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50 Activists attend meeting as UMass Board of Trustees approves motion of divestment from fossil fuel companies -

June 16, 2016

Four former Minutemen depart from UMass hockey program -

June 14, 2016

Boston Calling 2016 delivers rousing farewell to City Hall Plaza -

June 2, 2016

Sufjan Stevens unearths quirk at Boston Calling -

June 2, 2016

The Collegian live tweets Boston Calling -

May 28, 2016

UMass baseball finishes season with sweep over George Mason -

May 22, 2016

UMass women’s lacrosse falls in NCAA quarterfinal -

May 22, 2016

‘Green Room’ is a bloody blast of survival horror -

May 21, 2016

DaLuz: Boston Celtics stuck trudging in the mud -

May 18, 2016

Despite tallying double-digit hits, UMass baseball falls to Fairfield Tuesday afternoon -

May 17, 2016

Radiohead returns to the top with gorgeous, illuminating ‘A Moon Shaped Pool’ -

May 16, 2016

UMass women’s lacrosse advances to quarterfinal of NCAA tournament -

May 16, 2016

UMass baseball outlasts Rhode Island in series finale behind strong pitching of Brandon Walsh -

May 15, 2016

Eileen McDonald’s overtime goal advances UMass women’s lacrosse in NCAA tournament -

May 14, 2016

12 UMass students face possible arrests in connection to an alleged bad LSD trip -

May 14, 2016

UMass baseball falls in first-ever Division I matchup with UMass Lowell 7-3 -

May 11, 2016

UMass baseball gets shut out in nonconference matchup with UConn -

May 10, 2016

UMass women’s lacrosse tops Richmond, wins eighth straight Atlantic 10 championship -

May 9, 2016

UMass baseball salvages last game of weekend series with Richmond behind strong eighth inning -

May 9, 2016

UMass women’s lacrosse beats St. Joe’s, advance to Atlantic 10 championship game -

May 7, 2016

UMass professors receive grant to explore the past effects of Greenland’s climate change

(NASA Goddard Space Flight Center/Flickr)

National Science Foundation funds team’s in-field research.

New magnetic resonance system expected to boost UMass’ research capabilities

(Los Alamos National Laboratory/Flickr)

The University’s Life Sciences Laboratories recently received a $3.2 million, 7.3-ton, 3-Tesla magnet and related equipment, which will be used in undergraduate and graduate courses, as well as for research.

UMass ranked among top research universities

Daily Collegian

UMass ranked among top research universities

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.