UMass biologist Diane Kelly, who studies reproductive systems, is trying to bring a little levity to evolutionary science through a new blog on Gizmodo.
Our panel looks at the big stories in the news.
Marty Meehan, a former congressman, says he’s going to do everything he can to bring a presidential debate to one of the school’s campuses next year.
Undergraduate students at the five UMass campuses could see tuition and fees go up next school year. The university’s board will vote on Wednesday.
The administration and finance committee of the UMass Board of Trustees voted to recommend upping tuition and fees for in-state undergraduates next school year.
Places like San Francisco, Seattle, and Boston are established hubs of tech giants and start-up companies. A growing number of smaller cities and regions want a piece of the action, including the Pioneer Valley.
Women engineering students were put in mixed gender teams. They felt more relaxed when the ratio between men and women was 50-50, but they spoke up more when women were in the majority.
Updated at 11:44 a.m. The Northwestern District Attorney’s office says Emmanuel Bile has been sentenced to 8-10 years in a state prison, followed by 5 years probation.
It was another top year for the UConn women’s basketball team. Once again, they finished the regular season ranked number one in the country.
This winter will eventually end — the calendar turns the page to Spring on March 19th — but the spring thaw may come even sooner. […]
Peg Riley will get 30 million dollars to try to solve the problem of antiobiotic resistant bacteria. The Chinese government will retain any patents.
Most license plates carry a seemingly random mix of letters and numbers. But what if you threw a star, a diamond or a heart in […]
UMass Amherst has reversed its ban on Iranian students from entering certain engineering and science programs. But some students say the revised policy is still discriminatory.
Victor Woolridge offers few specifics about what he’s looking for in a new UMass president. In a wide-ranging interview, we also asked him about tuition and fees, crowd control issues at UMass Amherst and the much-debated woes of the UMass football program.
After all the preparations — or perhaps, because of them — UMass Amherst appeared to avoid an embarrassing repeat of past clashes between police and students following major sporting events.