Massachusetts Daily Collegian

UMass clocks in at 56 in Times of London Top 200

By Collegian News Staff

September 21, 2010

Filed under Archives

If you attend or are affiliated with any of the campuses of the University of Massachusetts system, you are a part of the No. 56-ranked university in the world, according to the Times of London. UMass is the only public university...

Presidential search panel holds public forum

By Matthew M. Robare

September 14, 2010

Filed under Campus News

The University of Massachusetts Presidential Search Committee held a public forum yesterday morning to hear questions and concerns from students, faculty and staff. The panel was presided over by Henry Thomas III, Vice-Chairman of the s...

UMass professor scouts out cave for underground lab

By Cameron Ford

September 14, 2010

Filed under Environment

An assistant professor in the geosciences department at the University of Massachusetts went on an excursion to S.D. this summer to examine a defunct gold mine for its research potential. Professor David Boutt traveled to the now-abandoned...

AIDS activist to speak at UMass

By Michelle Williams

September 14, 2010

Filed under Campus News

In celebration of the 25th anniversary of the Stonewall Center at the University of Massachusetts campus, AIDS activist Cleve Jones will speak, kicking off a semester-long speaker series. “An Evening with Cleve Jones: Four Decades of Activis...

Leave UMass, leave the country- better yet, study abroad.

By Hannah Grossman

September 14, 2010

Filed under Columns

If the thought of studying abroad has shot across your mind for a millionth of a second, do it! If you don’t and you suffer from fear of missing out, clinically known as FOMO, you will surely have to see a physician. Living...

Sports Management’s SoccerFest hopes to score big

By Collegian News Staff

April 30, 2010

Filed under Campus News

It’s time to kick back and get ready for some football … Well, at least they call it football in Europe. The University of Massachusetts will host the latest installment of what has become a noted event on the spring calendar,...

Rape crisis center petitions for involvement in conduct code review

By Matt Rocheleau

April 30, 2010

Filed under Campus News

A campus rape crisis center is petitioning that a member of their staff be added to a special commission which will review the student conduct code and present recommended changes to the code by mid-November. The 17-member...

Crime Log: April 21 – 25

By Collegian News Staff

April 30, 2010

Filed under Local News

Friday, April 23 Mildred A. Roper of Westford, Massachusetts was arrested as the result of a traffic stop. A University of Massachusetts Police Department officer driving on Massachusetts Ave. viewed a car following behind...

UPDATED: 12 hospitalized, including ‘large number’ of UMass students, for severe intoxication at campus party, area hospital forced to close ER

By Matt Rocheleau

April 26, 2010

Filed under Archives, Breaking News, Campus News, Local News

A dozen people, including a high number of UMass students, were hospitalized and treated for severe intoxication after becoming ill during an on-campus dance party Saturday night into Sunday morning, according to campus offici...

PD: Driver who struck, injured UMass bicyclist in hit-and-run identified

By Collegian News Staff

April 26, 2010

Filed under Archives, Breaking News, Local News

The driver of a vehicle that struck and hospitalized a University of Massachusetts bicyclist in a hit-and-run collision last weekend has been identified, police said. A 19-year-old Orange man, whose name was not disclosed because he h...

Student conduct code review to consider minimum penalties for serious offenses, victim appeal process

By Matt Rocheleau

April 26, 2010

Filed under Archives, Campus News

A special commission, created in response to the University’s admission that it improperly sanctioned a student who allegedly confessed to an on-campus rape, will consider establishing minimum sanctions for serious off...

Economic analyst Janszen discusses online start-ups

By Michelle Williams

April 25, 2010

Filed under Archives, Campus News, Five College News, Local News

Eric Janszen, an economic analyst and CEO of iTulip, a financial advisory firm, spoke at the University of Massachusetts last Wednesday evening, delivering a presentation titled “How to Build a Company in 40 Minutes.” The...