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.
When the Seahawks won the Super Bowl last year, the University of Washington saw its share of disturbances. Bonfires, mostly. A couch got crispy.
A surprising result in a new study finds that plants not originally from the United States, called non-natives, are more widespread than native plants. Bethany […]
Although informants helped university police make drug arrests, a working group determined the policy’s harms outweighed the benefits.
University of Massachusetts President Robert Caret has accepted a job at the University of Maryland, but plans to remain in Massachusetts for several months to assist with the leadership transition at UMass.
A UMass spokesperson says Brewer will make $110,000.
Starter Blake Frohnapfel was out last week with a leg injury as UMass lost to Akron, 30-6.
New research out of UMass-Amherst and Louisiana State University suggests that binge drinking during adolescence may reduce neural connections in the pre-frontal cortex — at least in rats. The study was released this week in the Journal of Neuroscience.
Prosecutors arraigned a UMass Amherst student on Monday in connection with racist graffiti left on dormitory doors.
Robert Caret says he’s waiting for a university review to take a final stand on the use of confidential informants on campus.