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UMass football readies for season-opener against Hawaii -

August 22, 2017

UMass women’s soccer falls to Central Connecticut 3-0 in home opener -

August 19, 2017

Preseason serves as opportunity for young UMass men’s soccer players -

August 13, 2017

Amherst Fire Department website adds user friendly components and live audio feed -

August 11, 2017

UMass takes the cake for best campus dining -

August 11, 2017

Two UMass students overcome obstacles to win full-ride scholarships -

August 2, 2017

The guilt of saying ‘guilty’ -

August 2, 2017

UMass tuition set to rise 3-4 percent for 2017-2018 school year -

July 18, 2017

PVTA potential cuts affect UMass and five college students -

July 10, 2017

New director of student broadcast media at UMass this fall -

July 10, 2017

Whose American Dream? -

June 24, 2017

Man who threatened to bomb Coolidge Hall taken into ICE custody -

June 24, 2017

Cale Makar drafted by Colorado Avalanche in first round of 2017 NHL Entry Draft -

June 24, 2017

Conservatives: The Trump experiment is over -

June 17, 2017

UMass basketball lands transfer Kieran Hayward from LSU -

May 18, 2017

UMass basketball’s Donte Clark transferring to Coastal Carolina -

May 17, 2017

Report: Keon Clergeot transfers to UMass basketball program -

May 15, 2017

Despite title-game loss, Meg Colleran’s brilliance in circle was an incredible feat -

May 14, 2017

UMass softball loses in heartbreaker in A-10 title game -

May 14, 2017

Navy sinks UMass women’s lacrosse 23-11 in NCAA tournament second round, ending Minutewomen’s season -

May 14, 2017

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.