Athletes and spectators alike celebrated the pride and strength in their nation at 118th Boston Marathon.
A team of eight University of Massachusetts students will compete in the third annual “NCAA Tournament of Jewish Basketball” this weekend.
More than 65 companies will be in attendance at the event, which will take place Wednesday in the Campus Center Auditorium.
UMass graduate Binh Nguyen’s Chinese Kung Fu Wushu Academy is the first business to reopen after a Route 9 strip mall fire on Oct. 27.
Freshman Hannah Burbidge and others discuss the highs and lows of dating long-distance.
UMass professor helps U.S. Postal Service honor author
Through hourly rental cars and student scholarships, Zipcar hopes to ease the lives of students on campus in a cheap and effective way.
UMass Security Officials look to engage public in keeping campus safe
Ricky Williams, Kevin Blackistone and Todd Crosset talked about athletes as role models to UMass students on Wednesday night.
A recent survey of a variety of employers across the country found that the most successful job applicants are those with on-the-job experience.
Fla. Gov. Rick Scott’s proposal, that calls on Fla. public universities to freeze tuition for students seeking job-friendly degrees, has received mixed reactions from the UMass community.
Historian Robin D.G. Kelley spoke Tuesday in a lecture titled “The Long Rise and Short Decline of American Democracy.”
WFCR formally began the yearlong renovation of the Fuller Block Building on Main Street in Springfield to serve as its new home.
The University spent the last year preparing to repatriate the remains of 64 Native Americans to three different tribes.
Congress is cutting it to the last minute to reach a deal before Friday’s deadline to avoid sequestration, meaning across-the-board spending cuts for the next decade.
James W. Tan, 22, of Belchertown, died Feb. 19 at an undisclosed Amherst location.
Bromery served as chancellor of UMass from 1971-79 and was the first African-American chancellor of UMass
Close to 30 students from the University of Massachusetts were part of the protest in Washington, D.C. against the approval of the Keystone XL pipeline.
Students in the Isenberg School of Management participate in the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program to help people easily manage filing their taxes.
A January 2013 report by the Center for College Affordability and Productivity found that nearly half of all college grads in 2010 were underemployed.
The Stonewall Center will host a dance on Saturday in the Fine Arts Center Lobby to celebrate Valentine’s Day, complete with a kissing booth and “Cupid’s Love Factory”
Recent findings by a University of Massachusetts biologist have significantly altered previous understanding of the developmental rifts between dogs and wolves.
University of Minnesota researchers are questioning whether SAT scores will represent a student’s academic ability in college.
Two UMass alumni are finalists in the “A Wedding to Remember” contest with Fox 25 in Boston.
A recent study has shown that minority students are more likely to perform better classes due to their relationships with minority faculty.
Policy changes make over 14,000 more jobs available to women in the United States Military.
University of Massachusetts fish biologists have found that fish communicate through a series of sounds .
According to the Political Economy Research Insitute – an independent unit of UMass – if banks spend $1.4 trillion, 19 million jobs will be created.
Group finds inspiration in the quiet of Campus Center basement to make a music video.
The National High Five Project will sponsor the tenth-annual National High Five Day this Thursday.
News from around the United States. From Wall Street to Libya to college campuses, this is the news from across the nation.
A group of graduate students at Texas State University has launched a non-profit charity seeking to benefit financially needy white male students.
On February 16, Libyans took to the streets in support of a lawyer imprisoned. The initial protest of hundreds turned in to thousands taking to the streets in support of a new government.
A recent Gallup poll shows Americans are largely sympathetic towards protesters in Egypt.
In an apparent mistake with major racial-sensitivity implications, a dining hall at the University of California, Irvine served students chicken and waffles to mark Martin Luther King Day.
New research conducted at UCLA has indicated college freshmen are experiencing their highest stress levels in 25 years.
Zipcar provides a cost-effective and environmentally-friendly alternative to owning a car: Will UMass be next in line?
The number of students graduating with a college or university degree is falling.
A potential student loan crisis looms on the horizon for some students who face a mounting debt burden.
Internship 101: a new website has launched giving students tips and guidance on finding internships.
A trio of Yale and Cornell professors have launched a new website, GiveitBackForJobs.org, to urge wealthy Americans to give their tax cuts to charity.
A new study suggests students look for kindness in forming relations, as opposed to races and stereotypes.
UMass sophomores Matt Leonard and Kevin Drivas put their skydiving licenses to the test when they recently participated in a collegiate skydiving championship in Arizona.
Survey finds alumni happy with the time and effort put into degrees.
International students, especially Chinese students, are becoming prominent fixtures in American universities and are providing a solid source of income for institutions of higher education.
The Center for Counseling and Psychological Health (CCPH), a department of University Health Services, has added three psychologists and an outreach specialist to its staff. These four professional come from a wide array of backgrounds and bring to UHS a multitude of special skills.
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has agreed to donate $100 million to help improve the public schools of Newark, N.J.
The University of Dayton is taking an unconventional admissions route; the school is sending accepted students mail in DHL and UPS envelopes hoping to show prospective students that they are valued.
The American Association of Publishers (AAP) recently reported exceptionally strong June 2010 book sales for university presses.
The Isenberg School of Management at the University of Massachusetts is not just all about business and no fun. For two School of Management students a capstone project became an alternative endeavor and event – a golf tournament in which portions of proceeds contribute to a scholarship fund.
Gillespie, co-author of “Money for Nothing” visited Isenberg School of Management yesterday to discuss the problems of company boardrooms
By: Naychelle Lucas Special to the Collegian Laundry for the month: $20. Ink for your printer: $60.99. Gas to get home for the weekend: $30. The single teardrop that glides down your cheek when you go to the ATM: priceless. SOAPnet’s new show “Bank of Mom and Dad” highlights young women whose weakness for designer shoes, gourmet lattes and expensive jewelry have caused their credit card bills to reach six figures. While most students don’t spiral out of control that badly, it can still be hard to stay out of debt. According to The College Board, nationally, the average student…
Amazon and Apple have created two new “smart pads” – the Kindle, from Amazon, and the iPad, from Apple. Though still new inventions, both the Kindle and the iPad are already gaining in popularity on college campuses because of their effectiveness, their “greenness” and their multi-faceted capabilities.
A series of new restrictions for credit card companies, which went info effect last week after being passed Congress a year ago, will impact anyone who has a credit card, but it will especially affect college students.
During a time when many businesses are downsizing and cutting back just to stay afloat, Dexrex LLC – founded and run by former University of Massachusetts students – is expanding, soon moving from college-town Amherst to the banking center of Boston.