Massachusetts Daily Collegian

UHS changes approved by chancellor

By Collegian News Staff

April 18, 2012

Filed under Campus News, News

After months of debate over the future status of University Health Services’ operations, Chancellor Robert Holub approved the recommendations of a joint student, physician and administrator committee that reduces UHS operating...

Change of plans

By Timothy Haggerty

March 30, 2012

Filed under Opinion, Point-Counterpoint

In a time when students are fighting to get their voices heard over a number of campus-wide issues, the proposed University Health Services changes have been a point of concern for many at the University of Massachusetts. However,...

UHS does not need a pharmacy

By Harrison Searles

March 30, 2012

Filed under Opinion, Point-Counterpoint

As of the end of 2011’s fiscal year, University of Massachusetts’ University Health Services was running a $500,000 deficit as well as having $5 million in deferred maintenance to aging facilities. One decision that the University...

Reproductive rights on campus

By Billy Rainsford

March 29, 2012

Filed under Columns, Opinion, Point-Counterpoint

This past February, the state government of Oklahoma passed its Personhood Act, stating that life begins at the moment of conception, and as a result, potentially restricting access to birth control and abortions. The state of Ohi...

UMass uses support and therapy groups to help ease stress

By Ardee Napolitano

March 29, 2012

Filed under Campus News, News

Mentoring and support groups can be a useful tool for victims of physical, psychological and sexual abuse, according to research by Concordia University in Canada. At the University of Massachusetts, the Everywoman’s Center...

UHS review committee examines alternatives to service cuts

By Dan Glaun

March 6, 2012

Filed under Campus News, News

University Health Services may avoid some of the planned cuts to its services if a proposal currently being debated by a committee of administrators, student government representatives and UHS physicians is adopted by Chancellor Robert Holub. Last semester, University administrator...

Student overload results in unfair cuts

By Billy Rainsford

February 9, 2012

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Not long after I arrived on campus for my freshman year at the University of Massachusetts, I noticed that one of everyone’s primary complaints about the University was University Health Services. What stood out for disgr...

Students host mock ground breaking

By Katie Landeck

February 9, 2012

Filed under Campus News, News

In a mock groundbreaking ceremony yesterday, University of Massachusetts faculty and students used a garden spade spray-painted gold to break ground on the “new” University Health Service’s building. Attendees were p...

Fear and loathing at UHS

By Lauren Vincent

January 23, 2012

Filed under Columns, Opinion

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...

Experiences with Health Services

By Lauren Vincent

January 22, 2012

Filed under Columns, Opinion

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...

UHS announces service changes

By Steffi Porter

November 14, 2011

Filed under Campus News, News

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...