This winter will eventually end — the calendar turns the page to Spring on March 19th — but the spring thaw may come even sooner. […]
A UMass senior is suing Amherst Police for violating his first amendment rights to videotape them at an off-campus spring celebration in 2014
After creating a policy on February 6th that banned Iranian students from entering specific programs in the colleges of engineering and natural sciences, the university has reversed the policy.
Iranian students are now barred from entering specific programs at the university, effective February 1st. UMass says it’s following federal law.
UMass-Amherst says initiatives limiting crowds prevented a repeat of past violent student celebrations following the New England Patriots’ Super Bowl win.
Students will purchase their textbooks online, beginning in the 2015 fall semester, under a five year deal between UMass and Amazon.
The rates of marriage in the military today rival civilian numbers from the 1950’s. That’s what UMass Amherst sociology professor Jennifer Lundquist discovered. She says benefits like health care, free education and housing create a culture conducive to marrying young.
The team has played all its home games in eastern Massachusetts while it upgraded McGuirk Stadium in Amherst.
Most studies about birds focus on wild habitat. But this summer researchers from the Smithsonian Migratory Bird Center in Washington, D.C., are focusing on backyards.
Plaintiff claims she was turned down for a job because she had children.
The Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights notes that an open investigation does not mean a school broke the law in how it handled sexual violence on campus.
The notoriously homophobic church says it’s coming to denounce UMass basketball player Derrick Gordon’s public announcement last week that he’s gay. Rebecca Barrett-Fox says that from Westboro’s point of view, the protests are evangelical work.
Agnes Kalibata, a UMass alum, says agriculture is the key to unlocking her country’s potential.
Not all those arrested this weekend were students, but those who were will face consequences, Subbaswamy said. He promised “swift action” to address violations of the school’s Code of Student Conduct.
Snow is piling up again, in a winter storm that the National Weather Service says won’t stop until Friday morning. Schools across the state are closed, including the University of Massachusetts.