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UMass football readies for season-opener against Hawaii -

August 22, 2017

UMass women’s soccer falls to Central Connecticut 3-0 in home opener -

August 19, 2017

Preseason serves as opportunity for young UMass men’s soccer players -

August 13, 2017

Amherst Fire Department website adds user friendly components and live audio feed -

August 11, 2017

UMass takes the cake for best campus dining -

August 11, 2017

Two UMass students overcome obstacles to win full-ride scholarships -

August 2, 2017

The guilt of saying ‘guilty’ -

August 2, 2017

UMass tuition set to rise 3-4 percent for 2017-2018 school year -

July 18, 2017

PVTA potential cuts affect UMass and five college students -

July 10, 2017

New director of student broadcast media at UMass this fall -

July 10, 2017

Whose American Dream? -

June 24, 2017

Man who threatened to bomb Coolidge Hall taken into ICE custody -

June 24, 2017

Cale Makar drafted by Colorado Avalanche in first round of 2017 NHL Entry Draft -

June 24, 2017

Conservatives: The Trump experiment is over -

June 17, 2017

UMass basketball lands transfer Kieran Hayward from LSU -

May 18, 2017

UMass basketball’s Donte Clark transferring to Coastal Carolina -

May 17, 2017

Report: Keon Clergeot transfers to UMass basketball program -

May 15, 2017

Despite title-game loss, Meg Colleran’s brilliance in circle was an incredible feat -

May 14, 2017

UMass softball loses in heartbreaker in A-10 title game -

May 14, 2017

Navy sinks UMass women’s lacrosse 23-11 in NCAA tournament second round, ending Minutewomen’s season -

May 14, 2017

UMass Permaculture Initiative to add three new programs

Focus will go beyond sustainable planting and harvesting to examine energy and repopulation.

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Campus Sustainability Day to take place Wednesday

The nationwide event promotes the importance of sustainability in education on college campuses.

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UMass accepts $1.4 million donation from Monsanto

The multinational corporation has given the University a library of 3,500 plant tissues and cells.

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UMass students make an impact

UMass held its third annual Mass Impact day on Saturday.

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UMass to create new renewable energy chair position

The University will receive $2.5 million from the Department of Energy Resources to create the job.

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UMass professor to design agricultural systems in Himalayas

Carey Clouse, assistant professor of architecture and landscape architecture, has been awarded by the Fulbright Scholar Program to work in regions in India that are currently suffering from severe drought.

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Divest UMass ups tactics for raising awareness among students

The Fossil Fuel Divestment Campaign remains skeptical of the University’s willingness to address its concerns, despite the UMass Foundation’s plan to establish a socially responsible investing advisory committee.

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UMass professor gives climate change lecture

Dr. Richard Palmer spoke about sustainability and collaboration as a problem-solving strategy as part of the University’s Distinguished Faculty Lecture Series.

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New state climatologist position at UMass proposed by Governor Deval Patrick

The proposition comes as part of a $50 million statewide initiative aimed at climate change preparedness.

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UMass geologist, Amherst attorney talk fracking in Sunderland

Western Massachusetts weighs the positives and negatives of fracking if the practice came to the region.

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Biochar: A solution to climate change, soil fertility and energy production

Biochar is making waves in both the academic and agricultural fields.

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Annie Leonard addresses students on Earth Day

Annie Leonard, this year’s Earth Day keynote speaker, called students to action against environmental hazards.

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UMass students protest Keystone pipeline in capital

Close to 30 students from the University of Massachusetts were part of the protest in Washington, D.C. against the approval of the Keystone XL pipeline.

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UMass Hillel volunteers aid N.Y. Hurricane Sandy relief efforts

A group of seven UMass students and two UMass alumni volunteered in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn, N.Y., last Sunday to help with the ongoing Hurricane Sandy clean-up.

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Research team finds fishways ineffective

Fewer than 3 percent of targeted fish are making it over dams in the Northeastern U.S.

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Men’s rugby to hold Hurricane Sandy relief fundraiser

The University of Massachusetts men’s rugby team is holding a Hurricane Sandy relief benefit on Sunday to raise money for public school systems in Long Island, N.Y.

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Effects of Hurricane Sandy may hit Amherst

Local residents should take precautions as the effects of Hurricane Sandy are expected to impact the Amherst area Monday or Tuesday next week.

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Leaves begin to change

Ranked 14th out of 25, Amherst is on Yankee Magazine’s list for top foliage towns in New England.

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Wintry mid-autumn storm sweeps Western Mass., recovery begins

The rare fall nor’easter that pummeled the region Saturday left hundreds of thousands of people without power and toppled trees and branches across the Pioneer Valley and around much of the Northeast, shaking up normality for some.

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UMass to host farmers’ markets every Friday

The UMass Student Farm, UMass Permaculture and Garden Share are teaming up to sponsor farmers’ markets, every Friday in the Campus Center.

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