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Cale Makar selected to play for Team Canada at the 2018 World Junior Championships -

December 15, 2017

UMass men’s basketball looks to remain undefeated at home when Georgia comes to town -

December 15, 2017

Editorial: Our shift to a primarily digital world -

December 13, 2017

Makar, Ferraro off to Ontario to compete for Team Canada’s World Junior hockey team -

December 12, 2017

Lecture attempts to answer whether treatment of depression has resulted in over-prescription of SSRIs -

December 12, 2017

Palestinian students on campus react to President Trump’s recent declaration -

December 12, 2017

Smith College hosts social media panel addressing impact of social media on government policies -

December 12, 2017

GOP Tax Plan will trouble working grad students -

December 12, 2017

Mario Ferraro making his mark with UMass -

December 12, 2017

Minutewomen look to keep momentum going against UMass Lowell -

December 12, 2017

Ames: UMass hockey’s turnaround is real, and it’s happening now -

December 12, 2017

When your favorite comedian is accused of sexual assault -

December 12, 2017

A snapshot of my college experience -

December 12, 2017

Homelessness is an issue that’s close to home -

December 12, 2017

Allowing oil drilling in Alaska sets a dangerous precedent -

December 12, 2017

‘She’s Gotta Have It’ is a television triumph -

December 12, 2017

Some of my favorite everyday brands -

December 12, 2017

Berkeley professor researches high-poverty high school -

December 11, 2017

Rosenberg steps down as Senate President during husband’s controversy -

December 11, 2017

Students aim to bring smiles to kids’ faces at Baystate Children’s Hospital -

December 11, 2017

Emmi Beuger’s Day Off: S2E4 | Tired of Being Tired

Time for another episode of the podcast, this time with ten times the exhaustion.

We need to reconsider how we think about work

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

Humanities majors can succeed, if they abandon their dreams

If one more person tells me I should study engineering instead, I might write an angry poem about it.

We can do better than SPIRE

The visual shortcomings of SPIRE are just the beginning.

Shaughnessy Naughton speaks on STEM professionals in politics

Naughton, a former congressional candidate, gave the lecture at Mt. Holyoke.

UMass STEM seminar promotes positive psychology

The seminar discussed ideas such as observation, mindfulness and learning.

UMass professor speaks about gender disparity in STEM fields

Professor Nilanjana Dasgupta led a talk Tuesday evening that explored how female experts and peers serve as role models that encourage young women and increase their participation in STEM fields.

College: A place of lost opportunities

Jasmyn Guzzetti questions the rigid structure of major requirements and class choice.

Programs help women in STEM majors overcome stereotypes

Programs like the Association for Women in Mathematics and the UMass Society of Women Engineers help provide a supportive environment for female STEM majors.

Marty Meehan inaugurated as UMass system president

Meehan was inaugurated as the 27th president of the University of Massachusetts system during a ceremony Thursday.

Pursue a passion, not a job

John Zawawi argues that educators should stop pushing students toward STEM majors just because of better job prospects, and instead should encourage students to follow their passions.

Nilanjana Dasgupta named director of Faculty Equity and Inclusion for CNS

The psychologist will research patterns in the hiring processes and retention rates of minority faculty.

The Land of Opportunity

Suyash talks about immigration and the land of opportunity.

Campus Perspective: Picking a major at a cost

Florida’s proposed decision to freeze tuition costs for STEM majors and raise fees on others in an effort to steer students towards job-friendly degrees has left some UMass students feeling as though such an economic strategy devalues a liberal arts education.

Changes in elementary education may encourage STEM majors

Jason Brooks critiques the educational practice of praising participation rather than hard work and its impact on higher learning.

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.

Research experience program for freshmen launched by College of Natural Sciences

The new program offered by the College of Natural Science gives 18 freshmen this semester a chance to work one-on-one with select faculty members.