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Pipeline in Holyoke stirs up conversation -

January 23, 2018

Lawrence Osborn Fossil Collection showcases fossils from across the globe, spanning vast ages -

January 23, 2018

Retired professor and public figure, Julius Lester, passed away at age 78 -

January 23, 2018

UMass looks to maintain discipline in Tuesday’s tilt at Boston College -

January 23, 2018

UMass men’s and women’s swimming and diving earns second place finishes at Dartmouth Invitational -

January 23, 2018

YouTube’s free speech problem -

January 23, 2018

Resolutions should not wait until the new year -

January 23, 2018

Book review: ‘When Breath Becomes Air’ by Paul Kalanithi -

January 23, 2018

Charli XCX’s latest release, ‘Pop 2,’ is another gorgeous experiment on electro-pop -

January 23, 2018

Rashaan Holloway ruled academically ineligible, will miss rest of season -

January 22, 2018

Minutewomen hold on to defeat VCU, snap losing streak -

January 22, 2018

America’s misguided war on low-income financial assistance -

January 22, 2018

Blue lights aren’t needed on campus anymore -

January 22, 2018

Cupcakke’s ‘Ephorize’ proves it’s time to take her seriously -

January 22, 2018

Netflix series ‘The End of the F***ing World’ packs a punch -

January 22, 2018

UMass hockey falls flat in 5-0 loss to Northeastern -

January 20, 2018

UMass women’s track and field takes first, men fourth at Joe Donahue Games -

January 20, 2018

Sanzo: UMass’ game vs. St. Louis is a sign of what it is without its grit -

January 20, 2018

UMass men’s basketball gets blown out by Saint Louis, 66-47 -

January 20, 2018

UMass hockey shuts down No. 8 Northeastern with 3-0 win -

January 19, 2018

We need to reconsider how we think about work

We should create a society where social divisions are not caused by people’s professions.

Young and old protest for future generations at 2017 climate march

A bus of 55 activists drove from Amherst to Washington D.C. for the march.

Students and community members gather to celebrate science for Earth Day

Earth Day gathering was one of the satellite events of the March for Science.

The triumph of anti-intellectualism

Laura Handly argues that anti-intellectualism has been on the rise in the United States long before Trump.

The race to space

Jeffrey Ayers discusses the benefits of becoming an interplanetary species.

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

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

Four months after banning Iranian students from certain graduate programs, UMass announces new measures to ensure compliance with U.S. law

Preparation for visa renewal process and faculty and staff trainings in export control laws to be instituted.

The science of beauty shows the future of cosmetics

New research and trials on scientific compound called SR9009 gives a glimpse into the future of cosmetics.

Reddit Co-founder Alexis Ohanian speaks at UMass

Online entrepreneur offers insight to students about entrepreneurship

UMass considers a virtual bookstore

Declining sales at on-campus bookstores and the high cost of textbooks has prompted the administration to seek a digital alternative.

UMass engineers develop system to aid visually impaired

A beta version of the PERCEPT system, which uses smartphones as navigation aids, was launched in the Whitmore Administration Building last week.

New web tool helps students calculate apartment rental costs

Splitwise.com provides students with average rent prices based on the location and type of apartment as well as other tools for calculating housing expenses.

Five College researchers work on finding life on the Red Planet

Dr. Jim Holden is one of multiple professors in the Five Colleges to try to discover the mysteries of Mars.

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 awarded $95 million Life Sciences Grant

UMass will receive $95 million from Massachusetts Life Sciences Center to fund life sciences projects and research.

Don’t give us the “piecemeal,” give us the whole thing

Nathan Fatal lays out the argument why the approach of the new STEM Jobs Act is too roundabout and a more direct reform should be implemented.

Coccolithophores: warriors of the sea

Kayla Silvey looks in to a microscopic natural defender of the seas.

No more mind games

Collegian columnist Lauren Vincent dreams up a world without secrets and lies.

Taste: An Unsung Gift of the Holidays

Collegian science blogger Eliza Mitchell explains why we are able to distinguish between tastes, such as gingerbread, fruit cake, and candy canes.

The science of snowflakes

Collegian science blogger Eliza Mitchell explains how the tiny winter wonders known as snowflakes form.