Massachusetts Daily Collegian

New Permaculture Garden, local food topics of first UMass Sustainability Fair

By Dan Peltier

November 1, 2011

Filed under Local News, News

The construction of a new permaculture garden at the Berkshire Dining Commons, as well as different ways that members of the campus community can do contribute to make the University of Massachusetts more sustainable, were showcased...

Fall New Students Orientation Brings Firsts, Unity

By Dan Peltier

September 12, 2011

Filed under Campus News

The Fall New Students Orientation (NSO) was the first ever for the University of Massachusetts, but it was also layered with traditions that have been a part of the University’s character for generations. First-year stu...

UMass leads by example in its sustainability efforts

By Dan Peltier

November 8, 2010

Filed under Environment

The University of Massachusetts recently received the Massachusetts Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) Leading by Example award for its efforts to increase sustainability efforts and awareness on campus. According...

Amherst College President to head NYC Public Library system

By Dan Peltier

October 24, 2010

Filed under Archives

The New York City Public Library’s (NYPL) Board of Trustees announced earlier this month that Amherst College President Dr. Anthony Marx will become the next president and CEO of the library starting in July 2011. The move...

UMass relies on alumni donations

By Dan Peltier

October 3, 2010

Filed under Archives, Campus News

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. Though giving was back up in fiscal 2010...

Study abroad said to benefit students

By Dan Peltier

September 21, 2010

Filed under Archives

If you want to boost your GPA, graduate on time, or improve your knowledge of cultural practices, studying abroad may be the thing for you. According to a new study conducted by the University of Georgia, studying abroad can make a la...