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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

Minutemen third, Minutewomen finish fifth in Atlantic 10 Championships for UMass track and field -

May 8, 2017

UMass women’s lacrosse wins A-10 title for ninth straight season -

May 8, 2017

Dayton takes two from UMass softball in weekend series -

May 8, 2017

Towson stonewalls UMass men’s lacrosse in CAA Championship; Minutemen season ends after 9-4 loss -

May 6, 2017

Zach Coleman to join former coach Derek Kellogg at LIU Brooklyn -

May 5, 2017

UMass men’s lacrosse advances to CAA finals courtesy of Dan Muller’s heroics -

May 4, 2017

On campus: The liberal assault on free speech -

May 4, 2017

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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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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