Massachusetts Daily Collegian

University of Massachusetts preps for possible snow storm

By Collegian News Staff

February 9, 2010

Filed under Archives, Campus News

A winter storm will move through New England today and is expected to dump five to 10 inches of powdery snow in the Amherst area, according to the WWLP-TV22 Storm Team, which covers western Massachusetts and northern Connecticut. Regardless...

Vice Chancellor position down to final four candidates

By Chris Shores

February 9, 2010

Filed under Campus News

UPDATE: Jean Kim has been appointed to fill the post. The vice chancellor of student affairs and campus life position at the University of Massachusetts is down to the final four candidates. Current interim Vice Chancellor Jean Kim is vying ...

UMass celebrates 20 percent expansion of library’s Learning Commons

By Matt Rocheleau

February 8, 2010

Filed under Campus News

As part of an ongoing, five-year, $8.5-million renovation project, the University of Massachusetts celebrated a 20 percent expansion of the Learning Commons in the campus’ main library yesterday. The 6,000 square-foot addition,...

Meet the candidates for Vice Chancellor

By Collegian News Staff

February 8, 2010

Filed under Campus News

Jean Kim is the interim vice chancellor and a University of Massachusetts alumna with a doctorate in counseling psychology, who recently served as vice chancellor for student affairs and campus life at UMass-Dartmouth. Previously,...

Community Clips for Feb. 7 to Feb. 13

By Collegian News Staff

February 8, 2010

Filed under Campus News

Community Clips for Feb. 7 to Feb. 13  Ongoing events: Maggie Nowinski’s “Swallowed” Thur., Jan 21 to Tues., Feb 23, Hampden Gallery Easthampton-based artist Maggie Nowinski turned her obsession with plastic...

Career Fairs begin today

By Collegian News Staff

February 8, 2010

Filed under Campus News

This week will bring a host of career fairs to the University of Massachusetts. Today is the Asian Latino African Native American (ALANA) career fair, which will be held in the Student Union ballroom from 1 to 5 p.m. More than...

SGA revises third bill to pass online elections

By Alyssa Creamer

February 7, 2010

Filed under Campus News

On Tuesday, Feb. 9, the University of Massachusetts’ Student Government Association’s administrative affairs committee will take a look at what is now the third bill involving the installation of online voting. If this bill...

Interim Vice Chancellor Jean Kim looking to claim position permanently

By Sara Cody

February 7, 2010

Filed under Campus News

Dr. Jean Kim, the interim vice chancellor for student affairs and campus life at the University of Massachusetts, held an open session on Thursday, Feb. 4 to discuss her future plans for the position with a group of students. The...

Alumni Margaret A. Jablonski hopes to get appointment and come “full circle”

By Chris Shores

February 7, 2010

Filed under Campus News

On Friday, Feb. 5, Margaret A. Jablonski, vice chancellor for student affairs at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, spoke at the University of Massachusetts in a student-only open session and at one for the general...

MASSPIRG urges better recycling in the Commonwealth

By Ted Rogers

February 2, 2010

Filed under Archives, Campus News, Environment

Imagine Fenway Park, filled to the brim with water and Gatorade bottles.   According to Angelica Carey, a sophomore Biology major at the University of Massachusetts, this is around the amount of plastic bottles that could be...

Crime Log: Jan. 29-31

By Collegian News Staff

February 2, 2010

Filed under Archives, Campus News

Friday Jan. 29   Orly J. Hoff of 525 E. 86th St, New York City, NY was arrested for liquor law violations as the result of a traffic stop. At 1:04 a.m. the arresting officer spotted a black Volkswagen sedan that did not have its...

Board of Higher Education approves law school plan

By Sam Butterfield

February 2, 2010

Filed under Archives, Campus News

The Massachusetts Board of Higher Education voted unanimously Tuesday to approve the creation of a public law school in the Commonwealth, to be located at the former Southern New England School of Law and overseen by the University...