March 4, 2015

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Professor Neil Forbes receives $1.56 million grant to develop cancer-killing Salmonella -

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UMass, Trey Davis ready for Richmond and Kendall Anthony -

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Milan Fashion Week mixes the old with the new -

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Smartphone surge following historic net neutrality decision shows relationship between technology and consumers -

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Tournament time: UMass women’s basketball faces St. Bonaventure in A-10 opener -

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Bread & Butter brings local produce to Amherst’s breakfast scene -

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‘Blarney’ guest policy is too harsh and was announced too late -

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Esho and Lalanne ready for one final show at Mullins Center -

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Inside the Park with Marky Mark: March 3, 2015 -

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Meet the 2015 SGA spring election candidates -

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Years of dedication lead to breakout senior campaign for Zack LaRue -

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Five simple steps to get your college diet on track -

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Students head to State House, push for more public higher education funding -

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Gabriel Schmitt hopes to improve UMass health services as student trustee -

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Barrett/Barbosa ‘ready on day one’ -

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An outsider to the SGA, student trustee candidate Nicholas Vigneau says he brings a fresh perspective to the position -

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Kristi Sefanoni pleased with UMass softball’s start to season -

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Outsider candidates Rocco Giordano and Dhananjay (Danny) Mirlay Srinivas intent on shoring up student-administration relationship, getting more voices heard -

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UMass tennis wins its first conference match in weekend split -

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Minutewomen excel despite injuries, Minutemen gain experience -

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Apple unveils new smartwatch and larger iPhone 6

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Timothy D. Cook, head of Apple, reveals the highly anticipated iPhone 6 and Apple Watch.

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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’ School of Public Health and Health Sciences receives two-year grant from The National Cancer Institute

Researchers, led by epidemiologist Katherine Reeves, will investigate the possible correlation between antidepressant use and breast cancer in women.

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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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UMass grad student and research professor survey leatherback turtles

A leatherback turtle covers her eggs in a nest on Bioko Island in Equatorial Guinea on December 30, 2004. (gsb)

A study done by a UMass graduate student and a research professor assesses leatherback turtles near Cape Cod.

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‘Odd science’ defended in scientific journal

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Biologists explain need for funding

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Divest UMass ups tactics for raising awareness among students

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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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Researcher conducted lecture on language and emotion development

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Emotion regulation of toddlers addressed by Penn State faculty member

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Reddit Co-founder Alexis Ohanian speaks at UMass

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Online entrepreneur offers insight to students about entrepreneurship

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Snowy weather leads to poor turnout at Electric Vehicle Ride and Drive

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Students, faculty and the public had the opportunity to test-drive electric vehicles on Tuesday, and the University celebrated the installation of a new charging station on campus.

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UMass psychologists study the effects of casual video games

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Results show a variety of cognitive benefits based on age.

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UMass geoscientists finds 2012 lunar models similar to model from 1960s

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University of Massachusetts geoscientist Donald Wise says it might be time to revise our ideas of the moon’s origins.

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UMass considers a virtual bookstore

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Declining sales at on-campus bookstores and the high cost of textbooks has prompted the administration to seek a digital alternative.

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UMass professor gives climate change lecture

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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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UMass mathematician receives two international prizes

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Professor is awarded for his contributions to mathematics

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UMass engineers develop system to aid visually impaired

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A beta version of the PERCEPT system, which uses smartphones as navigation aids, was launched in the Whitmore Administration Building last week.

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New web tool helps students calculate apartment rental costs

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Splitwise.com provides students with average rent prices based on the location and type of apartment as well as other tools for calculating housing expenses.

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New state climatologist position at UMass proposed by Governor Deval Patrick

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

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Five College researchers work on finding life on the Red Planet

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Dr. Jim Holden is one of multiple professors in the Five Colleges to try to discover the mysteries of Mars.

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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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