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‘Stopping Genocide and Mass Atrocities by Stopping the War Profiteers’ talk at UMass -

February 19, 2017

UMass hockey falls to No. 6 UMass Lowell for third time this season -

February 18, 2017

UMass hockey breakdown in final minutes of the second period on route to 5-2 loss to UMass Lowell -

February 18, 2017

Notebook: Jack Gibbs stars as UMass men’s basketball team drops game to Davidson Saturday -

February 18, 2017

UMass men’s basketball drops another close game, falls to Davidson Saturday afternoon -

February 18, 2017

Local blogger Larry Kelley dies in car crash, remembered by community -

February 18, 2017

REPORT: UMass football to name Ed Pinkham as next defensive coordinator -

February 18, 2017

UMass students skip class to stand in solidarity with undocumented immigrants and refugees -

February 18, 2017

NPR Education Correspondent Eric Westervelt talks on future of education -

February 18, 2017

Faculty of journalism department discusses failures of journalism during Trump era -

February 16, 2017

UMass hockey prepares for third and final match-up against No. 6 UMass Lowell on Saturday -

February 16, 2017

Panelists hold discussion on embodying global coalitions -

February 16, 2017

Journalist speaks on criminalization of youth in the United States -

February 16, 2017

UMass women’s lacrosse heads to Florida in search of first win of 2017 -

February 16, 2017

UMass men’s lacrosse looks to get offense back on track against Ohio State -

February 16, 2017

Duquesne stomps UMass men’s basketball 96-66 in Pittsburgh -

February 16, 2017

UMass softball focuses on mental approach ahead of Madeira Beach Invitational -

February 16, 2017

UMass women’s basketball drops eighth straight in loss at Richmond -

February 16, 2017

‘50 Shades Darker’ steams up all windows in the nation -

February 16, 2017

’20th Century Women’ is a love letter to women across generations -

February 16, 2017

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.