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Demonstrators issue demands at Board of Trustees meeting as Woolridge announces resignation from post of chairman -

December 9, 2016

UMass men’s basketball shows improvement in 3-point shooting. -

December 8, 2016

UMass men’s basketball cruises to a victory over Pacific behind a strong second half -

December 8, 2016

UMass Divest and proponents of sanctuary campus will not be allowed to speak at Board of Trustees meeting -

December 8, 2016

Former political prisoner to speak on human rights and prison experience -

December 8, 2016

UMass men’s basketball using late-game situations as learning opportunities for remainder of season -

December 8, 2016

UMass men’s basketball kicks off Gotham Classic at home against Pacific -

December 8, 2016

UMass hockey looks to continue recent improvements against Connecticut -

December 8, 2016

UMass hockey team confident in game plan despite UConn’s constant change in net -

December 8, 2016

UMass women’s basketball falls apart in the fourth quarter in 71-55 loss to Hofstra -

December 8, 2016

It’s been a long year -

December 8, 2016

A return to the collapse of 2008 -

December 8, 2016

Mindfulness in, and in spite of, a technological age -

December 8, 2016

Beer, bets and pool: a High Horse unofficial review -

December 8, 2016

Don’t let winter stop you from running outside -

December 8, 2016

BREAKING: Train allegedly strikes pedestrian in Amherst -

December 7, 2016

Campus Climate survey shows strong response -

December 7, 2016

Jennifer Carlson gives talk on race and gun law enforcement -

December 7, 2016

Labor Center to receive increased funding from University -

December 7, 2016

Verdi enforces playing a full 40 minutes as UMass takes on Hofstra -

December 7, 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.