Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Veteran Services ranked 27 in the Nation

By Katie Landeck

November 16, 2010

Filed under Campus News

After serving under Uncle Sam, veterans on a degree-seeking mission may want to march over to the University of Massachusetts. Recently, “Military Times” and “GI Jobs” ranked UMass among the top places for veterans to attend college. “Military Times” ranked UMass No. 27...

SGA discusses student rights campaign, Comm. College

By Sam Hayes

November 16, 2010

Filed under Campus News, SGA

Editor's note: There were many issues discussed at this meeting. But this article incorrectly portrayed a student as being connected to problems with the University judiciary. The section regarding her appointment to an SGA pos...

University of Massachusetts to Participate in AACU’s General Education for a Global Century initiative

By Michelle Altman

November 16, 2010

Filed under Campus News

If general education classes have always seemed to you like a monotonous drag, reprieve from dull requirements may soon be on the way. The University of Massachusetts was among 32 schools chosen recently to participate in the...

UMass celebrates International Education Week

By Collegian News Staff

November 16, 2010

Filed under Campus News

Utilize the SAP button on your television, this week is International Education Week, and the University of Massachusetts is celebrating. Today there will be a workshop detailing plethora of research projects undertaken by...

UM student sustains critical head injuries in assault

By Collegian News Staff

November 16, 2010

Filed under Campus News, Crime

A University of Massachusetts student sustained critical head injuries during an alleged assault at the Pufton Village Apartment complex on North Pleasant Street last Saturday. According to a Monday release from Amherst Police...

Pulitzer-winning Weingarten speaks at UMass to journalism students

By Matthew M. Robare

November 9, 2010

Filed under Campus News

Gene Weingarten, two-time winner of the Pulitzer Prize, spoke to an audience of University of Massachusetts students and faculty about his life and forty year career in journalism yesterday in the Cape Cod Lounge. A self-described “shambling wreck of...

Professor David Lenson on life and teaching

By DailyCollegian.com Staff

November 9, 2010

Filed under Campus News

David Lenson hopped up onto the lab counter at the front of the lecture hall and clasped his hands in his lap. He’d spent the majority of class time educating his students about a dystopian writer, but now it was time for him to take questions from his eager...

Gene Weingarten to discuss Pulitzer past with UMass Tues.

By Matthew M. Robare

November 8, 2010

Filed under Campus News

Two-time Pulitzer Prize winner Gene Weingarten will visit the University of Massachusetts this afternoon at 4:00 p.m. to speak to students. Weingarten was awarded his second Pulitzer in feature writing earlier this year for a story a...

Lawrence Schwartz given named chair in integrative science

By DailyCollegian.com Staff

November 8, 2010

Filed under Campus News, Science & Technology

Following a recommendation from Chancellor Robert C. Holub and Provost James V. Staros, Professor of biology Lawrence Schwartz was appointed as the first Eugene M. and Ronnie Isenberg professor of integrative science on Oct. 1. The support for the endowment was part of a gift f...

UMass doctoral program ranked among top-performing schools by National Research Council

By Nancy Pierce

November 7, 2010

Filed under Archives, Campus News

Every student wants to get value and fulfillment out of their education. With the rising cost of tuition, what student wouldn’t be concerned with the quality of classes and professors? Several University of Massachusetts programs were ...

‘Good Samaritan’ policy is altered

By Alyssa Creamer

November 3, 2010

Filed under Campus News

On Oct. 20, the University of Massachusetts Vice Chancellor Jean Kim addressed the Student Government Association about recent concerns surrounding alterations made to the University’s “Good Samaritan Protocol.” In recent years, the “Good Samaritan Protocol” or policy, has been known to students as a practice of ...

Journalism department finally got a piece of the pie

By Sam Hayes

November 3, 2010

Filed under Campus News

The Communications, Journalism and Linguistics Departments will be getting a new home for the 2014 spring semester when a new $85 million dollar, 1800-person, “state of the art” academic building is scheduled to be complete. Secretary of the State Executive Office for Admin...