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Amazon textbook contract ending in December 2018 -

October 19, 2017

UMass field hockey heads into crucial A-10 matchup -

October 19, 2017

2017 Hockey Special Issue -

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International Relations Club tackles tough issues at ‘Foreign Policy Coffee Hour’ -

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Sexual assault reports spike on campus -

October 19, 2017

Californian students react to wildfires back home -

October 19, 2017

‘My Little Pony: The Movie’ is a surprising animated treat, whether you’re a fan of the show or not -

October 19, 2017

With a young team, Carvel is preparing the UMass hockey team to thrive -

October 19, 2017

Letter: UMass hockey is great, but where are the students? -

October 19, 2017

Boino’s blast gives UMass men’s soccer sole possession of first place in the Atlantic 10 -

October 19, 2017

UMass freshmen look to play physical, make an impact and improve early on -

October 19, 2017

UMass hockey sets out to create new program, identity in 2017-18 -

October 19, 2017

Cale Makar: UMass hockey’s crown jewel -

October 19, 2017

Ames: If first four games are any indicator, this UMass hockey season could differ for the better -

October 19, 2017

Josh Couturier looks to find where he fits within UMass lineup -

October 19, 2017

The straw man fallacy: missing the point on Indigenous Peoples Day -

October 19, 2017

Power to the Thin Mint: improve the Girls Scouts program -

October 19, 2017

‘Blade Runner 2049’ has a lot of ideas that it fails to develop -

October 19, 2017

Early season challenge awaits for UMass hockey in weekend set with Ohio State -

October 18, 2017

UMass Professor Barbara Krauthamer receives award from Association of Black Women Historians -

October 18, 2017

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.