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UMass women’s basketball handles Duquesne at home -

January 16, 2017

UMass men’s basketball’s late comeback falls short after blowing 15-point first-half lead -

January 15, 2017

UMass hockey outlasted at home against No. 6 UMass Lowell -

January 14, 2017

Hailey Leidel hits second buzzer beater of the season to give UMass women’s basketball win over Davidson -

January 13, 2017

UMass football hosts Maine at Fenway Park in 2017 -

January 12, 2017

UMass men’s basketball snaps losing streak and upsets Dayton Wednesday night at Mullins Center -

January 11, 2017

UMass women’s track and field takes second at Dartmouth Relays -

January 10, 2017

UMass hockey falls to No. 5 Boston University at Frozen Fenway -

January 8, 2017

UMass professor to make third appearance on ‘Jeopardy!’ -

January 8, 2017

UMass women’s basketball suffers brutal loss on road against Saint Joseph’s -

January 7, 2017

UMass men’s basketball drops thirds straight, falls to VCU 81-64 -

January 7, 2017

UMass men’s basketball drops tightly-contested conference matchup against George Mason Wednesday night -

January 4, 2017

Late-game defense preserves UMass women’s basketball’s win against rival Rhode Island -

January 4, 2017

AIC shuts out UMass hockey 3-0 at Mullins Center -

January 4, 2017

UMass professor to appear as contestant on ‘Jeopardy!’ Thursday night -

January 4, 2017

Penalties plague UMass hockey in Mariucci Classic championship game -

January 2, 2017

UMass men’s basketball falls in A-10 opener to St. Bonaventure and its veteran backcourt -

December 30, 2016

UMass woman’s basketball ends FIU Holiday Classic with 65-47 loss to Drexel -

December 29, 2016

UMass men’s basketball finishes non-conference schedule strong with win over Georgia State -

December 28, 2016

Brett Boeing joins UMass hockey for second half of season -

December 28, 2016

Winning Hult Prize team at UMass to travel to semi-finals of competition in March

(Robert Rigo/Daily Collegian)

Team of sophomores developed the idea for a social and professional network for refugees.

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UMass educator to train local farmers in food safety practices

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Lisa McKeag received a USDA grant to help MA farms manage food safety risks.

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Craft Center hosts “DIY Stands with Standing Rock” art build

(Sam Anderson/Daily Collegian)

Crafts to be sold at benefit show at The Flip tonight.

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State residents raise questions in spar over Ballot Question 3

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Proposed ballot referendum on humane animal treatment challenged.

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Protesters gather to demand banks to divest from Dakota Access Pipeline

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Around 150 people gathered to protest banks financing the Dakota Access Pipeline.

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Apple crop reduced in wake of drought

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The drought and other factors could decrease yield by 50 percent, said Stockbridge professor Jon Clements.

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UMass professors offer perspectives on the drought

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This year’s drought is serious, but the town of Amherst’s water supplies will not likely run out, according to an associate professor of geosciences.

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UMass engineers awarded three-year cancer research grant

(Daily Collegian Archives)

The researchers will receive $425,000 from the National Science Foundation to study metastatic cancer.

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Students, faculty discuss climate justice with author-activist

Wen Stephenson, the author of What We’re Fighting for Now Is Each Other, spoke to audiences in W.E.B. Du Bois Library on Thursday. (Jong Man Kim

Activist Wen Stephenson discussed the environmental and emotional effects of climate change.

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Massachusetts drought heavily impacts local agriculture

Erica Lowenkron/Daily Collegian)

Many farmers expect need of government loans to get through winter.

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Astronomy department head hosting sundial and sky-watching event

Robert Rigo/Daily Collegian)

Stephen Schneider will mark the beginning of the autumnal equinox with a pair of gatherings at the UMass Sunwheel today.

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Members of Amherst community unfazed by water ban

(Judith Gibson-Okunieff/ Daily Collegian)

Members of the Amherst community comment on town’s mandatory water ban.

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New app called Swpr. launched to combat hunger on college campus

Courtesy of Tanaya M. Asnani and Brian Ramirez

Swpr. app to attempt to combat hunger on UMass campus.

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Governor Baker to award UMass $5 million for cybersecurity and technology

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Grant from Commonwealth will allow university’s partnerships to expand computing facilities and training programs.

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Hampshire College to become entirely solar powered with installation of 15,000 panels

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The College aims to slash carbon emissions, and its electricity bill, with new solar energy system.

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UMass solar energy initiative to install new solar panels and provide electrical power at discounted rates

(Daily Collegian Archives)

New initiative aims to save electricity costs for the university by $6.2 million in a span of 20 years.

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Plastic bag ban for Amherst stores set to begin in 2017

(Daily Collegian Archives)

University of Massachusetts graduate student Kevin Hollerbach argues against relying on plastics.

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Hampshire College to become entirely solar powered with installation of 15,000 panels.

(Robert Rigo/ Daily Collegian)

The College aims to slash carbon emissions, and its electricity bill, with new solar energy system.

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50 Activists attend meeting as UMass Board of Trustees approves motion of divestment from fossil fuel companies

(Katherine Mayo/Daily Collegian)

Union staff members cite concerns over recent layoffs and university privatization.

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UMass announces new School of Earth and Sustainability

(Daily Collegian Archives)

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.

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