Massachusetts Daily Collegian

UMass team discover new molecules that may cure rare disease

By David Barnstone

October 23, 2012

Filed under Campus News, News

Biochemists and a doctoral candidate at the University of Massachusetts have discovered two new molecules that may lead the way to improved treatment of a rare human disease. Associate Professor of Biochemistry Scott Garman and alumnus Nathaniel Clark are part of a research team that have discove...

EEE ban lifted on campus and in surrounding areas

By Sam Hayes

October 16, 2012

Filed under Campus News, Local News, News

The University of Massachusetts lifted its ban on nighttime outdoor activities Monday, according to an email released to the campus community. The email followed the fall semester’s coldest weekend so far. The weather late Friday night and early Saturday morning met t...

UMass professor receives grant to study ‘robot therapists’

By David Barnstone

September 18, 2012

Filed under Campus News, News

Stroke victims face a difficult and expensive road to recovery that is mentally and physically straining, but there may be a new answer according to one University of Massachusetts researcher: robots. Because therapists are...

Swinford Comments on UMass Master Plan

By Vickie Palmatier

September 18, 2012

Filed under Campus News, News

Imagine this: a campus with wide pathways, beautiful views, state-of-the-art buildings, plenty of parking and sunny green areas dispersed throughout, filled with students enjoying the sun. Well, that’s all in the master plan for the University of Massachusetts....