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Preseason serves as opportunity for young UMass men’s soccer players -

August 13, 2017

Amherst Fire Department website adds user friendly components and live audio feed -

August 11, 2017

UMass takes the cake for best campus dining -

August 11, 2017

Two UMass students overcome obstacles to win full-ride scholarships -

August 2, 2017

The guilt of saying ‘guilty’ -

August 2, 2017

UMass tuition set to rise 3-4 percent for 2017-2018 school year -

July 18, 2017

PVTA potential cuts affect UMass and five college students -

July 10, 2017

New director of student broadcast media at UMass this fall -

July 10, 2017

Whose American Dream? -

June 24, 2017

Man who threatened to bomb Coolidge Hall taken into ICE custody -

June 24, 2017

Cale Makar drafted by Colorado Avalanche in first round of 2017 NHL Entry Draft -

June 24, 2017

Conservatives: The Trump experiment is over -

June 17, 2017

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

Coakley: Trustees violated open meeting law in search for president

A report released by the office of Attorney General Martha Coakley found that the UMass Board of Trustees violated Open Meeting Law in a variety of manners throughout the search for a new UMass president last winter.

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Hampshire College mourns death of beloved professor

“Professor Seydel was a very kind gentle person and dedicated professor known for his probing intellect and dedication to his students,” said Elaine Thomas, director of communications at Hampshire.

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Breaking news: $182 million ‘honors complex’ announced

The University of Massachusetts is set to begin construction on a $182 million “honors complex” for Commonwealth Honors College students, to be finished in 2013.

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UMass Board of Trustees approves $546 million in construction

The University of Massachusetts Board of Trustees approved the borrowing of $546 million to fund new building projects spanning across four of the five college campuses.

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Md. Congresswoman Donna Edwards Draws Crowd at Smith Lecture

Congresswoman Donna Edwards, of Maryland’s Fourth District, lectured Sunday to a crowded hall of students and local residents at Smith College. The congresswoman spoke on a wide range of issues, including money in politics and military spending.

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Provost to convene new “working group” to examine merging HFA, SBS

Provost James V. Staros will chair a new Provostial Working Group charged with examining a potential merger between the colleges of Humanities and Fine Arts and Social and Behavioral Sciences.

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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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Economic analyst Janszen discusses online start-ups

Eric Janszen, an economic analyst and CEO of iTulip, a financial advisory firm, spoke at the University of Massachusetts last Wednesday evening, delivering a presentation titled “How to Build a Company in 40 Minutes.”

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Crime Log April 12 – 19

The University of Massachusetts Police Department announced these arrests for the week of April 12 to April 19.

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Showcase debate features heated opinion from students

UMass students Will Syldor and Brad DeFlumeri squared off in an ideological stand-off last evening in the Cape Cod Lounge in a showcase debate.

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Open wide, here comes the Taste of UMass

The 16th-Annual Taste of UMass will be held today from 4:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Mullins Center. PVTA buses to the Mullins Center from across campus will be available starting at 4:00 p.m., with extra buses running to accommodate the event.

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Amherst officials discuss party-prevention strategies

Amherst law enforcement officials are hopeful that a shorter spring schedule this academic year will lead to a reduction in instances of drinking and partying-related incidents.

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Valley responds to Haiti devastation

In the wake of the Haiti earthquake, students at the University of Massachusetts have created an alliance called “UMass Haiti Relief” to raise and provide much needed support.

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Smith College harnesses solar energy

The roof of Smith College’s campus center will soon be producing its own energy. Solar panels are to be mounted atop the campus center in the upcoming weeks, according to a press release from Smith released Nov. 6.

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Disability rights advocate delivers speech at Mount Holyoke College

Norman Kunc wants you to know that he is just like everyone else, only he happens to have cerebral palsy. The humor-laden speech that Kunc delivered Wednesday night at Mount Holyoke College titled, “A Life Beyond Compare: Disability, Normalcy and Transformation,” focused on the need for respect and understanding for disabled people who, he says, are simply an element of human diversity.

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Norman Kunc to give speech at Mount Holyoke College

Kunc’s speech on recognizing people with disabilities as part of our diverse culture will be held Wednesday, Nov. 4 at 7:30 p.m. in Gamble Auditorium at Mount Holyoke College.

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Lynn Pasquerella named 18th president of Mount Holyoke College

Lynn Pasquerella, the current provost at the University of Hartford was named the 18th president of Mount Holyoke College at a specially convened Board of Trustees meeting on Oct. 31.

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Neal Abraham, executive director of the Five Colleges, Inc. breaks down plans to develop new programs

Abraham is working with others in the Five College Inc., to create inexpense programs to further student opportunities within the Five Colleges.

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