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UMass hosts “What is Computational Social Science?” panel discussion

UMass hosts “What is Computational Social Science?” panel discussion

By Alex Genovese , Collegian Staff April 6, 2021
The UMass Computational Social Science Institute invited three CSS pioneers to explore field of computational social science
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Amherst public school officials commit to plan for students to return to school in person

By Olivia LeDuc, , Collegian Correspondent April 1, 2021
“The Amherst School Committee voted unanimously for the elementary schools and the Regional School Committee voted unanimously for the middle school and high school,” Allison McDonald said.
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SGA endorses MassPirg petition at weekly meeting

By Alex Genovese, Collegian Staff April 1, 2021
The petition urges an increase in funding for Open Education Resources
Staff say Recreation Center going smoothly

Staff say Recreation Center going smoothly

By Rachael Dionisio, Collegian Correspondent March 30, 2021
“People feel very safe when working out. Everyone is making the most of what we have this year.”
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UMass exceeds the 2020 Real Food Challenge

By Esther Muhlmann and Sophia Tsekov March 29, 2021
UMass is the first large university to dedicate over 29 percent of food budget to “real food.”
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UMass students describe traveling internationally amid the COVID-19 pandemic

By Mahidhar Sai Lakkavaram, Collegian Staff March 29, 2021
Not being able to eat with a face shield on, worrying about getting a visa, coordinating different times—these students faced it all in their travel to UMass this semester.
Dr. Anthony Jack speaks on

Dr. Anthony Jack speaks on “The Privileged Poor: How Elite Colleges Are Failing Disadvantaged Students”

By Lisa Gherbi, Collegian Correspondent March 26, 2021
An admission letter and generous financial aid do not a diverse college make. “Access ain’t inclusion,” visiting speaker Dr. Anthony Jack said.
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Congressman tours UMass vaccination clinic

By Irina Costache, Assistant News Editor March 25, 2021
During a tour of the UMass vaccination clinic, Congressman Jim McGovern applauded the University’s vaccination efforts and urged all who are eligible to get vaccinated.
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PHPC administers vaccines to students gathered at Campus Center after 40 extra doses were “inadvertently drawn during the day”

By Sophia Gardner, Assistant News Editor March 25, 2021
“Our staff made a mistake in drawing additional doses,” said the PHPC in a statement.
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UMass SGA votes to certify election results

By Alex Genovese, Collegian Staff March 25, 2021
SGA also voted to increase funding for RSO startups and stimulus packages for ESOs, and urged Office of Registrar to amend the repeating course policy.
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UMass welcomes distinguished ADVANCE lecturer

By Ella Adams, Collegian Staff, Collegian Staff March 25, 2021
Dr. Shirley Malcom spoke to how COVID-19 has illuminated the relationship between STEM fields and America’s racial reckoning.
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Following weeks of dropping cases, UMass lowers risk level to ‘Guarded’

By Will Katcher, Assistant News Editor March 24, 2021
Since early February, when UMass recorded over 750 COVID-19 cases in two weeks, new positive tests have fallen significantly. Last week, there were only 55 new cases and the positivity rate fell to 0.26 percent. By @will_katcher.
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