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Demonstrators issue demands at Board of Trustees meeting as Woolridge announces resignation from post of chairman -

December 9, 2016

UMass men’s basketball shows improvement in 3-point shooting. -

December 8, 2016

UMass men’s basketball cruises to a victory over Pacific behind a strong second half -

December 8, 2016

UMass Divest and proponents of sanctuary campus will not be allowed to speak at Board of Trustees meeting -

December 8, 2016

Former political prisoner to speak on human rights and prison experience -

December 8, 2016

UMass men’s basketball using late-game situations as learning opportunities for remainder of season -

December 8, 2016

UMass men’s basketball kicks off Gotham Classic at home against Pacific -

December 8, 2016

UMass hockey looks to continue recent improvements against Connecticut -

December 8, 2016

UMass hockey team confident in game plan despite UConn’s constant change in net -

December 8, 2016

UMass women’s basketball falls apart in the fourth quarter in 71-55 loss to Hofstra -

December 8, 2016

It’s been a long year -

December 8, 2016

A return to the collapse of 2008 -

December 8, 2016

Mindfulness in, and in spite of, a technological age -

December 8, 2016

Beer, bets and pool: a High Horse unofficial review -

December 8, 2016

Don’t let winter stop you from running outside -

December 8, 2016

BREAKING: Train allegedly strikes pedestrian in Amherst -

December 7, 2016

Campus Climate survey shows strong response -

December 7, 2016

Jennifer Carlson gives talk on race and gun law enforcement -

December 7, 2016

Labor Center to receive increased funding from University -

December 7, 2016

Verdi enforces playing a full 40 minutes as UMass takes on Hofstra -

December 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

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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.