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Candlelight vigil held to mourn deaths of victims of police violence -

September 27, 2016

UMass hosts William A. Douglass for lecture and chair in Basque cultural studies -

September 27, 2016

Amherst Select Board discusses imposing fines on those who violate water usage ban -

September 27, 2016

UMass tennis opens season on high note with performance at Brown Invitational -

September 27, 2016

UMass women’s soccer using long break to prepare for Atlantic 10 play -

September 27, 2016

Notebook: Ford ‘takes step forward,’ Williams appears on SportsCenter -

September 27, 2016

UMass cross country and track and field coach Ken O’Brien hits half century mark with program -

September 27, 2016

A-10 soccer notebook: Duquesne shuts out Robert Morris 1-0 to win fourth straight -

September 27, 2016

The blue light situation: When is enough, enough? -

September 27, 2016

Survivor; awesome yet evil -

September 27, 2016

A ‘Mirror’ into Clinton’s campaign -

September 27, 2016

UMass a cappella groups S#arp Attitude and The Hexachord’s on ‘Sing It On’ television series -

September 27, 2016

‘Through the Photographer’s Eyes’ exhibit highlights photojournalism in today’s media -

September 27, 2016

Designer collaborations steal the show at New York Fashion Week SS17 -

September 27, 2016

Massachusetts drought heavily impacts local agriculture -

September 26, 2016

UMass Soccer earns second win of season in 3-2 victory over Hartford -

September 26, 2016

‘Morris from America’ explores teen angst and the struggles of growing up -

September 26, 2016

‘Hell or High Water’ an intense, morally ambiguous modern Western -

September 26, 2016

Read: You won’t regret it -

September 26, 2016

UMass field hockey hangs tough, falls to No. 18 Stanford -

September 26, 2016

UMass celebrates Earth Day with green initiatives

Students and faculty of the University of Massachusetts are set to celebrate Earth Day on April 22 with a series of new initiatives and advocacy platforms promoting sustainability for the environment.

UMass Pow Wow honors Native American culture

Honoring Native American cultural traditions in dance, music, crafts and food, the University of Massachusetts will host a powwow on Saturday in conjunction with Thursday’s scheduled symposium, “Indigenous Peoples, Cultural Survival through Art Education and Health.”

Pioneer Valley Life Sciences Institute expands research lab in Springfield

The Pioneer Valley Life Sciences Institute announced the beginning of a $4.3 million project on April 13, to expand the research space of the former engineering manufacturing building in Springfield in order to make way for a state-of-the-art biomedical research facility.

UM chemists devise new method of creating electricity

Chemists at the University of Massachusetts have identified a new polymer-based method for creating devices used to convert sunlight into electricity.

UM professor receives Fellow honor

In honor of his contributions to his scientific field, University of Massachusetts professor of polymer science and engineering Thomas Russell has been named a Fellow of the Materials Research Society (MRS).

UM seeks better access to communication

The University of Massachusetts hopes to increase the access to communication resources among universities with the recent absorption of the Outreach Marketing and Technology department by University Relations.

UMass partnership offers full scholarships for 25 Chelsea High School students

Resulting from a partnership agreement signed by the University of Massachusetts and Bunker Hill Community College last week, 25 seniors from Chelsea High School have received full yearly scholarships for pursuing higher education.

UMass-Springfield partners in educating with green job skills

The University of Massachusetts teams with Springfield’s Putnam Vocational Technical High School to educate design students on the green job skill needed to pursue a career in an energy efficient economy.

Governor Patrick holds economic summit meeting at UMass

Along with several staff members and other economics experts, Governor Deval Patrick attended the Pioneer Valley Regional Economic Summit meeting last Friday to assess, among other topics, the state of public education following the recession.

UMass cautions safety with pedestrian awareness campaign

Officials at the University of Massachusetts have launched a campaign of pedestrian awareness for the spring semester titled “R U Ready 2 Stop?,” of which they hope along with engineering studies and increased enforcement of traffic laws, will help curb the rate of auto accidents on campus caused by distracted drivers and pedestrians.

University Health Services receives three-year honor

Following an extensive review process, University Health Services at the University of Massachusetts has been certified by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care, recognizing the organization’s excellence in offering high-quality healthcare services.

January Hillside salon features local visual artists

Hosted by Sabine Holub, wife of University of Massachusetts Chancellor Robert C. Holub, the Hillside Salons provide an informal gathering for local artists.

UMass mock trial team prepares for Harvard invitational

Following a third place win at the Oct. 23-25 invitational competition held at the University of New Hampshire, mock trial team members of the University of Massachusetts are readying themselves for upcoming courtroom battles at Harvard University.

Professor emeritus Henry Lea discusses effects of WWII

Henry A. Lea, professor emeritus of German and Scandinavian studies, holds lecture titled, “Criminals with Doctorates: An SS Officer in the Killing Fields of Russia, as Told by the Jewish Novelist Jonathan Littell,” on Oct. 27 in the University of Massachusetts’ Herter Hall.

Conference addresses risks and causes for cancer among women

Panelists discuss the risk of cancer in women, and during a conference, stressed the importance of moderation in decreasing the risks for developing cancer, and bewaring of the excesses which can cause cancer cells to accumulate over time.

UMass Nursing School receives $120,000 grant

For the second year in a row, the School of Nursing at the University of Massachusetts Amherst has received another welcomed grant which seeks to increase the student enrollment for those coming from disadvantaged backgrounds.

Integrated Sciences Building officially dedicated

The official dedication of the Integrated Sciences Building at UMass draws a large crowd. Several speakers including Chancellor Robert Holub, UMass President Jack Wilson and the Mahoney family—a family that donated generously to the building—sang praises of the opportunities the ISB would present to the student body.

Alumni offer aid with a $90,000 endowment towards scholarships for students in UMass’ nursing doctoral program

The 50th class reunion gift from the UMass alumni will be distributed amongst the nursing PhD students who qualify for financial assistance, in addition to being used for enticing new recruits to campus.