October 20, 2014

Scrolling Headlines:

DEVELOPING: Police investigating apparent death in McNamara Hall -

Monday, October 20, 2014

Protect Our Breasts runs Breast Cancer Awareness campaign -

Monday, October 20, 2014

Underclassmen lead UMass hockey to first victory of the season -

Monday, October 20, 2014

Super Smash Bros. 3DS: A classic revitalized -

Monday, October 20, 2014

Dear Chancellor: Improve the fine arts department -

Monday, October 20, 2014

UMass women’s soccer shut out by Rhode Island -

Monday, October 20, 2014

Students at UMass rally to show support for Hong Kong -

Monday, October 20, 2014

Duolingo makes learning a language easier -

Monday, October 20, 2014

UMass men’s swimming and diving falls to Army; women’s team gets revenge -

Monday, October 20, 2014

UMass field hockey gets back to .500 with win over BU Sunday -

Monday, October 20, 2014

‘Columbus Day’ demonstrates ignorant view of the past -

Monday, October 20, 2014

UMass men’s soccer drops 5-0 decision to Saint Louis -

Monday, October 20, 2014

Students for Justice in Palestine aims to spread awareness, not argue -

Monday, October 20, 2014

Mending fences: SGA and Amherst officials work together to improve town/gown relations -

Monday, October 20, 2014

The Phablet continues to grow and maintain popularity -

Monday, October 20, 2014

Dayton Flyers soar at Rudd Field, 4-1 over the Minutemen -

Sunday, October 19, 2014

UMass football’s Sharpe continues his banner season in 36-14 win over Eastern Michigan -

Saturday, October 18, 2014

Shadrach Abrokwah has career day in UMass football’s 36-14 win over Eastern Michigan. -

Saturday, October 18, 2014

UMass tops Eastern Michigan 36-14, puts together first FBS winning streak -

Saturday, October 18, 2014

Minutemen fall to Dayton 4-1 due to sloppy start -

Saturday, October 18, 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.