softball team’s leading hitter was selected in the National Pro Fastpitch Draft on Monday night by the NY/NJ Comets.

Brian Burke named McCormack Executive-in-Residence

A former NHL executive, general manager and agent will join the University of Massachusetts community for several days as the Sport Management Executive-in-Residence.

Minutewomen snap 11-game skid against Dayton

The Massachusetts softball team followed up a pair of St. Patrick’s Day weekend losses with a split in its Atlantic 10 opener against Dayton.

Study shows women’s iron intake could lower PMS risk

A first-of-its-kind study released by the University of Massachusetts and Harvard University this week suggest increased iron intake could lower the risk of PMS.

UMass scientists awarded $1M Keck Foundation grant

A team of scientists at the University of Massachusetts were recently awarded a $1 million grant in order explore the spontaneous creation of ultra-thin surfaces.

Minutewomen finish season with loss on Senior Day

The UMass women’s basketball team lost its 13th straight game to close out the season on Senior Day.

Minutewomen look to finally end skid in last road contest

With just two games to go before the curtain drops on the Massachusetts women’s basketball team’s season, the Minutewomen take the road one last time against the Hawks.

UMass women’s basketball shows life in blowout loss

The UMass women’s basketball team shook off its fatigue and play inspired basketball in Wednesday’s lopsided defeat.

Minutewomen tumble to ninth straight defeat

The Massachusetts women’s basketball team was unable to call upon any heroics, as their comeback fell short against the Rams sturdy defense.

UMass system spends over $597 million for research

The University of Massachusetts system devoted the third most money to research expenditure in the Commonwealth behind only MIT and Harvard.

BC crushes Northeastern for fourth straight Beanpot title

Johnny Gaudreau and Steven Whitney contributed three points apiece in Boston College’s 6-3 Beanpot final win over Northeastern on Monday night.

University of Massachusetts researcher selected for professorship

Daniela Calzetti, a University of Massachusetts researcher, was selected by the University of Groningen to become their 14th Blaauw Professor at the Kapteyn Astronomical Institute.

Film Studies department set to open 20th festival

The University of Massachusetts Film Studies program will open its 20th annual Multicultural Film Festival tonight in the Isenberg School of Management.

Vision Critical purchases software from UMass faculty member

In a deal announced on Jan. 22, Vision Critical agreed to acquire DiscoverText from Dr. Stuart Shulman, a member of the University of Massachusetts Political Science faculty.

Minutewomen suffer from shooting struggles

Emily Mital and Carolann Cloutier combined for 1-of-13 on 3-point shooting, which was the lone significant difference from a statistically even game.

UMass women’s basketball struggle late in loss

The Massachusetts women’s basketball team relinquished an eight-point lead in the second half as they stumbled to their 13th loss in 14 games.

UMass sociologists challenge parental leave myth

A pair of UMass sociologists published a study challenging the myth about the motivations of male faculty-members taking paid parental leave.