Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Grant of $206,500 awarded to study Native American traditions

By Julia McLaughlin

November 19, 2014

Filed under Campus News, News, Scrolling Headlines

Sonya Atalay, associate professor of anthropology at the University of Massachusetts, recently received a $206,500 New Directions Fellowship from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to study Native American language and traditions....

Protect Our Breasts holds Earth Day Yogathon

By Julia McLaughlin

April 22, 2014

Filed under Campus News, Health & Wellness, News, Scrolling Headlines

Protect Our Breasts will be holding its first annual Earth Day Yogathon, an outdoors event on the Fine Arts Terrace, to promote awareness of environmental toxins and their contribution to breast cancer on Tuesday from 8 a.m. until...

UMass holds annual Native American Powwow

By Julia McLaughlin

April 22, 2014

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The University of Massachusetts held the Annual Native American Powwow in the Curry Hicks Cage on Saturday. The powwow is held each year to bring people together to reflect on the importance of family and community, give thanks...

Rethinking the ‘language gap’

By Julia McLaughlin

April 9, 2014

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  Editor's Note: A previous version of this article misidentified a language spoken by Luiz Amaral's daughter. It also identified Hispanic Linguistics as a department at UMass, which is false. The Department of Languages, ...