College of Nursing receives grant to address opioid crisis through intervention training

500 UMass nurses to be trained over the next three years as part of the program.

UMass announces new School of Earth and Sustainability

UMass announced the launch of a new School of Earth and Sustainability, a partnership within the College of Natural Sciences between the Department of Environmental Conservation, Department of Geosciences and the Stockbridge School of Agriculture.

19 more students arrested following sit-in at Whitmore

Wednesday’s arrests make for a total of 34 when added to the 15 students arrested Tuesday following a sit-in protest at Whitmore Administration Building.

University Union to host debate on affirmative action

Academics Randall Kennedy and Peter Wood will discuss the policy in the Student Union Ballroom Tuesday.

Center for Women and Community serves sexual assault survivors across Hampshire County and advocates for change

The CWC provides both medical and legal advocates, as well as counseling services, and is located on the University of Massachusetts campus.

Campus forum focuses on University’s financial state and campus climate survey

Audience members asked administrators about financial priorities and housing disparities on campus.

Second hateful flyer distributed to University fax machines and printers

WMUA and the Thoreau Residential Service Desk both received the flyer Sunday afternoon. A similar incident occurred Thursday, which was deemed an “information security incident” that stemmed from off campus.

Award-winning documentary ‘Trapped’ screens at UMass

The screening, which was followed by a Skype session with a reproductive rights attorney and abortion providers, focused on struggles abortion providers face in meeting state regulations aimed at limiting access.

UPC announces 2016 Spring Concert lineup

Fetty Wap, Logic and Tinashe are scheduled to perform at the University of Massachusetts’ Spring Concert to be held April 17.

SGA presidential and vice presidential candidates to attend debate Thursday

The debate, which will be moderated by Daily Collegian staff, will take place starting at 7 p.m. in the Cape Cod Lounge of the Student Union.

Subbaswamy encourages students to attend Advocacy Day Monday

University of Massachusetts Chancellor Kumble Subbaswamy hopes for higher funding after Governor Charlie Baker released a proposed one percent increase.

Student groups come together to host inclusive all you can eat pancake party

The event, to be held Sunday, March 6, will raise money for a variety of charities and host discussions about disability inclusion.

UMass/WBZ poll projects tight race Mass. Primary race between Clinton and Sanders, comfortable win for Trump

Polls open in Massachusetts early Tuesday morning for the 2016 presidential primary.

SGA Secretary of Diversity wants to see campus community ‘evolve’ in the face of racial and ethnic hatred

Both Khalif Nunnally-Rivera and the Assistant Provost of Diversity say that acts of such hatred on UMass campus are not necessarily a trend

UMass professor receives NSF grant to study Internet censorship circumvention

Amir Houmansadr hopes to create platform from which other researchers can develop more effective circumvention tools.

Armed assault suspect held without bail until at least Wednesday

William McKeown was arraigned Monday in Eastern Hampshire County District Court, and faces charges of armed robbery, assault and battery, and assault with a dangerous weapon.

Suspect in custody in connection with armed assault incident

William McKeown, 19, of Framingham, is in Framingham Police custody on an outstanding warrant in connection with the University of Massachusetts Police Department’s investigation into Thursday’s assault at Pierpont Hall.

Student leaders are concerned with trend of racial/ethnic vandalism on UMass campus

University administrators say recent acts of vandalism go against University values, but students on campus call the vandalism an act of violence and question what those values are.

New UMass Police Chief Tyrone Parham excited to join campus community

Parham touched on variety of campus safety points Friday, including that the University has recently checked all Blue Lights on campus, and its working to remind the community to “remain vigilant” of safety.

UMass Police Chief Tyrone Parham ‘optimistic’ as University prepares for Blarney

Tyrone Parham, who was sworn in as UMass police chief Friday, said he hopes the pattern of last year’s “success” dealing with Blarney Blowout will continue this year.