Massachusetts Daily Collegian

UMass looks to out-of-state students to ease budget crisis

By Cameron Ford

October 22, 2009

Filed under Campus News

With the projected budget shortfall for the next fiscal year running into the tens of millions of dollars and little stimulus money left for buoyancy, University of Massachusetts Chancellor Robert C. Holub has set his sights on...

UMass alumni discuss professional careers with undergraduates

By Sam Hayes

October 22, 2009

Filed under Campus News

The University of Massachusetts College of Social and Behavioral Sciences held a networking session on Oct. 22 with five UMass Alumni now working in the field of law. Discussions with the lawyers sparked conversation about the...

Amherst Police launch Public Safety 911 Education Program

By Sam Butterfield

October 21, 2009

Filed under Campus News

On Sunday, the Amherst Police Department announced that it would continue its Public Safety 911 Education Program, now in its third year. Emergency dispatchers from the Amherst Public Safety Emergency Communications Center...

University Apartments to be demolished next month

By Michelle Williams

October 21, 2009

Filed under Campus News

The condemned University Apartments complex, located off Butterfield Terrace, is scheduled to be demolished next month. Built in 1949, the University Apartments were designed for housing, specifically family housing. In 1994,...

UMass researchers receive grant to study effects of exercise

By Matthew M. Robare

October 19, 2009

Filed under Campus News

University of Massachusetts researchers have been awarded a grant by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to study physical activity. The two-year, $985,000 grant was awarded to a team led by Professor Patty Freedson of the...