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An open letter to the students of UMass -

March 24, 2017

Pat Kelsey informs UMass AD Ryan Bamford of change of heart just 35 minutes before scheduled press conference -

March 23, 2017

Past and present UMass football players participate in 2017 Pro Day Thursday -

March 23, 2017

Pat Kelsey reportedly backs down from UMass men’s basketball coaching position -

March 23, 2017

Students react to new fence around Townehouses -

March 23, 2017

‘Do You Have The Right To Do Drugs?’ debate held in Bowker Auditorium -

March 23, 2017

UMass men’s lacrosse looks to build on three-game winning streak against Brown -

March 23, 2017

UMass softball riding five-game win streak into first Atlantic 10 showdown -

March 23, 2017

Sanzo: Inability to win close games has hurt UMass baseball -

March 23, 2017

Hannah Murphy scores 100th career goal in UMass women’s lacrosse 16-9 win over Harvard -

March 23, 2017

Old age does no harm to indie rock legends The Feelies -

March 23, 2017

A track-by-track breakdown of Drake’s new project -

March 23, 2017

When a president lies -

March 23, 2017

Let them eat steak, and other gender norms I hate -

March 23, 2017

Dissecting Science: Episode Two -

March 22, 2017

Holy Cross 10-run eighth inning sinks UMass baseball -

March 22, 2017

UMass students react to Spring Concert lineup -

March 22, 2017

Letter: Vote yes for Amherst -

March 22, 2017

You don’t have to walk alone -

March 22, 2017

Tyler Bogart and D.J. Smith lead UMass men’s lacrosse during three game win streak -

March 22, 2017

Long-time UMass professor Normand Berlin, 83, dies

Normand Berlin, a professor emeritus of English and integral contributor to the Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies, died on Monday, after over 40 years of service to the University of Massachusetts community. He was 83. Berlin retired from teaching in 1995, following a 40-year career at UMass. During his time he traveled throughout the world on exchange and summer programs, teaching at Harvard University, the University of Hawaii and the Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Israel. He was also the director of the Oxford Summer seminar in 1988 and 1991. Prior to his stint at the UMass, Berlin…

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Expelled Amherst College student files lawsuit over handling of alleged 2012 rape

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Lawyer claims that new, tougher sexual assault standards adopted by the College led to an unfair disciplinary process for his client while also alleging that Amherst College ignored crucial evidence.

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Neil deGrasse Tyson: ‘It’s okay not to know’

The renowned astrophysicist spoke to approximately 5,500 students telling them to continue to learn, make the world a better place and help others.

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New partnership to unite university students and town of Amherst

Student-Town Advisory Board created to strengthen town-gown relations.

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UMass to hold 17th annual Freedom Seder

Celebration will commemorate modern struggles, such as the Black Lives Matter movement.

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Dalai Lama to speak at UMass in October

His Holiness’ visit is part of a trip to the Amherst area sponsored by the Mind and Life Institute in Hadley. Lectures will be held at Amherst College, Smith College and UMass.

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Campus discussion airs concerns over Iranian policy

Despite the revision, students knock the administration’s decision to ban Iranian national students from certain science and engineering programs at an open forum Wednesday.

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UMass, town of Amherst prepare for annual ‘Blarney Blowout’

Last year, police clad in riot gear arrested 55 students and used pepper spray to break up a crowd of nearly 4,000 people gathered at off-campus apartments. This year, officials are working collaboratively to prevent a similar incident from occurring.

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SGA vice president proposes addition of UMass congress

Jacob Schissel wishes to create a UMass congress to address both individual school and system-wide concerns.

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UMass revises admission policy, will admit Iranian students to science and engineering programs

The University revised its admission policy regarding Iranian students following consultation with U.S. State Department and outside counsel.

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UMass gathers to mourn murdered UNC students

Attendees of the vigil were encouraged to stand up against hatred and educate themselves on religion.

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UMass Astronomy Club looks to extend its scope

Telescope repair workshops and potential relocation of Orchard Hill Observatory are future possibilities.

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UMass encourages responsible celebrating, modifies guest policy ahead of Super Bowl

No guests will be allowed in residential halls after noon on Sunday, and the University has planned a variety of activities with the goal of deterring large, crowd-related disturbances.

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UMass library falcon dies at age 14

The peregrine falcon that nested on the top of the Du Bois library since 2003 died on Wednesday.

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‘Hands Up, Walk Out’: UMass community responds to Ferguson decision

Students, faculty and community members gathered outside of the Student Union as part of a national protest Monday afternoon.

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‘Stand Against Racism’ exhibit raises awareness on campus

The art exhibit has a collection of pieces that represent all forms of oppression and racism.

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International Programs Office to host International Education Week

Week of events will seek to spark student interest in study abroad programs at UMass.

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Walk this Way program seeks to keep noise down in Amherst area

Students and staff aim to eliminate trash, vandalism and public urination in town.

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UMass system jumps 41 spots in rankings, making it number 91 in the world

Improvements at UMass campuses lead to being named 91st best university in the world according to the Times Higher Education World University rankings

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In Kerman’s words…

Orange is the New Black author, Piper Kerman talks to UMass classes.

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