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Domestic violence and experience of Muslim women lecture kicks off seminar series -

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Students demand bathroom accountability -

September 20, 2017

Small trashcan fire broke out in Kennedy Hall -

September 20, 2017

Immigration policy discussed in public teach-in -

September 20, 2017

Massachusetts men’s soccer ties Central Connecticut State in double overtime -

September 20, 2017

Atlantic 10 Women’s Soccer Notebook: Saint Louis Billikens off to hottest start among A-10 teams -

September 20, 2017

Health care, DACA headline congressional town hall in Northampton -

September 20, 2017

UMass field hockey looks to continue winning streak against St. Francis and Lock Haven -

September 20, 2017

Kuerzi battles through shin splints for UMass field hockey -

September 20, 2017

Palmer, Britt starting to materialize as playmakers on UMass football’s receiving corps -

September 20, 2017

Bring the Constitution back to campus -

September 20, 2017

Why All College Students Should Still Handwrite Their Notes -

September 20, 2017

Loads of Frustration -

September 20, 2017

Fitbits, Apple watches and other devices all have the same objective -

September 20, 2017

How the runway influences the real world -

September 20, 2017

Palestinian women talk about their lives as refugees -

September 20, 2017

Accidental death occurs near campus -

September 19, 2017

Political discourse heats up at Amherst College -

September 19, 2017

Author Thomas Suarez leads talk on Israel-Palestine conflict -

September 19, 2017

Q&A with DKMS ambassador -

September 19, 2017

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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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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