Programs help women in STEM majors overcome stereotypes

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

Sober Xpress hopes to bring more safe and sober transportation to Amherst

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The company initially started in 2012 at the University of Connecticut and offers discounted rides to students on the weekends.

Why I do not use Tinder

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Isaac Simon details how the popular app perpetuates laziness, social intimidation and sexual objectification.

Take time to read

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Gabby Vacarelo encourages those who were never instilled with a love for reading to pick up a book.

HackUMass grows in size, inspires prospective hackers

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The third annual event, which was held this weekend at UMass, encouraged participants to create new opportunities and means to work on projects.

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

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

Residential security technology and infrastructure main focus of University’s reforms

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The 2012 gang rape incident currently moving through the courts pushed UMass to implement more physical security renovations than policy changes.

An introduction to Tidal, Jay Z’s paid alternative to Spotify and Pandora

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Is the new artist-centric music streaming website worth the money?

Keep your corporate hands off my Internet

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Corinne Elicone highlights corruption among Internet providers and discusses the FCC’s ruling for an open Internet

The dangers of tweeting without thinking

Curt Schillings Twitter caught the attention of media after he responded to users' offensive messages about his daughter. (Christina Yacono/Daily Collegian)

Steve Gillard cautions against tweeting out comments in the moment before thinking them through.

ESPN employees seek to get women involved in technology

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UMass hosts TechTalks to encourage young women to pursue careers in technology.

The end of Google Glass, and what we can learn from it

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Johnny McCabe describes the end of Google Glass, and how its failure can inform future technologies.

Microsoft introduces Windows 10, Codename Spartan and the HoloLens

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The company looks to make an augmented, holographic future our reality.

How to avoid, treat and prevent Computer Vision Syndrome as a college student

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Excessive exposure to technology could be having a negative effect on your eyes.

Send cash to friends over Snapchat with Snapcash

A partnership with Square allows social sharing of more than just pictures for certain Snapchat users.

Breaking down CES: The big-picture for tech in 2015

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2015 has the potential to mark major advances in technology.

Body cameras for cops are a no brainer after Ferguson

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Johnny McCabe argues that on-body cameras for police provide an evidence-based solution to cases with contradictory witness testimony and subjectivity.

eSports: A new kind of sport

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Julian del Prado articulate why eSports should be considered a sport and reveals its surprising popularity.

Grant of $4.1 million to allow research into different options.

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UMass looks for alternatives to small water system treatments with $4.1 million grant

Whistl app and phone case created to fight sexual assault

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The fight against sexual assault inspired a creation team for the phone case and app Whistl.