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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

Health care, DACA headline congressional town hall in Northampton -

September 20, 2017

UMass field hockey looks to continue winning streak against St. Francis and Lock Haven -

September 20, 2017

Kuerzi battles through shin splints for UMass field hockey -

September 20, 2017

Palmer, Britt starting to materialize as playmakers on UMass football’s receiving corps -

September 20, 2017

Bring the Constitution back to campus -

September 20, 2017

Why All College Students Should Still Handwrite Their Notes -

September 20, 2017

Loads of Frustration -

September 20, 2017

Fitbits, Apple watches and other devices all have the same objective -

September 20, 2017

UMass engineering students lend a hand to the disabled

Four University of Massachusetts engineering students found a way to lend a helping hand to individuals with disabilities eager to spend more time in the great outdoors.

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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.

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UMass scientists design microscope so powerful it can see individual molecules

UMass biology professor Patricia Wadsworth and physics assistant professor Jennifer Ross are developing a new microscope to shed light on the inner workings of the cell – one molecule at a time.

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Public Law School Proposal in Action

The University of Massachusetts Board of Trustees voted 14-4 Thursday to approve a proposal to establish a law program at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth. The vote is the last in a series of Trustee committee votes which have cleared the way for UMass Dartmouth to absorb the Southern New England School of Law, creating Massachusetts’ first public law school.

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Crime Log: Weekend of Thursday, Dec. 3 – Saturday, Dec. 5

Crime Log for Thursday Dec. 3 through Saturday Dec. 5

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UM music department battles financial constraints in efforts to improve services to its students

The music department at the University of Massachusetts consists of fewer than 250 undergraduates and 50 graduate students and represents the impact of financial constraints on a department that has shown a level of high ambition and in-depth planning.

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UMass Dance Program receives photographic collection by Barbara Morgan

Recently the University of Massachusetts Dance Program received a collection of images taken by the late Barbara Morgan, a photographer known for her dance images.

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Time recognizes UM professor’s invention as one of the year’s best

Derek Lovley, professor of microbiology, was credited in Time Magazine’s list of the top 50 inventions of 2009 for extracting energy from Geobacter bacteria.

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Preserve UMass advocates for historic buildings survey

Preserve UMass negotiates with officials over the fate of several historic buildings on campus, including whether or not to maintain them or allow them to deteriorate.

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Hawk feasts on area squirrel, crowd gathers

Students traveling to and from Bartlett Hall yesterday found themselves observing survival of the fittest firsthand.

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UMass makes the Recreation Center official

An official opening ceremony for the UMass Recreation Center will be held Thursday Dec. 3 with University officials such as Chancellor Robert C. Holub and President Jack Wilson scheduled to attend.

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UMass alum wins poker jackpot

UMass alum Brian Barboza set to compete for $1,000,000 in “Pokerstars Million Dollar Challenge,” with other top contestants and poker extraordinaire Daniel Negraneu.

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82 UMass buildings added to Mass. historic asset inventory

82 new University of Massachusetts buildings have been added to Massachusetts’ “Inventory of Archaeological and Historic Assets of the Commonwealth” list – raising the total number of UMass buildings on this list to 105.

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UMass Transit Services hosts second-annual Food Bus Drive

The University of Massachusetts Transit Services has announced that it will sponsor its second-annual Food Bus Drive beginning Nov. 30.

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UMass offers high school students a chance at polymer research

The University of Massachusetts Materials Research Science and Engineering Center (MRSEC) is accepting applications from high school students interested in gaining first-hand laboratory research experience.

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Alumni Association considers restructuring dues in hope of raising larger donations

After years of fundraising lagging behind the alumni networks of its peer institutions, the University of Massachusetts Alumni Association is now considering different ways to attract members to the Alumni Association. One of the plans currently being discussed is lowering the annual dues required for membership to the association.

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Professor Forbes implanted the cancer-fighting protein into mice with breast tumors

University of Massachusetts Amherst chemical engineering professor Neil Forbes has successfully implanted the cancer-fighting protein TRAIL into mice with breast tumors and activated it. According to a release, 100 percent of the mice survived over the next 30 days after the cancer-fighting protein was implanted.

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Psychological Services Center opens new Post Traumatic Stress Disorder treatment program

UMass’ Psychological Services Center is conducting “research-based interventions” to alleviate and lessen many of the symptoms of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder as part of their new treatment program.

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UMass Budget Planning Task Force sets out to advise administration

Barring another injection of federal stimulus money, the University of Massachusetts will itself be facing down a large budget cliff in the coming months and years. In the meantime, Chancellor Robert Holub has retained the Budget Planning Task Force (BPTF) that was brought together last year, and rekindled its efforts in advising the UMass administration.

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UMass hopes to bring law school into fold

While Massachusetts has never offered its residents a public law school, things could be changing for those who feel they cannot afford private school prices.

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