September 17, 2014

Scrolling Headlines:

UMass professor Elizabeth Chilton to speak in Madrid and Paris about importance of heritage studies -

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

UMass club rugby hopes to continue momentum despite opening loss -

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Bizarre foods eaten worldwide -

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US should spend more on space -

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Walking through a week of practice with UMass field hockey -

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UMass receives $37.5 million for environmental and sustainability initiatives -

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Irish coffee recipe -

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

To fight ISIS, US must understand them, not chalk up actions to pure evil -

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

UMass tennis is reloading, not rebuilding in 2014 -

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Fast food workers need more than $7.25 to sustain basic living -

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

UMass men’s cross country season-opening meet -

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

UMass hosts lecture series focused on inequality -

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Ben Roethlisberger: Whipple taught me how to be a pro -

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U2 falls flat on “Songs of Innocence” -

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Recovering from anorexia on a health-obsessed campus -

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Bowling Green achieves upset win, Northern Illinois remains unbeaten -

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UMass grad student spends summer building sustainable homes -

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Versatility of Rodney Mills an effective tool for UMass -

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Jhené Aiko stays strong on “Souled Out” -

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Campus Perspective: New Blue Wall -

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Caret to be given full-years pay after his term

Early this month, the University of Massachusetts Board of Trustees announced that President Robert Caret will be awarded a sabbatical of up to a year with a full salary when his term ends in five years.

Board of Trustees still face criticism for violating Open Meeting Law

An investigation into the way the University Board of Trustees handled the search for a new president last year is still under scrutiny from the State Attorney General.

Robert Holub to step down as UMass chancellor by next summer

Robert Holub will exit his post by July 31, 2012.

UMass trustees vote to implement 7.5 percent fee increase

Despite staunch opposition from a number of protesters, members of the UMass Board of Trustees Wednesday voted in favor of the fee increase, which goes into effect this upcoming semester.

Robert Caret ready to take helm as UMass system president

Robert Caret will take over as UMass system president for Jack Wilson this June. He comes to the Bay State from Towson University with a unique record of problem-solving.

Funding set for financial aid

In a recent report to the University of Massachusetts Board of Trustees Committee on Administration and Finance, UMass system President Jack Wilson stated his intention to set aside $130.5 million in funding to student financial aid.

Video: SGA Interview with Tower and Fox

Emily Felder talks with SGA President Brandon Tower and Student Trustee Mike Fox about their goals for the upcoming semester and their hopes for upcoming UMass president Bob Caret.

Jack Wilson to join UMass Lowell faculty

UMass President Jack Wilson will become UMass Lowell’s University Distinguished Professor of Higher Education, Emerging Technologies and Innovation once his position as president terminates in late June this year.

Meehan will not be next UM president, search continues

University of Massachusetts Lowell Chancellor Martin “Marty” Meehan will not be the next President of the UMass system, as was discussed first by the Boston Globe last week and later by other media outlets.

UMass prof Rick Adrion one of five honored by President Jack Wilson

University of Massachusetts President Jack M. Wilson recognized numerous faculty members for their outstanding contributions Monday, including UMass’ own Rick Adrion.

George Parks: Through the words of those who knew him

Friends, family, students and colleagues remember the life and legacy of George N. Parks in our special look back at last week’s tribute ceremony.

UMass presidential search raises new insights and questions

Transparency in the process of selecting the next president of the University of Massachusetts Amherst was at the forefront of Tuesday’s public forum. Committee members debated whether or not the search should be open or confidential.

Presidential search panel holds public forum

The University of Massachusetts Presidential Search Committee held a public forum Tuesday morning to hear questions and concerns from students, faculty and staff. Members of the campus communitee attended to voice their opinion on what types of qualities the new UMass president should embody.

UMass hackerama proliferates with new hire

Collegian columnist Shane Cronin questions the University’s hiring of Christopher Dunn. Dunn was tapped to fill the newly minted position of Director of Public and Constituent Relations.

UMass Events: 9/13-9/19

UMass events for the week of 9/13-9/19. A presidential search forum will be held Tuesday morning. Human rights activist Cleve Jones will visit Wednesday afternoon. Music recitals and an art gallery reception will take place this weekend.