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Slow start sinks Minutemen against URI -

January 17, 2018

UMass three-game win streak snapped in Rhode Island humbling -

January 17, 2018

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

Connecticut River commission member to address river’s significance

Nathaniel Tripp, the Vermont delegate to the Connecticut River Joint Commission, will discuss Tuesday how New England’s largest waterway connects people and places in a Tuesday lecture.

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UPDATE: UMass abroad students safe after Japan earthquake

At 2:46 local time, an 8.9 earthquake crushed Japan and proliferated a tsunami that sliced through the country.

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Report shows EPA creates jobs

A report released by the Political Economy Research Institute in February showed that compliance with Environmental Protection Agency regulations contributes to job growth and not job losses, as many believed.

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How a burger can destroy the planet

The process of collecting and packing meat is producing carbon emissions that are contributing to global warming, and scientists are searching for alternatives to stop the problem.

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Turn your six packs into gas, and other climate change tips

According to the UMass Office of Waste Management, the campus processes approximately 5,954 tons of recyclable waste per year. Some 55 percent of the waste generated at UMass is recycled here.

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Green housing may help save the planet and cash in your wallet

Green housing development may have the construction and real estate industries buzzing with abundant promise for a more eco-friendly, and profitable, future.

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UMass Transit encourages students, residents, to hop on for climate change

There are approximately 14,000 registered cars at UMass, contributing to greenhouse gases, and the PVTA’s ultra low sulfur diesel buses may help reduce

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UMass leads by example in its sustainability efforts

The University of Massachusetts was recently awarded the Governor’s “Leading by Example” prize for taking steps to reduce its carbon emissions footprint.

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Knobloch lectures UMass about climate change

Kevin Knobloch, president of the Union of Concerned Scientists, spoke to an audience on Oct. 18 with his lecture “Climate Change: Profiles in Paralysis,” warning the crowd that more directed action needs to be taken against global warming.

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John Smol discusses industrialism’s adverse effects in lecture

Queen’s University Professor John Smol discussed the world’s industrial footprint on the environment in a Monday lecture.

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UMass professor scouts out cave for underground lab

An assistant professor in the Geosciences Department at the University of Massachusetts went on an excursion to South Dakota this summer to examine a defunct gold mine for its research potential.

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UM researchers develop phone app to help rescue Gulf wildlife

A team of University researchers has developed a smart phone application which allows users to track the whereabouts and wellbeing of injured wildlife in the Gulf of Mexico.

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PCBs discovered in Southwest during renovations

Toxic polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) were discovered in and around Southwest in caulk and other additives this summer during renovation work.

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The Norwottuck Trail finds itself a pain in the glass and planning

The 11-mile Norwottuck Rail Trail is currently in progress for renovations due to glass and root problems. In light of the trail’s fragile state, a design submission will be reviewed by the Massachusetts Environmental Policy Act (MEPA) regarding plans for a large-scale reconstruction.

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Watch your waste: Can students saving energy save the word?

UMass students may not be concerned about saving energy, but Danielle Kahn provides a few easy solutions on how to watch one’s waste.

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National Geographic Speaker discusses human connection with trees

In coordination with National Arbor Day on April 30 and as part of the “Spring 2010 TEI Environmental Lecture Series,” the University of Massachusetts hosted a lecture by Nalini Nadkarni, a National Geographic Speaker, Tuesday night in the Stockbridge Bowker Auditorium.

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Commonwealth Honors College Hosts Lectures on Sustainability and Environment

As part of the 40th Earth Day and Commonwealth Honors College’s tenth birthday, a series of “Daffodil Lectures” were held in the Integrated Sciences Building on sustainability and the environment last Saturday.

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Slideshow: Nor’easter pummels North Shore

A nor’easter hit the North Shore on the night of Feb. 25 into the following morning. The storm pulled trees from the ground, ripped roofs off of houses and businesses, and even started a fire. Many cars were crushed by fallen trees and parts of buildings. Crews are working around the clock to clean up the mess, but a handful of houses are still without electricity.

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Amherst sleeps out to protest climate change

Students for a Just and Stable Future took part in a “sleep-out” last Saturday in Amherst Common. Students came from all over the state to sleep on the common overnight in protest of climate change and fossil fuels.

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MASSPIRG urges better recycling in the Commonwealth

The UMass chapter of MASSPIRG will hold a kickoff event Feb. 3 on campus, officially launching a project to improve the nearly 30-year-old Bottle Bill for recycling in the state.

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