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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

UMass women’s lacrosse gets revenge on Colorado, beat Buffs 13-7 in NCAA Tournament First Round -

May 13, 2017

Meg Colleran dominates as UMass softball tops Saint Joseph’s, advances in A-10 tournament -

May 12, 2017

Rain keeps UMass softball from opening tournament play; Minutewomen earn A-10 honors -

May 11, 2017

Former UMass football wide receiver Tajae Sharpe accused of assault in lawsuit -

May 10, 2017

Justice Gorsuch can save the UMass GEO -

May 10, 2017

Minutemen third, Minutewomen finish fifth in Atlantic 10 Championships for UMass track and field -

May 8, 2017

UMass women’s lacrosse wins A-10 title for ninth straight season -

May 8, 2017

Dayton takes two from UMass softball in weekend series -

May 8, 2017

UMass engineering students lend a hand to the disabled

Four University of Massachusetts engineering students found a way to lend a helping hand to individuals with disabilities eager to spend more time in the great outdoors.

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January Hillside salon features local visual artists

Hosted by Sabine Holub, wife of University of Massachusetts Chancellor Robert C. Holub, the Hillside Salons provide an informal gathering for local artists.

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AP calls election for Brown

The Associated Press is reporting Republican Sen. Scott Brown has claimed a shocking come-from-behind win in the Massachusetts special election over Democratic candidate Martha Coakley, who most had believed until recently was a shoe-in for the U.S. Senate seat the left vacant by the late Sen. Edward M. Kennedy. More to follow.

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UMass scientists design microscope so powerful it can see individual molecules

UMass biology professor Patricia Wadsworth and physics assistant professor Jennifer Ross are developing a new microscope to shed light on the inner workings of the cell – one molecule at a time.

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UMass researchers link sleep habits to learning

Researchers at the University of Massachusetts have been watching students while they sleep – all in the name of science.

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Public Law School Proposal in Action

The University of Massachusetts Board of Trustees voted 14-4 Thursday to approve a proposal to establish a law program at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth. The vote is the last in a series of Trustee committee votes which have cleared the way for UMass Dartmouth to absorb the Southern New England School of Law, creating Massachusetts’ first public law school.

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UMass student fights for treatment for autoimmune disease

University of Massachusetts student Hannah Coler is currently fighting diffuse scleroderma, an autoimmune disease, as well as her insurance company, which is refusing to pay for her potentially life-saving treatment.

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East Pleasant St. crash results in OUI arrest

The Amherst Police Department announced Wednesday that an early morning crash at the intersection of Grantwood Dr. and East Pleasant St. had resulted in the second OUI arrest for a 26-year-old Holyoke woman, among other charges.

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Crime Log: Weekend of Thursday, Dec. 3 – Saturday, Dec. 5

Crime Log for Thursday Dec. 3 through Saturday Dec. 5

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UM music department battles financial constraints in efforts to improve services to its students

The music department at the University of Massachusetts consists of fewer than 250 undergraduates and 50 graduate students and represents the impact of financial constraints on a department that has shown a level of high ambition and in-depth planning.

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UMass Dance Program receives photographic collection by Barbara Morgan

Recently the University of Massachusetts Dance Program received a collection of images taken by the late Barbara Morgan, a photographer known for her dance images.

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UMass physicists trying to reveal the mysteries of the universe

University of Massachusetts physicists will be performing experiments with the, as of Nov. 20, fully functioning Large Hadron Collider, which boasts the largest machine in the world with very sophisticated instruments.

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UMass researchers use ‘TinkerPlots’ to teach students data literacy

Cliff Konold and Craig Miller have received a $1.7 million grant to further develop their TinkerPlots program, educating middle and grade-school students in basic statistical concepts.

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Time recognizes UM professor’s invention as one of the year’s best

Derek Lovley, professor of microbiology, was credited in Time Magazine’s list of the top 50 inventions of 2009 for extracting energy from Geobacter bacteria.

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Preserve UMass advocates for historic buildings survey

Preserve UMass negotiates with officials over the fate of several historic buildings on campus, including whether or not to maintain them or allow them to deteriorate.

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Hawk feasts on area squirrel, crowd gathers

Students traveling to and from Bartlett Hall yesterday found themselves observing survival of the fittest firsthand.

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UMass makes the Recreation Center official

An official opening ceremony for the UMass Recreation Center will be held Thursday Dec. 3 with University officials such as Chancellor Robert C. Holub and President Jack Wilson scheduled to attend.

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‘TinkerPlots’ aims to raise student interest in learning

Two UMass professors have received a $1.7 million grant in order to refine the new version of the TinkerPlots learning system for the local school system.

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UMass alum wins poker jackpot

UMass alum Brian Barboza set to compete for $1,000,000 in “Pokerstars Million Dollar Challenge,” with other top contestants and poker extraordinaire Daniel Negraneu.

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82 UMass buildings added to Mass. historic asset inventory

82 new University of Massachusetts buildings have been added to Massachusetts’ “Inventory of Archaeological and Historic Assets of the Commonwealth” list – raising the total number of UMass buildings on this list to 105.

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