Scrolling Headlines:

UMPD crime alert informs campus of motor vehicle theft near Rudd Field Sept. 17 -

September 22, 2017

‘It’ has revitalized the modern monster movie -

September 21, 2017

UMass Republicans feel ostracized in political climate -

September 21, 2017

Irma hits Cuba, putting rain cloud over students’ study abroad plans -

September 21, 2017

UMass football travels to Tennessee for its first Power Five game of 2017 -

September 21, 2017

UMass women’s soccer looks ahead to Thursday matchup with Davidson -

September 21, 2017

Perussault and the Minutewomen are ready for the start of A-10 play -

September 21, 2017

Behind the “Hate has no home at UMass” campaign -

September 21, 2017

A-10 field hockey notebook: VCU, St. Joseph’s, and Lock Haven dominate -

September 21, 2017

Video games as art -

September 21, 2017

A-10 men’s soccer notebook: Davidson falls to Virginia Tech in Blacksburg -

September 21, 2017

Glazed and confused: what youth should know about vaping -

September 21, 2017

Trust the professors, and trust the system -

September 21, 2017

Beauty that exists all around you and how to notice it -

September 21, 2017

Student death reported to the University Sept. 19 -

September 20, 2017

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

September 20, 2017

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

Recreation Center warns students of endangered access to equipment rentals

Due to theft of equipment at the Rec Center, staff is threatening to revoke access
and make people pay for use of their equipment.

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UMass begins ban on tobacco products

As of July 1, users of cigarettes and other tobacco-related products are being asked to leave the campus when using tobacco.

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Dr. George Corey chosen as new executive director of UHS

Dr. George Corey has been appointed the new director of University Health Services after the former director retired earlier this summer.

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Therapy robot developed at UMass has successful first test run

A robot developed by University of Massachusetts researchers is making improvements in the lives of stroke patients.

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Rolling Green fire victim died from smoke inhalation, officials confirm

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.

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Amherst Teen to be honored by Red Cross for saving his mother’s life

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.”

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Campus Perspective: Students voice opinions on smoking ban policy

Students provide varied opinions on the smoking ban policy and microbiology professor and Faculty Senate member, Wilmore Webley, weighs in on its implementation.

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Thomas Zoeller puts spotlight on dangers of chemicals

Award-winning Biology professor spoke out about the effects of harmful chemicals on the endocrine system and also received the Chancellor’s medal.

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New drug drop-off boxes installed in Hampshire and Franklin counties

A permanent fix in the surrounding communities aims to be a permanent solution to combat prescription drug abuse and misuse.

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Out cold: homelessness during winter

During the winter season, the cost of homelessness becomes higher for individuals as well as the organizations that provide them aid.

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Students take part in sexual assault PSA auditions

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.

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Survey finds less binge drinking at UMass

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.

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Krav Maga classes provide proper defense techniques

Locals learn the Israeli Defense Force’s official hand-to-hand combat system at ATA Martial Arts Center in South Deerfield.

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School of Nursing receives $900,000 grant

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.

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Threat of EEE high in Amherst

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.

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The road to recovery: Students fight substance abuse

Students share their stories of recovering from alcohol and drug additions while attending the University.

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Birth Control may be less effective for overweight women

A study finds birth control may be less effective for women who are overweight or obese.

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Study released on the study of sleep

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.

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UM researcher finds air pollution increases the cost and rate of asthma

Research by University of Massachusetts Associate Professor Sylvia Brandt finds that asthma medications and treatments are pricey.

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UMass psychology department program helps to facilitate conversations for adopted youth

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.

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