Massachusetts Daily Collegian

UMass researcher shows link between air pollution and obesity

By Angela Hilsman

November 5, 2009

An assistant professor at the University of Massachusetts has concluded after a five-year study that high concentrations of air pollution increase health risks on obese people more than on people who are not obese. Assistant...

On Campus Drama lets students speak without censorship

By Niina Heikkinen

November 5, 2009

Tired of being told that you need to censor your Facebook profile content for fear of offending a future employer? Looking for a place to post your blog where Mom can’t leave comments? is here to help. The...

UMass professor works to shrink hydrogen fuel cells

By Matthew M. Robare

November 2, 2009

Professor Dimitrios Maroudas of the University of Massachusetts chemical engineering department thinks that briefcase-sized hydrogen car batteries could be on the horizon, thanks to new research attempting to advance hydrogen’s...

UMass conference seeks to increase female high school student interest in engineering

By Alyssa Creamer

November 2, 2009

On Oct. 29, female high school students explored their potential interests in the University of Massachusetts engineering program, along with the field and future of engineering itself, during UMass’ annual Women in Engineering...