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Veterans Advocacy Services cancels event celebrating Hampshire College flag victory -

December 5, 2016

UMass women’s basketball team can’t recover from sluggish start in 65-55 loss to George Mason -

December 5, 2016

‘Loving’ is simple, honest and a rare beauty -

December 5, 2016

Trump’s victory is unsurprising in racist America -

December 5, 2016

Capitalism must be fixed, not replaced -

December 5, 2016

Three-point shooting sinks UMass women’s basketball in loss to George Mason -

December 5, 2016

Use words to describe, not diminish -

December 5, 2016

Student sport organization holds video game tournament to raise money for scholarship -

December 5, 2016

‘Hacksaw Ridge’ starts slow but escalates quickly -

December 5, 2016

UMass hockey fails to generate scoring chances in 3-0 loss to Notre Dame Saturday -

December 4, 2016

UMass men’s basketball shooting woes continue as the Minutemen fall 65-62 to UCF -

December 3, 2016

Despite poor shooting performance, UMass men’s basketball shows improvement on defensive end -

December 3, 2016

Notebook: Ty Flowers shines in UMass men’s basketball’s loss to UCF Saturday -

December 3, 2016

Ray Pigozzi shines in first game back for the UMass hockey team since November 4 -

December 2, 2016

UMass starts hot, finishes strong in upset win over No. 12 Notre Dame -

December 2, 2016

SGA vice president will resign at the end of the semester -

December 2, 2016

Raise the Flag protestors praise -

December 2, 2016

Dining and Housekeeping employees at Smith College seek new contract -

December 1, 2016

In response to election, immigration lawyer briefs students on potential changes -

December 1, 2016

Avinoam Patt discusses the role of displaced Jews in the creation of Israel -

December 1, 2016

UMass professor speaks about gender disparity in STEM fields

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Professor Nilanjana Dasgupta led a talk Tuesday evening that explored how female experts and peers serve as role models that encourage young women and increase their participation in STEM fields.

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UMass professors receive grant to explore the past effects of Greenland’s climate change

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National Science Foundation funds team’s in-field research.

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Students hold sit-in to protest UMass investment in fossil fuel companies

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Divest UMass members received word Monday afternoon they will have an hour-long phone conversation with Board of Trustees Chairman Victor Woolridge and UMass President Marty Meehan Tuesday afternoon.

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UMass astronomers discover ‘outrageously’ luminous galaxies

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Kevin Harrington led a study using a Large Millimeter Telescope to discover galaxies so bright that they are described as “hyper-luminous” and “extremely luminous.”

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UMass professor receives NSF grant to study Internet censorship circumvention

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Amir Houmansadr hopes to create platform from which other researchers can develop more effective circumvention tools.

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Animal rights activist Rachel Atcheson speaks on campus

(Rachel Atcheson, the Humane League's Director of Campus Outreach, spoke to about 20 students, most of them being members of PNUT, an RSO that educates people about veganism and vegetarianism. Robert Rigo/ Daily Collegian)

Rachel Atcheson, director of campus outreach with the Humane League, a national farm animal protection organization, spoke to roughly 20 students Tuesday evening.

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Medicine expert Steven Kassels gives talk on national heroin epidemic at UMass

(Dr. Steven Kassels lectures on the current Heroin Epidemic facing America Monday in the ILC. Katherine Mayo/ Daily Collegian)

An expert on addiction and emergency medicine delivered the talk and read excerpts from his new book.

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UMass ranked among top research universities

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UMass ranked among top research universities

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UMass alumnus brings new app to Amherst

Slydde, created by UMass alumnus Peter Levin, will allow customers to order, pay for and tip for drinks using their phones.

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UMass student farm ranks fifth in country

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College Values Online recently ranked the UMass student farm as fifth among best sustainable college-run farms.

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UMass kicks off Sustainability Month with Game Day Cleanup Challenge

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Volunteers helped clean up litter from Saturday’s UMass football tailgate near McGuirk Stadium.

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UMass Researchers concentrate on advanced robotic lower limbs

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Two professors are creating new prosthetics with the hopes of making amputees’ lives easier.

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UMass Associate Professor Lisa Wexler wins Fulbright Fellowship to do research in Canada

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Wexler will travel to Halifax in spring 2016 to raise awareness for indigenous people.

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UMass receives $1 million grant for research into energy efficiency

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HVAC and solar power usage in Holyoke will be tracked by new technologies.

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Apple announces iPhone 6S, iPad Pro, other products at fall event.

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Tech giant unveils iPhone 6S and 6S Plus, iPad Pro, Apple Pencil, among other products.

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Four months after banning Iranian students from certain graduate programs, UMass announces new measures to ensure compliance with U.S. law

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Preparation for visa renewal process and faculty and staff trainings in export control laws to be instituted.

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UMass Fly Fishing Club brings the sport to the next generation

(Courtesy of Christopher Roller)

A group of 30 UMass students is getting back to nature through their membership on the only collegiate fly fishing club in the area.

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UMass takes a leap into the world of big data

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New college and data science center have one UMass administrator hoping to turn the Pioneer Valley into the next Silicon Valley.

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Information Technology begins upgrading campus network amid growing concerns

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The department hopes to fundraise $64 million to aid in modernizing the entire campus network.

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UMass hosts 36-hour hackathon over the weekend

HackUMass saw an estimated 500 people attend the hacking marathon Saturday and Sunday.

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