Dr. George Corey has been appointed the new director of University Health Services after the former director retired earlier this summer.
Officials have confirmed that University of Massachusetts student James “Jake” Hoffman died from smoke inhalation in the Jan. 21 fire at the Rolling Green apartment complex, according to MassLive.com.
George Hamilton is being recognized by the Red Cross for performing CPR on his mother, a professor at UMass, using tactics he learned from NBC’s “The Office.”
Students provide varied opinions on the smoking ban policy and microbiology professor and Faculty Senate member, Wilmore Webley, weighs in on its implementation.
Award-winning Biology professor spoke out about the effects of harmful chemicals on the endocrine system and also received the Chancellor’s medal.
A permanent fix in the surrounding communities aims to be a permanent solution to combat prescription drug abuse and misuse.
During the winter season, the cost of homelessness becomes higher for individuals as well as the organizations that provide them aid.
The Northwestern DA’s office hosted auditions for PSAs that will be the result of months of student consultation regarding their Sexual Assault Prevention initiative.
The overall percentage of UMass binge drinkers is down, but percentage of female drinkers rises, according to study conducted by the Center for Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Prevention.
Locals learn the Israeli Defense Force’s official hand-to-hand combat system at ATA Martial Arts Center in South Deerfield.
The University of Massachusetts’ School of Nursing received an $892,559 grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Bureau of Health Professions to help fund a three-year long program to draw in new, underprivileged students from minority backgrounds.
After a horse died of the mosquito borne illness Eastern equine encephalitis in Belchertown, public health officials advise people to take precautions against mosquito bites.
Students share their stories of recovering from alcohol and drug additions while attending the University.
A study finds birth control may be less effective for women who are overweight or obese.
A recent study by researchers at Princeton University revealed that your mother’s words were right: If you don’t get enough sleep, you’re going to get sick.
Research by University of Massachusetts Associate Professor Sylvia Brandt finds that asthma medications and treatments are pricey.
The Rudd Adoption Research Program within the University of Massachusetts’ psychology department has partnered with Big Brothers, Big Sisters of Hampshire County to create a mentor program for adopted youth in the community.
The media was invited to a conference call Wednesday sponsored by the Department of Health and Human Services where the results of a study were announced claiming the Affordable Care Act helped one million young adults get health insurance.
Two studies by a UMass psychology lab are investigating an infant’s development of face and object recognition.