Massachusetts Daily Collegian

New online training helps students transition to off-campus housing

By Jaclyn Bryson

April 30, 2013

The University of Massachusetts recently developed an online training program to help educate students as they transition from living on campus to finding off-campus housing, according to a press release. Since April 5, students have had the ability to take the Moving Off C...

Second Semester Security Updates

By Anna Jolliffe

April 25, 2013

As the spring semester comes to an end at the University of Massachusetts, campus safety officials are concentrating on increasing public communication with police as they wait for the assessment of the security in the residence halls done b...

Storm dumps two feet of snow on UMass campus

By Chelsie Field

February 11, 2013

The massive storm that pummeled much of New England over the weekend dumped almost 2 feet of snow on the area, but it spared the University of Massachusetts campus of any power outages or major damage. There were no storm-related injuries...

UMass to close Friday at noon due to expected snowstorm

By Patrick Hoff

February 8, 2013

The University of Massachusetts announced last night that campus would cease operations today at noon in anticipation of a coming snowstorm. The campus is expected to reopen tomorrow at noon. “We felt it was import...

Valley spared from brunt of Hurricane Sandy

By Katie Landeck

October 30, 2012

After canceling classes yesterday for what turned out to be relatively mild weather conditions throughout much of the school day, it’s back to business as usual for University of Massachusetts students. Following an “evaluation ...

Decision made on UHS cuts

By Zachary Weishar

April 19, 2012

After months of deliberation, a committee tasked with reviewing proposed changes to the University Health Services budget agreed on a final recommendation with a 16-1 vote, which was subsequently approved by Chancellor Robert Holub. The changes were intended ...

$1.4 million to renovate roof on animal research

By Ardee Napolitano

April 3, 2012

With the construction of the Commonwealth Honors College development, it’s not only students being considered, but animals too. The University of Massachusetts has allotted $1.4 million to soundproof an animal research building near t...

Molander in process of withdrawing from UMass

By Dan Glaun

February 1, 2012

Also see: Campus Perspective: From Sylvan to Southwest, students discuss Molander |Podcast: Molander speaks out about his intentions |Molander's original 'Friends Club' letter |Tyler Molander debates withdrawal | Letter causes stir on campus | Campus Perspectives: Students respond to letter and reaction | Editorial: ...

UHS announces service changes

By Steffi Porter

November 14, 2011

University Health Services (UHS) at the University of Massachusetts announced recently the decision to cut back on hours of operation, reduce laboratory services and eliminate its pharmacy, decisions some students feel will not serve their needs. UHS said these changes will help them to bett...