Scrolling Headlines:

UMass tuition set to rise 3-4 percent for 2017-2018 school year -

July 18, 2017

PVTA potential cuts affect UMass and five college students -

July 10, 2017

New director of student broadcast media at UMass this fall -

July 10, 2017

Whose American Dream? -

June 24, 2017

Man who threatened to bomb Coolidge Hall taken into ICE custody -

June 24, 2017

Cale Makar drafted by Colorado Avalanche in first round of 2017 NHL Entry Draft -

June 24, 2017

Conservatives: The Trump experiment is over -

June 17, 2017

UMass basketball lands transfer Kieran Hayward from LSU -

May 18, 2017

UMass basketball’s Donte Clark transferring to Coastal Carolina -

May 17, 2017

Report: Keon Clergeot transfers to UMass basketball program -

May 15, 2017

Despite title-game loss, Meg Colleran’s brilliance in circle was an incredible feat -

May 14, 2017

UMass softball loses in heartbreaker in A-10 title game -

May 14, 2017

Navy sinks UMass women’s lacrosse 23-11 in NCAA tournament second round, ending Minutewomen’s season -

May 14, 2017

UMass softball advances to A-10 Championship game -

May 13, 2017

UMass basketball adds Rutgers transfer Jonathan Laurent -

May 13, 2017

UMass women’s lacrosse gets revenge on Colorado, beat Buffs 13-7 in NCAA Tournament First Round -

May 13, 2017

Meg Colleran dominates as UMass softball tops Saint Joseph’s, advances in A-10 tournament -

May 12, 2017

Rain keeps UMass softball from opening tournament play; Minutewomen earn A-10 honors -

May 11, 2017

Former UMass football wide receiver Tajae Sharpe accused of assault in lawsuit -

May 10, 2017

Justice Gorsuch can save the UMass GEO -

May 10, 2017

IBM’s Watson comp. defeats humans on Jeopardy

The super computer Watson, developed and programmed by a variety of teams and institutions, including UMass, recently won a tournament against the show’s greatest victors.

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Agricultural lectures held at Hadley Farm

This past Saturday, a series of lectures provided information to small farmers and gardeners interested in agriculture.

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UMass research gets ranked in nation

The University has ranked eighth in technology transfer for 2009, thanks in part to the discovery of an ethanol-producing bacterium.

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UMass professors help identify galaxy ‘protocluster’

University astrophysicists uncover a massive galaxy protocluster, shedding light on the early years of our universe.

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UMass Professor works on technology to help the blind

Professor Aura Ganz is working on PERCEPT, a new technology to help the visually impaired navigate their way through unfamiliar buildings.

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UMass works with Healthy Environment, Healthy Springfield

UMass assistant professor Christine Rogers and others work with Healthy Environment, Healthy Springfield as part of an EPA grant.

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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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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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