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Trio of second period goals leads Maine to 3-1 win over UMass hockey -

January 16, 2018

Small-ball lineup sparks UMass men’s basketball comeback over Saint Joseph’s -

January 14, 2018

UMass men’s basketball tops St. Joe’s in wild comeback -

January 14, 2018

UMass women’s track and field have record day at Beantown Challenge -

January 14, 2018

UMass women’s basketball blows halftime lead to Saint Joseph’s, fall to the Hawks 84-79. -

January 14, 2018

UMass hockey beats Vermont 6-3 in courageous win -

January 13, 2018

Makar, Leonard score but UMass can only muster 2-2 tie with Vermont -

January 13, 2018

Pipkins breaks UMass single game scoring record in comeback win over La Salle -

January 10, 2018

Conservative student activism group sues UMass over free speech policy -

January 10, 2018

Report: Makar declines invite from Team Canada Olympic team -

January 10, 2018

Prince Hall flood over winter break -

January 10, 2018

Minutemen look to avoid three straight losses with pair against Vermont -

January 10, 2018

Men’s and women’s track and field open seasons at Dartmouth Relays -

January 10, 2018

Turnovers and poor shooting hurt UMass women’s basketball in another conference loss at St. Bonaventure -

January 8, 2018

Shorthanded, UMass men’s basketball shocks Dayton with 62-60 win -

January 7, 2018

Northampton City Council elects Ryan O’Donnell as new council president -

January 7, 2018

UMass power play stays hot but Minutemen lose 8-3 to UMass Lowell -

January 7, 2018

UMass hockey falls to UMass Lowell in 8-3 blowout -

January 7, 2018

UMass hockey falls short against Yale in 5-3 loss Friday -

January 5, 2018

Otis Livingston II, George Mason drop UMass men’s basketball 80-72 -

January 3, 2018

Board of Higher Education approves law school plan

The Massachusetts Board of Higher Education voted unanimously Tuesday to approve the creation of a public law school to be located at UMass Dartmouth. The law program will open this September.

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Haiti: Not just a natural disaster

The recent tragedy in Haiti was analyzed from a historical and academic viewpoint on Friday afternoon by students, faculty, and members of the community. The conference, titled “Haiti: Not (just) a Natural Disaster/ Solidarity with Haiti”, was organized by the Center for Latin American, Caribbean, and Latino Studies.

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Branding campaign hopes to erase “ZooMass” stereotype

Attempting to rid itself from the “ZooMass” party reputation, the University of Massachusetts has started a new branding campaign, which attempts to create an image that students and alumni can be proud of.

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Commencement Ball

The 13th annual Commencement Ball, an annual event for graduating seniors and hosted by the Student Alumni Association (SAA), will be held on Friday, May 7, from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. The formal gala will be one of four possible themes: ‘Brazilian Carnival,’ ‘Fire and Ice,’ ‘Around the World’ and ‘Circus.’ Now, for the first time in years, seniors will have the option to vote for their favorite Commencement Ball theme.

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Mass. native recounts Haiti aftermath, relief efforts

Peter Kapiloff, a 27-year-old from Williamstown, Mass., visited campus Friday evening to describe the unforgettable things he witnessed in the first hours after a massive earthquake devastated Haiti earlier this month.

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Public Agenda study cites high tuition costs for college drop-out rate

A recent study by Public Agenda, a nonprofit group, cites the rising cost of higher education as the number one reason as to why more college students are dropping out of school.

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PHENOM rallies support for public higher education

The Public Higher Education Network of Massachusetts or PHENOM, came to the University of Massachusetts on Sunday, Jan. 31 to kick-off their initiative to raise investment on higher education and lower costs to students.

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New project hopes to turn Southwest from concrete jungle to urban oasis

The Southwest residence area of the University of Massachusetts has been called the concrete jungle by students for years, but that wilderness is now planned to turn from barren cityscape to college metropolis, ripe with vegetation.

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Members of Student Government Association plan new course

Last night, members of the Student Government Association passed a resolution to support a proposed course designed specifically for SGA members.

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Gov. Patrick releases 2011 budget; UMass spared cuts

With the release of Mass. Gov. Deval Patrick’s 2011 budget Tuesday, it appears as if the University of Massachusetts has been spared any major cuts to funding, and has actually received a revenue boost.

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UMass scientist bakes for cyber security discoveries

Cyber Security expert Kevin Fu will address young people at the Hong Kong 2010 “Make a Difference” conference about how hobbies, such as baking, stimulate creativity.

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UMass Psychologists host ADHD counseling for families

A new study offers weekly group sessions for parents with hyperactive pre-school children which will include coping strategies for handling emotional outbursts.

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UMass Crime Log: Jan. 21-25

The first week back on the UMass campus proved a busy week for UMPD who made several alcohol related arrests over the weekend.

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Community Clips

Upcoming events occurring at UMass during the next week.

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SGA members brainstorm ideas for March 4 “Day of Action to Defend Education”

The University of Massachusetts Student Government Association (SGA) met to decide on a course of action for the “March 4 National Day of Action to Defend Education,” a national movement started by students to raise awareness for problems educational institutions currently face.

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Former UMass professor Suzanne Model to study immigration in Taiwan

Retired University of Massachusetts professor of sociology Suzanne Model has been awarded a Fulbright Scholarship to study immigration in Taiwan.

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Holub salon brings together Pioneer Valley artists

Tuesday, Jan. 19, the University of Massachusetts Amherst’s chancellor, Robert Holub, and his wife, Sabine Holub, opened their home to both artists and art enthusiasts alike for the fourth monthly Hillside salon.

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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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