UMass alumnus brings new app to Amherst

Slydde, created by UMass alumnus Peter Levin, will allow customers to order, pay for and tip for drinks using their phones.

UMass alumni finalists in Fox 25 wedding contest

Two UMass alumni are finalists in the “A Wedding to Remember” contest with Fox 25 in Boston.

UMass team connects children with communication disorders

UMass alumni and students alike help bridge the gap between children and their communication disorders with a specially designed summer camp.

Students need more real world support

Collegian columnist Ryan Walsh outlines how the University and its alumni can better support future graduates.

Victor Cruz embracing Super Bowl spotlight

Much attention was paid to UMass alum Victor Cruz on Tuesday as part of Super Bowl XVLI Media Day in Indianapolis.

Journalists recall covering Sept. 11

Five members of the 2001 Collegian staff recall the newspaper they produced on September 12, 2001.

(Eye)Spy, an event-tracking website, prepares for launch

Two UMass alums have created a website that tracks social events in the local area.

Worth the trouble? Survey finds college alums satisfied

A recent survey found college alumni from a variety of schools are happy with their college experience and believe their degree was worth the effort.

Knobloch lectures UMass about climate change

Kevin Knobloch, president of the Union of Concerned Scientists, spoke to an audience on Oct. 18 with his lecture “Climate Change: Profiles in Paralysis,” warning the crowd that more directed action needs to be taken against global warming.

T-shirt founder talks about optimism

John Jacobs, co-founder of the Life is good t-shirt company spoke to UMass about the importance about keeping an optimistic outlook through life.

UMass relies on alumni donations

The economic recession has caused institutions of higher learning across the country to lose donations and gifts over the past two years, and the University of Massachusetts is no exception.

Suddenly a senior

Collegian columnist Naychelle Lucas offers a few words of wisdom to this year’s seniors; This is your final year of college, so live it up! Enjoy eating at the DC, walking to classes, and sleepless nights at the library.

UMass to gain greater recognition in Boston with new staffer

University of Massachusetts established an executive position in
Boston in hopes of imaking higher public education a top priority of state officials. Christopher Dunn, a former counsel in the office of the clerk, was chosen for the position.