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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

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

March 28, 2017

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

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 connected are your professors? More so than some might think.

A survey called Social Media In Higher Education found that 80 percent of college professors use at least one form of social media. The May 4 survey asked 939 professors at two and four-year colleges if they had at least one social networknig account.

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UMass professor develops improved biofuel processing method

UMass assistant professor Paul Dauenhauer, chemical engineer, says that the experiments that have been conducted have shed significant light on the process of creating biofuels, alternatives to traditional fuels.

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OIT pulls the plug on wired Internet

After a successful test pilot of wireless internet in Butterfield Hall in the Central residential area last year, the Office of Information Technologies (OIT) has installed additional wireless Internet routers in various dorms throughout the campus as part of an expansion.

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UM researchers develop phone app to help rescue Gulf wildlife

A team of University researchers has developed a smart phone application which allows users to track the whereabouts and wellbeing of injured wildlife in the Gulf of Mexico.

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PCBs discovered in Southwest during renovations

Toxic polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) were discovered in and around Southwest in caulk and other additives this summer during renovation work.

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Introducing DailyCollegian.com’s iPhone, Android apps

We know you can’t get enough of us, so we’ve added another way to keep in touch. And, as always, it’s free.

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Google: UMass discontinuing Google Apps service potentially unprecedented

Campus officials announced in early April that undergraduate students can no longer sign up for Google Apps and that the service will eventually be phased out completely – an exceedingly rare and potentially unprecedented move, according to Google.

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The Norwottuck Trail finds itself a pain in the glass and planning

The 11-mile Norwottuck Rail Trail is currently in progress for renovations due to glass and root problems. In light of the trail’s fragile state, a design submission will be reviewed by the Massachusetts Environmental Policy Act (MEPA) regarding plans for a large-scale reconstruction.

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Watch your waste: Can students saving energy save the word?

UMass students may not be concerned about saving energy, but Danielle Kahn provides a few easy solutions on how to watch one’s waste.

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National Geographic Speaker discusses human connection with trees

In coordination with National Arbor Day on April 30 and as part of the “Spring 2010 TEI Environmental Lecture Series,” the University of Massachusetts hosted a lecture by Nalini Nadkarni, a National Geographic Speaker, Tuesday night in the Stockbridge Bowker Auditorium.

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Commonwealth Honors College Hosts Lectures on Sustainability and Environment

As part of the 40th Earth Day and Commonwealth Honors College’s tenth birthday, a series of “Daffodil Lectures” were held in the Integrated Sciences Building on sustainability and the environment last Saturday.

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UMass’ Second Life: Do virtual worlds hold the future of online education?

Several UMass professors and graduate students have been turning to the massive online community of “Second Life” in an attempt to revolutionize the way education is delivered online, and they are not alone.

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Pioneer Valley Life Sciences Institute expands research lab in Springfield

The Pioneer Valley Life Sciences Institute announced the beginning of a $4.3 million project on April 13, to expand the research space of the former engineering manufacturing building in Springfield in order to make way for a state-of-the-art biomedical research facility.

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UM chemists devise new method of creating electricity

Chemists at the University of Massachusetts have identified a new polymer-based method for creating devices used to convert sunlight into electricity.

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CampusLIVE launches new personalized video chat service

VideoChat, which launches today on CampusLIVE.com, seeks to connect college students from campuses across the country via a live, online video chat platform.

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Slideshow: Nor’easter pummels North Shore

A nor’easter hit the North Shore on the night of Feb. 25 into the following morning. The storm pulled trees from the ground, ripped roofs off of houses and businesses, and even started a fire. Many cars were crushed by fallen trees and parts of buildings. Crews are working around the clock to clean up the mess, but a handful of houses are still without electricity.

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UMass ranks high in licensing and patent activity

The University of Massachusetts was recently ranked 13th for total licensing income among institutions, according to a report by the Chronicle of Higher Education. According to the data, UMass has raised nearly $36 million in licenses and grants for the fiscal year.

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Amherst sleeps out to protest climate change

Students for a Just and Stable Future took part in a “sleep-out” last Saturday in Amherst Common. Students came from all over the state to sleep on the common overnight in protest of climate change and fossil fuels.

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MASSPIRG urges better recycling in the Commonwealth

The UMass chapter of MASSPIRG will hold a kickoff event Feb. 3 on campus, officially launching a project to improve the nearly 30-year-old Bottle Bill for recycling in the state.

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UMass scientist bakes for cyber security discoveries

Cyber Security expert Kevin Fu will address young people at the Hong Kong 2010 “Make a Difference” conference about how hobbies, such as baking, stimulate creativity.

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