Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Tim Murray discusses upcoming election

By R.P. Hitt

October 21, 2010

Filed under Campus News

With the November 2 elections fast approaching, Lieutenant Governor Tim Murray will be turning up the heat on his campaign schedule, as he visits towns across the Commonwealth. The incumbent Lt. Gov. spoke with the Massachusetts Daily Collegian late Thursday afternoon to talk a...

Graduate fair to be held at UMass

By DailyCollegian.com Staff

October 20, 2010

Filed under Campus News

The University of Massachusetts will host the Five College Graduate and Professional Schools Information Day 2010 will be held on Oct. 27 in the Student Union Ballroom. Any students interested in applying to graduate school are h...

Luther Gorahkov, Morrill assault suspect, turns self in

By Collegian News Staff

October 20, 2010

Filed under Archives, Campus News

Luther Gorahkov, the University of Massachusetts who is suspected of assaulting two female students at Morrill Science Building III Friday Oct. 15, turned himself into Holyoke police at 10 p.m. Monday night. Patrick Archibal...

University speaker discusses climate change

By Simone Shenny

October 19, 2010

Filed under Archives, Campus News

Yesterday, Jean Johnson, director of education insights from Public Agenda, visited the University of Massachusetts to discuss the organization’s research on the public’s perspective on the environment, energy and science ...

Three faculty members given distinguished professor status

By Sam Butterfield

October 18, 2010

Filed under Campus News

The Board of Trustees at the University of Massachusetts voted Sept. 29 to name three UMass faculty members distinguished professors. Professor of chemical engineering Peter A. Monson, English professor Anne Herrington and James...

Lisa Queenin tabled as new director of legislative relations

By Alyssa Creamer

October 18, 2010

Filed under Campus News

Recently, the University of Massachusetts took on Lisa Queenin as director of community and regional legislative relations. A search was conducted for the position, and Queenin, the former manager of state government relations at Children’s Hospital Boston and a fo...

Amherst Police Department to host community meeting; hire advocate for abuse victims

By Collegian News Staff

October 18, 2010

Filed under Campus News, Crime

The Amherst Police Department (APD) announced over the weekend that it will host a community meeting this Wednesday to address a spate of break-ins and issues related to student-town affairs. The community meeting will take...

UPDATED: Suspect in SOM and Morrill reports turns himself into police

By DailyCollegian.com Staff

October 18, 2010

Filed under Campus News

UPDATE (10/19): Gorahkov surrenders himself to police The University of Massachusetts Police Department cancelled their crime alert last night involving alleged actions of assault, attempted rape and kidnapping by Luther Gorahkov. According to the brief, the suspect turned himself i...

It’s homecoming weekend for UMass alumni

By DailyCollegian.com Staff

October 15, 2010

Filed under Campus News

As alumni return to campus, the University of Massachusetts has a full schedule of events lined up for Homecoming Weekend. The Homecoming football game will take place, Saturday at 3:30 p.m. against Richmond. Earlier on Saturday, late Marching Band d...

Five UMass alums awarded Fulbright Scholarships

By DailyCollegian.com Staff

October 14, 2010

Filed under Campus News

Five former University of Massachusetts students, among them four 2010 graduates, were awarded Fulbright Scholarships for international studies, according to a Wednesday release from the University’s News and Media Relations office. The students are among som...

SGA honors Parks’ legacy

By Sam Hayes

October 14, 2010

Filed under Campus News

Late University of Massachusetts marching band director George Parks’ “great and innumerable accomplishments” were formally recognized by the Student Government Association in a unanimously passed motion at Wednesda...

Lack of parental support financially hinders students

By Tim Jones

October 13, 2010

Filed under Campus News

Kari Ross, a sophomore at the University of Massachusetts, will not graduate with her friends. She will never watch a basketball game at the Mullins Center. And she will never experience spring in New England. That’s because...