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‘It’ has revitalized the modern monster movie -

September 21, 2017

UMass Republicans feel ostracized in political climate -

September 21, 2017

Irma hits Cuba, putting rain cloud over students’ study abroad plans -

September 21, 2017

UMass football travels to Tennessee for its first Power Five game of 2017 -

September 21, 2017

UMass women’s soccer looks ahead to Thursday matchup with Davidson -

September 21, 2017

Perussault and the Minutewomen are ready for the start of A-10 play -

September 21, 2017

Behind the “Hate has no home at UMass” campaign -

September 21, 2017

A-10 field hockey notebook: VCU, St. Joseph’s, and Lock Haven dominate -

September 21, 2017

Video games as art -

September 21, 2017

A-10 men’s soccer notebook: Davidson falls to Virginia Tech in Blacksburg -

September 21, 2017

Glazed and confused: what youth should know about vaping -

September 21, 2017

Trust the professors, and trust the system -

September 21, 2017

Beauty that exists all around you and how to notice it -

September 21, 2017

Student death reported to the University Sept. 19 -

September 20, 2017

Domestic violence and experience of Muslim women lecture kicks off seminar series -

September 20, 2017

Students demand bathroom accountability -

September 20, 2017

Small trashcan fire broke out in Kennedy Hall -

September 20, 2017

Immigration policy discussed in public teach-in -

September 20, 2017

Massachusetts men’s soccer ties Central Connecticut State in double overtime -

September 20, 2017

Atlantic 10 Women’s Soccer Notebook: Saint Louis Billikens off to hottest start among A-10 teams -

September 20, 2017

UMass Transportation Center wins competitive $3.5 million grant

The UMass Transportation Center is one of 10 named recipiants of a
$3.5 million grant by the U.S. Department of Transportation.

Researchers predict climate change will encourage invasive species

Climate change will bring rising temperatures and new invasive species, according to the USDA.

UMass faculty research solar neutrinos

UMass faculty members Andrea Pocar and Laura Cadonati visited the mountains of Italy to measure the once ellusive 7Be solar neutrinos using a high precision neutrino detector.

Nuclear physicist speaks at UMass organization’s event

Dr. Kelvin Klemm, a nuclear physicist, spoke about nuclear power at an event put on by the UMass branch of Collegians for a Constructive Tomorrow (CFACT).

Massachusetts nuclear sites face increased scrutiny

In the wake of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear meltdown in Japan, several Massachusetts nuclear power generating sites are drawing increased scrutiny from government regulators seeking to ensure similar disasters are never an issue here.

House reduces maximum award amount for Pell Grant

The House of Representatives recently voted to cut the budget for Pell Grants, reducing total financial aid available for students.

Jessica Jackley speaks at UMass

Jessica Jackley, founder of the microloan website Kiva.org, gave a lecture at UMass last Wednesday on social entrepreneurship.

UMass professors help identify galaxy ‘protocluster’

University astrophysicists uncover a massive galaxy protocluster, shedding light on the early years of our universe.

Wood-burning plant in Springfield given the go-ahead

Palmer Renewable Energy, a wood-burning plant in Springfield, was given the OK by the state.

Disability Services helps students get the accommodations they need

The University of Massachusetts’ Office of Disability Services helps provide “full access” for people with a range of disabilities.

How to graduate “debt free.”

University of Massachusetts senior Zac Bissonnette has published a book, “Debt Free U: How I Paid for an Outstanding College Education Without Loans, Scholarships, or Mooching off My Parents.”

Research experience program for freshmen launched by College of Natural Sciences

The new program offered by the College of Natural Science gives 18 freshmen this semester a chance to work one-on-one with select faculty members.

Rutgers’ Student’s Death Sparks Shock, Outrage

Student death shocks nation. Tyler Clementi, a freshman at Rutgers University, jumped off the George Washington Bridge to his untimely death. One of four recent deaths due to bullying by peers because of the students’ sexual orientation.

Commonwealth Honors College students fold paper cranes for breast cancer awareness

Students of the Commonwealth Honors College organized an origami paper
crane folding party on Thursday, September 23, to promote awareness of
breast cancer

Author speaks about cultural differences

Monday, Sept. 13, Anne Fadiman spoke at the University of Massachusetts about “The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down,” her award-winning book about the experiences of an epileptic Hmong girl, Lia Lee and the cross-cultural difficulties that arose between her family and her doctors in treating the condition. The talk was open to the public and held in Bartlett Hall.