Massachusetts Daily Collegian

After three decades, hanging up the stethoscope

By Jesse Mayfield Sheehan

April 29, 2013

Dr. Alan Calhoun has worked at University Health Services at the University of Massachusetts since 1981. He has seen countless patients and co-workers come and go and witnessed big changes in the world of health care. He has worked his way up from staff physician to medical director t...

UMass doctor aids Boston bombing victims on scene

By Samara Abramson

April 26, 2013

Last Monday, Dr. Pierre Rouzier faced the idea of never seeing his family again as he ran into the smoke of two detonated bombs on Bolyston Street in Boston. “There’s a bomb. I’m going at it. Say prayers,” Rouzier said he wrote in a text message to his wife and two children. ...

“Where’s the Love”: UM panel talks sex

By Sarah Fonder

February 9, 2012

An event titled “Where’s Love 101? Let’s Talk About SEX!” drew approximately 60 people to the University of Massachusetts Campus Center on Tuesday night as a panel of six couples discussed their relationships. The e...

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...

New committees formed to assess proposed changes to UHS

By Dan Glaun

January 22, 2012

A special committee composed of University of Massachusetts administrators and University Health Services officials, student representatives and staff physicians will review a set of proposed changes to UHS’ operations, which have drawn criticism and protests since the plans w...

Letters to the Editor: 12/8/2011

By Staff

December 8, 2011

Dear Editor, After reading “Scandal Sheds unhappy light on Happy Valley,” I hope the thousands of fans and students will see why Paterno was fired. Just because he is arguably the most well-known college football coach...

Letters to the Editor

By Staff

December 1, 2011

To the Editor: In her Nov. 13 story about operational changes at University Health Services (UHS), Collegian reporter Steffi Porter provided a balanced overview of the plan and reasons for the changes. I’d like to take th...

Protesters rally outside UHS

By Staff

November 17, 2011

At least 100 people marched to University Health Services on Tuesday protesting the health insurance changes and cuts UHS intends to make at the end of the spring semester. The changes include the recently instated “co-insur...

Greed, deception, and student health care

By Mike Tudoreanu

November 3, 2011

A few days ago, the University of Massachusetts community received an email from Bernette Daly, the executive director of University Health Services (UHS). She informed us that UHS will be closing its pharmacy, that it wil...

Video: Support and therapy groups at UMass

By Chris Shores

March 30, 2011

Support and therapy groups at UMass from Chris Shores on Vimeo. New support and therapy groups are being offered this semester by the Center for Counseling and Psychological Health, a division of the University Health Servic...

UMass expands support and therapy groups to counter stress, anxiety

By Chris Shores

March 30, 2011

As a tour guide and resident assistant at the University of Massachusetts, Connor Boushell sees first hand the excitement and high expectations both high school students and even freshmen and sophomores have for the start of their...

Merger strengthens campus counseling services

By Simone Shenny

November 16, 2010

If you or someone you know has sought mental help while at the University of Massachusetts, life may have recently gotten a bit easier. UMass’ Counseling Assessment Services (CAS) and Mental Health services, part of the...