Massachusetts Daily Collegian

UMass alumnus brings new app to Amherst

By Hae Young Yoo

October 21, 2015

A University of Massachusetts alumnus will introduce a mobile app to Amherst on Wednesday, Oct. 28 that will allow customers to order, pay for and tip for drinks from their smart phones. Peter Levin, who graduated with a dual degree in economics and psychology in December 2014, ...

UMass alumni finalists in Fox 25 wedding contest

By Herb Scribner

September 12, 2012

Two University of Massachusetts alumni might get a wedding to remember. ­­Ryan McLane, 1st lieutenant of the Army National Guard, and his fiancée, Taylor Lincoln, are finalists in the Fox 25 Boston Weddings to Remembe...

UMass team connects children with communication disorders

By David Barnstone

September 5, 2012

A doctoral fellow and a team of graduate students at the University of Massachusetts have been making summertime brighter for children with communication disorders. For the past five years, speech and language pathologists Neri...

Students need more real world support

By Ryan Walsh

April 16, 2012

Collegian columnist Ryan Walsh outlines how the University and its alumni can better support future graduates. In terms of rankings, the University of Massachusetts has been shining as of late. We like to boast about these rankings relative to other public schools, which is fine. However, ...

Victor Cruz embracing Super Bowl spotlight

By Stephen Hewitt

February 1, 2012

Flashing grins and sporting his No. 80 New York Giants jersey, Victor Cruz was a popular attraction and the talk of the town in Indianapolis as part of Super Bowl XVLI Media Day, Tuesday. Cruz, as well as several of his Giants teammates and members of the opposing New England Patriots, gathered ...

Journalists recall covering Sept. 11

By Chris Shores

September 9, 2011

  Daily Collegian - Sept. 9, 2011 | Daily Collegian - Sept. 12, 2001 University of Massachusetts senior Adam White woke up early on Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2001, and made his way to campus for his sports management...

(Eye)Spy, an event-tracking website, prepares for launch

By Staff

September 7, 2011

Amherst doesn’t make this year’s annual American Institute for Economic Research’s College Destinations booklet – a listing of the top 75 college towns and cities, which ranks upon several factors, including access to...

Worth the trouble? Survey finds college alums satisfied

By Ashley Berger

January 23, 2011

Despite troubling economic times, a recent survey conducted by the American Council of Education (ACE) found college alumni are, all variables considered, satisfied with their college experience and believe the amount of time...

Knobloch lectures UMass about climate change

By Jessica Jankowski and Tim Jones

October 20, 2010

Kevin Knobloch, University of Massachusetts alumnus and president of the Union of Concerned Scientists spoke on campus on Oct. 18 with his lecture, “Climate Change: Profiles in Paralysis.” Warning the crowd about how governments are contributing to global warming...

T-shirt founder talks about optimism

By Rachel Tumin

October 6, 2010

“Optimism can take you anywhere,” John Jacobs told the crowd yesterday in the Student Union Ballroom. Jacobs, class of ’90, is the chief creative optimist and co-founder of Life is good, a $100 million apparel and acces...

UMass relies on alumni donations

By Dan Peltier

October 3, 2010

The economic recession has caused institutions of higher learning across the country to lose donations and gifts over the past two years, and the University of Massachusetts is no exception. Though giving was back up in fiscal 2010...

Suddenly a senior

By Naychelle Lucas

September 26, 2010

Being a senior isn’t easy, but it’s damn fun. Being able to pick your classes first and knowing all the shortcuts through campus comes with a sense of pride and authority. We’ve been through the freshman fifteen and the...