Second annual yogathon stresses Earth Day ideals to individuals

Large turnout and beautiful weather made event a success.

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UMass fraternity to take part in St. Baldrick’s head-shaving event

All money raised goes towards cancer research for children. The event will be held at Rafters Sports Bar on Sunday at 11 a.m.

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UMass to hold suicide awareness walk

Out of Darkness will provide participants with support forum and will raise money for ongoing suicide prevention research and programming.

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APD officers to receive training for responding to mental health crises

The grant is part of statewide and national efforts to better equip police to handle a variety of situations.

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The UMass Nutrition Association works toward a healthier campus and community

The RSO organizes multiple volunteer opportunities to feed and educate UMass and the town of Amherst.

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Ballot question asks for increased student health fee to hire new CCPH staff

The $7 increase to the semesterly health fee would aid in the hiring of new staff for the Center for Counseling and Psychological Health.

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UMass students attend nationwide Real Food Challenge conference

Five students from the University attended a conference at Bard College over Presidents’ Day weekend to discuss the campaign.

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Nursing student recalls her time working in an Ebola treatment center

Deborah Wilson recalled her experiences volunteering with Doctors without Borders in Liberia during a presentation Tuesday evening.

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Food scientist proposes way to improve health via breast milk

University of Massachusetts food scientist David Sela’s research finds properties of breast milk could be used to improve human health.

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Real Food Town Hall hosted by UMass Real Food Challenge on Thursday

The event brought students and faculty together to talk about creating a more sustainable food system at UMass.

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New research shows long-term effects of binge drinking on brain

The UMass grad student’s studies focus on the adolescent brain.

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Amherst Police Department receives $300,000 grant to assist survivors of domestic violence

The money will go toward improving support for survivors, as well as training for police officers who handle cases of domestic and sexual violence.

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My abortion story: Privilege gave me access to medical care

Emma Ayres says women need more safe spaces to discuss abortion stories, and that her story would include a child without her privilege.

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Amherst Survival Center makes a community for immigrants

For those in a different culture, the center provides services and programs.

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UMass hosts Ebola panel to address concerns of the public

Experts presented research and findings to community and answered questions from audience.

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A comprehensive guide to the Ebola virus

A look at what the Ebola virus is, what the symptoms are and what is being done to keep UMass healthy.

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UHS offers more accessible vaccination clinics as flu season nears

According to UHS’ public health nurse, clinics have seen a higher turnout this year.

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Protect Our Breasts runs Breast Cancer Awareness campaign

The Voices of Awareness campaign allows students on campus to share their story.

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Hampshire Dining Commons to source more locally grown food and produce

Project launches at Hampshire Dining Commons to increases sustainability on campus and in dining halls.

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Safe Passage provides services for survivors of domestic violence

The local domestic violence shelter continues to lend support and spread awareness about domestic violence throughout the Pioneer Valley after 30 years of service.

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