Massachusetts Daily Collegian

UMass dashes and dines

By Ardee Napolitano

April 23, 2012

Over 600 people gathered in front of Berkshire Dining Commons Saturday morning to partake in the University of Massachusetts’ third-annual 5K Dash and Dine. Sponsored by the University’s Auxiliary Services, the event ho...

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 ...

Search for next UMass chancellor down to four finalists

By Collegian News Staff

March 8, 2012

It could be a geographer who currently serves as a vice chancellor for a series of state-run universities in Oregon. It could be a psychologist who presently oversees academic affairs at the University of Albany in New York. It...

Fear and loathing at UHS

By Lauren Vincent

January 23, 2012

I’ve dropped my sickly self off enough times at University Health Services to have acquired a frequent flyer miles card. I know the building's layouts well enough to draw its blueprints, and I've spent more time wasting away...

Board of Trustees request $502 million from state

By Collegian News Staff

January 22, 2012

The University of Massachusetts Board of Trustees requested a $502 million budget from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts for the 2013 fiscal year, which begins July 1. The board approved the budget in mid-December. The...

Safety priorities

By Max Calloway

November 1, 2011

A response from Chancellor Holub regarding the university opening tomorrow... "Thank you for writing. The campus, as you know, is fully functional. We are obliged to provide education for our students. Power is coming back...

Talker: Students not that worried about “ZooMass” label

By Katie Landeck

October 17, 2011

After recent crackdowns on partying, administration at the University of Massachusetts is trying to rid the school once and for all of the slang label “ZooMass.” “ZooMass” is a term that refers to the party culture...

Chancellor Robert Holub addresses SGA at Cape Cod Lounge

By Sam Hayes

October 3, 2011

After the freshly elected senators took their oath to adhere to SGA bylaws and faithfully represent the student body, Holub took the podium and addressed the crowd of veteran and rookie senators. He congratulated the recently elected body and spoke about UMass’ prestige and its U.S. News and World ...

Committee searching for next UMass chancellor formed

By Collegian News Staff

September 13, 2011

Members of the University of Massachusetts Board of Trustees and representatives from the UMass President’s Office yesterday announced the names of those who will serve on the search committee that will find a replaceme...

Chancellor Robert Holub to leave UMass

By William Perkins

September 5, 2011

Three years ago, Robert Holub arrived on the University of Massachusetts campus to assume the role of chancellor and take the helm of the state’s flagship school. But now the tall and slender man with a receding hairline...

Salon to examine landscape painting, multimedia and sculpture

By Collegian News Staff

April 26, 2011

University of Massachusetts Chancellor Robert Holub and his wife Sabine will welcome artists and community members to their on-campus home today for Ms. Holub’s monthly Hillside Salon event.   The gathering will brin...

UMass Philosophy professor awarded Chancellor’s Medal after lecture on happiness

By Brian Canova

March 7, 2011

Presenting his lecture “What is this thing called happiness?“ as part of the 2010-2011 Distinguished Faculty Lecture Series, University of Massachusetts philosophy Professor Fred Feldman was awarded the Chancellor’s Medal...