December 18, 2014

Scrolling Headlines:

BLOG: UMass football recruiting roundup: UMass signs DT, offers two kickers -

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

UMass President Robert Caret resigns to become chancellor of the University of Maryland system -

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Brandon Montour: ‘It felt great to be out there’ -

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

UMass falls to Northeastern in Brandon Montour’s debut -

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Cady Lalanne continues to evolve as a potential outside shooting threat -

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

UMass hockey returns to action against Northeastern, Montour to make season debut -

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Demetrius Dyson remains hopeful despite rocky start to season -

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Former UMass soccer star Matt Keys aims to continue his career professionally -

Monday, December 15, 2014

Pierre-Louis, Dillard shine in UMass victory over Holy Cross -

Sunday, December 14, 2014

Passing, spacing improved in UMass victory -

Saturday, December 13, 2014

Prolific first half propels UMass past Canisius, 75-58 -

Saturday, December 13, 2014

UMass Faculty Senate hears ad hoc committee’s report on FBS football, shoots down contentious motion -

Thursday, December 11, 2014

Minutemen hope improved spacing will aid struggling half court offense -

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Divest UMass urges Board of Trustees to split with fossil fuel industry -

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Cady Lalanne accustomed to dealing with increased attention -

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Front to Back: Week of Dec. 1, 2014 -

Monday, December 8, 2014

Chiarelli: UMass basketball running out of time to find its identity -

Monday, December 8, 2014

Minutewomen take care of business against American -

Monday, December 8, 2014

UMass women’s basketball handles American, 71-61 -

Sunday, December 7, 2014

UMass basketball downed by Florida Gulf Coast 84-75 -

Sunday, December 7, 2014

New research shows long-term effects of binge drinking on brain

(Umass.edu)

The UMass grad student’s studies focus on the adolescent brain.

Letter: Preserve legacy of UMass conservation research

Tagged and awaiting release, Coho Salmon are kept in holding tanks at a conservation hatchery operated by the Monterey Bay Salmon and Trout Project in Davenport, Calif. Drought condtions have cut off access the salmon have to rivers to move from the ocean upstream to spawn. (Robert Gauthier/Los Angeles Times/MCT)

Bill Niedzwiedz ’69, professor at UW-Green Bay, sent a research tip to “his department.” The response? Silence.

UMass geoscientists finds 2012 lunar models similar to model from 1960s

Charles Slate/Myrtle Beach Sun-News/MCT

University of Massachusetts geoscientist Donald Wise says it might be time to revise our ideas of the moon’s origins.

Research suggests nonviolence as a solution

A psychology article studies factors of violence and proposes peaceful alternatives.

UMass astronomer solves mystery of Milky Way’s black hole

UMass astronomy professor Daniel Wang and a group of international scientists
discovered why the Milky Way’s black hole emits less radiation than previously thought.

UMass graduate wins food science competition

A food science technology graduate from UMass won first place in a research competition by discovering a faster method to detect pesticide residue.

UMass engineer gets Department of Energy funding to improve chemical reactions in fuel cells

Ashwin Ramasubramaniam has been awarded a $750,000 grant to aid his research into fuel cells.

UMass researchers working to develop protective ‘second skin’ for military uniforms

A team of researchers from UMass are developing a new layer of critical protection to incorporate in military uniforms with the help of a $1.8 million grant.

UMass professor Hankinson researches breast cancer

UMass professor Susan Hankinson is making revolutionary strides in researching the developmental pattern of breast cancer cells in women.

SGA: Research needed on possible changes to government formation from Commonwealth Honors complex

The student government is calling for a study to be done on the ways the new Commonwealth Honors Complex could potentially affect the existing structure of area governments.

UMass researchers discover new function in protein for cancer treatment

UMass researchers discover new function of protein that could be useful in preventing and treating cancer by experimenting on frog embryos.

UMass research gets ranked in nation

The University has ranked eighth in technology transfer for 2009, thanks in part to the discovery of an ethanol-producing bacterium.

UMass Professor works on technology to help the blind

Professor Aura Ganz is working on PERCEPT, a new technology to help the visually impaired navigate their way through unfamiliar buildings.