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Active Minds strives to start conversation about mental health, end stigma -

March 28, 2017

Native American Student Association plans for powwow after travelling to Native Nations Rise March in Washington D.C. -

March 28, 2017

Black Student Union aims to be a strong voice for the African-American community on UMass’ campus -

March 28, 2017

UMass Students for Reproductive Justice continue fighting for student rights -

March 28, 2017

UMass notebook: Celtics assistant coach Micah Shrewsberry reportedly interviewed for a second time Monday for men’s basketball head coaching vacancy -

March 28, 2017

UMass softball anxiously awaits start of conference play with doubleheader against BU looming Thursday. -

March 28, 2017

UMass baseball gets its long-awaited homecoming Tuesday against Northeastern -

March 28, 2017

Have you popped your bubble? -

March 28, 2017

The atrophy of activism: a message for student protesters -

March 28, 2017

Emmi Beuger’s day off – Interview with Kate Leddy -

March 28, 2017

Josh Odam spreads succinct messages through Free Negro University clothing line -

March 28, 2017

Fourteen random ‘treat yourself’ items for $25 and under -

March 28, 2017

Student Activism Special Issue Preview Video -

March 27, 2017

Anthropology professor holds lecture on violence and policymaking -

March 27, 2017

Student Activism Special Issue 2017 -

March 27, 2017

Congressmen McGovern and Ellison discuss progressive politics under Trump administration on Saturday -

March 27, 2017

SGA President Anthony Vitale and Vice President Lily Wallace promise to improve assistance to student activists next year -

March 27, 2017

Editor’s note: UMass works because they do -

March 27, 2017

The UMass club that is un-beelievable -

March 27, 2017

Interview with Ghazah Abbasi, Sanctuary Campus Movement organizer -

March 27, 2017

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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Professors recieve presidential early career award

Two University of Massachusetts professors recently were

awarded the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and

Engineers, and offer advice for undergrads.

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Lawrence Schwartz given named chair in integrative science

Professor Lawrence Schwartz has been named the the first Eugene M. and Ronnie Isenberg Professor of Integrative Science.

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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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Research experience program for freshmen launched by College of Natural Sciences

The new program offered by the College of Natural Science gives 18 freshmen this semester a chance to work one-on-one with select faculty members.

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Bioenergy conference held to discuss progress

The newly-established North American BioElectric System Meeting series at UMass covers new breakthroughs with bioelectric microbiology and related subjects.

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Scientists discuss solutions to invasive species

The recent 2010 Biocontrol for Nature Conference discussed the epidemic of invasive flora taking over environments, and what can be done to stop them.

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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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Graduate student receives science award for biomechanics

In August, Ross Miller, a University of Massachusetts graduate student and Ph.D. candidate, received the Young Scientist Pre-Doctoral Award from the American Society of Biomechanics (ASB). The award was presented to Miller at the 34th Annual ASB Meeting in Providence, R.I.

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Assistant Professor Christopher Condit and team of NASA astronauts in training explore the heavens on earth

UMass geology professor Christopher Condit worked with NASA on its Desert Rats (DRATS) program last summer simulating conditions on the moon and Mars north of Flagstaff, Arizona.

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UM researcher receives NSF grant to study gravitational waves

University of Massachusetts physicist Laura Cadonati has received a $700,000 grant from the NSF to study ancience raves of sound reverberating through space since the Big Bang.

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UMass researchers create Critical Links program to aid wildlife

Using digital maps, aerial photography, and first hand observation, UMass researchers created a program called Critical Links. It is working to improve water, underground, and above ground transportation routes for wildlife.

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UMass launches new grad program in fish engineering

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering has partnered with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service out of Hadley to create a new, one-of-a-kind graduate program in ecohydrology and fish passage engineering this fall.

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New social niche for college students

New social networking website promises to keep away the prying eyes of employers, schools, parents and pre-teens. The website is designed for the use of college students only and will be coming to a campus near you.

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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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Is facebook keeping kids in school?

Researchers found that students who used facebook regularly had a more active social life and stayed in school longer than those who did not.

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