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Debra L. Martin challenges theories on tribal violence -

October 24, 2017

Discussing ‘the F Word’ with Haile Eshe Cole: lecture on reproductive justice, feminism and gender at Amherst College -

October 24, 2017

Harvard professor talks gender equity and pay gap at UMass -

October 24, 2017

UMass club hockey falls to Florida Gulf Coast on Sunday -

October 24, 2017

Crawford, Yrazusta and Moreno make history at ITA Championships -

October 24, 2017

Women’s swimming and diving defeats Vermont for first win of season -

October 24, 2017

Men’s and women’s cross country enters post-season Saturday at Atlantic 10 championships -

October 24, 2017

Conspiracy theories and the culture of ignorance -

October 24, 2017

Should UMass still allow Greek life? -

October 24, 2017

The necessity of legalizing ecstasy and LSD -

October 24, 2017

On your feet for South African Dance -

October 24, 2017

Canadian activist and Hall of Fame singer Bruce Cockburn shares some powerful thoughts with William Plotnick -

October 24, 2017

Just in: Theta Chi suspension lifted, once again recognized by UMass -

October 23, 2017

Atkins’ season so great, apples can’t stay on trees -

October 23, 2017

‘The Next Iron Chef’’s Marc Forgione speaks at UMass -

October 23, 2017

Record start powers UMass football to 55-20 win over Georgia Southern -

October 23, 2017

Nashville Predators head coach Peter Laviolette spends off-day in Amherst -

October 23, 2017

UMass field hockey loses weekend set -

October 23, 2017

Minutewomen fail to make A-10 tournament, lose to Flyers -

October 23, 2017

DeSantis penalty kick lifts UMass men’s soccer over Dayton -

October 23, 2017

Changes must be made to boardrooms to avoid future market failures

Gillespie, co-author of “Money for Nothing” visited Isenberg School of Management yesterday to discuss the problems of company boardrooms

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New Irish mural unveiled in ceremony

After eight days of painting with the help of University of Massachusetts faculty and students, Congressman Richard Neal unveiled the 18-by-20 feet mural that Irish muralists Danny Devenny and Mark Ervine finished on Saturday.

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Loved ones mourn sophomore found dead in dorm

Nora Ruchman’s friends and family mourned her death yesterday, remembering the 19-year-old sophomore’s compassionate demeanor, sense of humor, and her contagious smile.

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Du Bois Library renovations on track

Over the past few months, the W.E.B. Du Bois Library at the University of Massachusetts has seen a vast number of renovations going on under its tall shadow.

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UPDATED | Driver found not responsible for hitting UMass alum in crosswalk

Local police will not file charges against the driver of a vehicle that struck and seriously injured a recent University of Massachusetts graduate who was crossing a stretch of highway in Sunderland where at least four other pedestrians have been hit by cars in the past five years. Contrary to a prior version of this story, state police are not conducting a separate investigation into the incident.

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UMass partnership offers full scholarships for 25 Chelsea High School students

Resulting from a partnership agreement signed by the University of Massachusetts and Bunker Hill Community College last week, 25 seniors from Chelsea High School have received full yearly scholarships for pursuing higher education.

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UMass-Springfield partners in educating with green job skills

The University of Massachusetts teams with Springfield’s Putnam Vocational Technical High School to educate design students on the green job skill needed to pursue a career in an energy efficient economy.

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Interim vice chancellor takes over post permanently

After serving for nine months on an interim basis, Jean Kim was appointed the first permanent vice chancellor for student affairs and campus life in over two years, according to an announcement made yesterday by the University of Massachusetts.

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State of emergency declared due to heavy rains, flooding

Governor Deval Patrick declared a state of emergency for Massachusetts yesterday in response to a severe rain storm that hit the state Monday and will continue today. Three to six inches are expected to hit the state by Wednesday.

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ALANA seats removed after student vote

On the spring 2010 ballot referendum, students voted 1707 to 626 in favor of removing the ALANA Caucus appointed seats.

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Community Clips: Mar 30 – Apr. 5

Catalan Film Festival Catalan Film Festival presents “V.O.S.,” a film by Cesc Gay. Tue Mar. 30, 6:30 p.m. Herter 212 inSpire Me An event that will focus on advising students on how to effectively navigate through Spire and answer any questions anyone may have about their future at UMass. Tue Mar. 30, 7:00 p.m. Josephine White Eagle Cultural Center Wed Mar. 31, 7:00 p.m. Latin American Cultural Center Workshop: PASW Statistics (SPSS) Syntax Learn to use PASW Statistics syntax to make your work more productive. Wed Mar. 31, 9:30 a.m. Lederle A210 Renaissance Wednesday “The Trevelyon Miscellany” with Peter Geraty….

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Irish muralists take residency at UMass

Once enemies during the Irish War of Independence, artists Danny Devenny and Mark Ervine, sat together on March 30 in the Cape Code Lounge at the University of Massachusetts. In front of a crowded room, the two discussed how they began collaborating with mural painting and the peace process in Ireland about four years ago.

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Latest Justice for Jason court hearing set for April 1

The Committee for Justice for Jason announced on Friday that a previously scheduled hearing in the two-year-old criminal case against Jason Vassell has been rescheduled for this Thursday, April 1.

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Board of Health changes reach of proposed smoking ordinance

Although Thursday’s Board of Health meeting did not end in a vote, it did alter the contours of the town of Amherst’s proposed smoking ordinance.

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UMass seeks new president

The University of Massachusetts system is looking for a new president. In the wake of current President Jack Wilson’s March 1 announcement that he would step down effective June 2011, the University announced Thursday that it has formed a Committee to search for the system’s next president.

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Governor Patrick holds economic summit meeting at UMass

Along with several staff members and other economics experts, Governor Deval Patrick attended the Pioneer Valley Regional Economic Summit meeting last Friday to assess, among other topics, the state of public education following the recession.

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Crime Log for March 9 through 22

UMass Police Department kept busy over the spring break vacation making several student arrests involving drug possession and disorderly conduct.

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UMass cautions safety with pedestrian awareness campaign

Officials at the University of Massachusetts have launched a campaign of pedestrian awareness for the spring semester titled “R U Ready 2 Stop?,” of which they hope along with engineering studies and increased enforcement of traffic laws, will help curb the rate of auto accidents on campus caused by distracted drivers and pedestrians.

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CampusLIVE launches new personalized video chat service

VideoChat, which launches today on CampusLIVE.com, seeks to connect college students from campuses across the country via a live, online video chat platform.

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University Health Services receives three-year honor

Following an extensive review process, University Health Services at the University of Massachusetts has been certified by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care, recognizing the organization’s excellence in offering high-quality healthcare services.

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