UMass professor receives NSF grant to study Internet censorship circumvention

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, 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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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Residential security technology and infrastructure main focus of University’s reforms

The 2012 gang rape incident currently moving through the courts pushed UMass to implement more physical security renovations than policy changes.

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Minuteman Launch Team races to space in upcoming competition

Senior mechanical engineering students built rocket for NASA Student Launch challenge in Huntsville, Alabama.

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UMass library opens groundbreaking 3D printing lab

MakerBot Innovation Center on third floor of Du Bois is the first of its kind and promises to have wide ranging use for students and faculty.

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UMass organizes ‘active threat exercise’ on campus

The Office of Emergency Management held an active shooter training in Franklin Dining Commons as part of emergency response training Thursday.

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