October 1, 2014

Scrolling Headlines:

UMass chancellor suspends use of student confidential informants -

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Only a freshman, Matthew Mooney provides valuable minutes for UMass men’s soccer -

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Fox’s new ‘Red Band Society’ could be important if it wasn’t misguided -

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

The SGA can’t fix problems without students’ help -

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Minutewomen look for improved offense, steady defense in A-10 play -

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Safe Passage provides services for survivors of domestic violence -

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

A fruity, creamy berry Irish Fool recipe -

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

UMass women’s soccer battles Harvard to a draw -

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

UMatter at UMass campaign tackling problem of alcohol and drug abuse -

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

UMass to implement new electronic security sign-in system -

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

With conference play under way, UMass looks to get on track -

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Depth, chemistry powers UMass club hockey -

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Hader and Wiig give a beating heart to ‘Skeleton Twins’ -

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

UMass falls short at home to UNH 1-0 -

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Tennis shines in West Point Invitational -

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

SGA to launch new binge drinking awareness campaign -

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

UMass rugby captain Devin Ibanez: ‘I’m just a rugby maniac’ -

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

SGA discusses University’s confidential informant policy -

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Akron upsets ACC foe, Toledo outruns Central Michigan -

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Electro-pop duo Cherub takes its sweet sound to Pearl Street -

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

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.