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Leominster Champion
Leon receives Leominster Art Association scholarship | May 27, 2016student pursuing a college degree in art. Leon is currently a student at Lunen
Leon receives Leominster Art Association scholarship | May 27, 2016
Leominster Champion / Posted 16 hours ago
student pursuing a college degree in art. Leon is currently a student at Lunenburg High School, and he will be attending the University of Massachusetts Amherst in the fall. Pictured are, from left, Jane Keough, Robert Leon... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Bill Cosby Fast Factsher own autobiography and a 2002 interview she did with the New York Observer.
Bill Cosby Fast Facts
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 17 hours ago
her own autobiography and a 2002 interview she did with the New York Observer. November 26, 2014 - Cosby's alma mater, the University of Massachusetts Amherst, cuts ties to the comedian and states, "Bill Cosby has agreed to resign as an honorary... Read more
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The Massachusetts Daily Collegian
UMass expected to divest from fossil fuels after Board of Directors unanimous votedivest its direct investments in fossil fuel companies, according to the school
UMass expected to divest from fossil fuels after Board of Directors unanimous vote
The Massachusetts Daily Collegian / Posted yesterday
divest its direct investments in fossil fuel companies, according to the school’s press release. In mid April, hundreds of University of Massachusetts Amherst held a sit-in inside the Whitmore Administration Building, demanding the university cut... Read more
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UB Reporter - Buffalo University
Greenland's snowfall history hidden in plant remainsprofessor of geology, College of Arts and Sciences, who completed much of the s
Greenland's snowfall history hidden in plant remains
UB Reporter - Buffalo University / Posted yesterday
professor of geology, College of Arts and Sciences, who completed much of the study as a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. “Climate models and observations suggest that as temperatures rise, snowfall over... Read more
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Colorado Springs Independent
Should you vote for ColoradoCare?for economic analysis. That analysis was performed by Dr. Gerald Friedman, a Ha
Should you vote for ColoradoCare?
Colorado Springs Independent / Posted yesterday
for economic analysis. That analysis was performed by Dr. Gerald Friedman, a Harvard-trained economics professor at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, for the Colorado Foundation for Universal Health Care, in April 2013. (A summary of the... Read more
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Vail Daily
The Class of 2016: Profiles of graduating studentsplans: Working in Martha’s Vineyard, MA and spending time with my family and fr
The Class of 2016: Profiles of graduating students
Vail Daily / Posted 2 days ago
plans: Working in Martha’s Vineyard, MA and spending time with my family and friends Where are you headed this fall: University of Massachusetts Amherst What will you miss most about Eagle County: 300+ sunny days a year Favorite class you... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Shaheen Pasha: How my NICU baby taught me to let go of controlremoved the prongs from his nose. But Dani just took a deep breath and smiled.
Shaheen Pasha: How my NICU baby taught me to let go of control
Dallas Morning News / Posted 2 days ago
removed the prongs from his nose. But Dani just took a deep breath and smiled. He knew it was time. I just had to follow his lead. Shaheen Pasha is an assistant professor of journalism at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Twitter: @prof... Read more
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iol.co.za
Liar, liar, your memory is not on fireWashington - In the early 2000s, psychologists at the University of Massachuset
Liar, liar, your memory is not on fire
iol.co.za / Posted 3 days ago
Washington - In the early 2000s, psychologists at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, conducted a study on everyday dishonesty. They recruited a few hundred students, put the students into pairs, and told the pairs to have 10 minute... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
UMass accepting more students from out of statecredit university of massachusetts AMHERST, Mass. (WWLP)- The University of Ma
UMass accepting more students from out of state
WWLP Springfield / Posted 3 days ago
credit university of massachusetts AMHERST, Mass. (WWLP)- The University of Massachusetts is is accepting more students from out of state, according to a new report from the Pioneer Institute. UMass enrollment increased more than 27% between 2005... Read more
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PhysOrg
Researchers untangle disease-related protein misfoldingand tools to bear on these complex cellular processes. Today a research group
Researchers untangle disease-related protein misfolding
PhysOrg / Posted 3 days ago
and tools to bear on these complex cellular processes. Today a research group with expertise in protein folding at the University of Massachusetts Amherst led by biochemist Daniel Hebert reports for the first time how a key protein in the blood... Read more
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PhysOrg
A history of snowfall on Greenland, hidden in ancient leaf waxesin the University at Buffalo College of Arts and Sciences who completed much of
A history of snowfall on Greenland, hidden in ancient leaf waxes
PhysOrg / Posted 3 days ago
in the University at Buffalo College of Arts and Sciences who completed much of the study as a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. "Climate models and observations suggest that as temperatures rise, snowfall over... Read more
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Salon.com
Another harmful stereotype shattered: Employees with criminal records make better employeespeople with criminal records may actually do a better job than those without. R
Another harmful stereotype shattered: Employees with criminal records make better employees
Salon.com / Posted 4 days ago
people with criminal records may actually do a better job than those without. Researchers from Harvard University and the University of Massachusetts Amherst tracked 1.3 million people—5,000 of whom had prior felony convictions——who enlisted in... Read more
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Guelph Mercury
Archaeologists rediscover Emily Dickinson’s homestead gardensSome keep the Sabbath going to Church — With a Bobolink for a Chorister — Tha
Archaeologists rediscover Emily Dickinson’s homestead gardens
Guelph Mercury / Posted 5 days ago
Some keep the Sabbath going to Church — With a Bobolink for a Chorister — That orchard was real: a medley of apple, pear, plum and cherry trees tended by the Dickinson family during their lifetimes. Over the decades, subsequent owners of the... Read more
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Daily Mail
Should women explain gaps in their resume after raising a family?are given when it comes to returning to the job market after raising a family.
Should women explain gaps in their resume after raising a family?
Daily Mail / Posted 6 days ago
are given when it comes to returning to the job market after raising a family. This is largely down historic evidence of discrimination against mothers in the hiring process and the workplace. But now, a new study claims that being upfront... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Man gets to 2 years for robbery that caused campus lockdownBELCHERTOWN, Mass. (AP) - A 23-year-old man has been sentenced to two years in
Man gets to 2 years for robbery that caused campus lockdown
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 6 days ago
BELCHERTOWN, Mass. (AP) - A 23-year-old man has been sentenced to two years in prison for the armed robbery of a University of Massachusetts-Amherst student that triggered a campus lockdown in February. Shawn Wyatt, of Framingham, pleaded guilty... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Guilty plea for robber who caused lockdown on UMass campusMass. (WWLP) – A 23 year-old man will spend two years in jail for his role in a
Guilty plea for robber who caused lockdown on UMass campus
WWLP Springfield / Posted 6 days ago
Mass. (WWLP) – A 23 year-old man will spend two years in jail for his role in a robbery that caused a lockdown on the University of Massachusetts Amherst campus back in February. Mary Carey, spokesperson for the Northwestern District... Read more
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Boston Globe
Peregrine Falcon chick hatches at UMass Amherst librarythe country tuned in via livestream to watch the first of four Peregrine falcon
Peregrine Falcon chick hatches at UMass Amherst library
Boston Globe / Posted 8 days ago
the country tuned in via livestream to watch the first of four Peregrine falcon chicks hatch Wednesday afternoon at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. The camera has allowed nearly 300,000 people to connect this season with the birds... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Good jobs are there, but without the right skills they just go beggingWinston Metropolitan Books 257 pages, $28 By Peter Simon Visiting high-qual
Good jobs are there, but without the right skills they just go begging
The Buffalo News / Posted 12 days ago
Winston Metropolitan Books 257 pages, $28 By Peter Simon Visiting high-quality vocational education classrooms was one of my most encouraging experiences as a former education reporter. Students were eager, engaged and directed, a far cry from... Read more
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Daily Press
Mercury contamination could do big harm to migrating birds, study findsCapwell Taylor picked up a pole net, and a gaggle of young zebra finches scatte
Mercury contamination could do big harm to migrating birds, study finds
Daily Press / Posted 12 days ago
Capwell Taylor picked up a pole net, and a gaggle of young zebra finches scattered in a noisy rush of chirping squeals. Taylor wasn't deterred. A biology major about to graduate, Taylor has worked with birds in the aviary at the College of William... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Memorial softball tournament today to remember young fanBut baby carriers are expensive, so just buying one to see if it works doesn't
Memorial softball tournament today to remember young fan
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 12 days ago
But baby carriers are expensive, so just buying one to see if it works doesn't work if you're on a budget. There's a new... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Destination Recreation: Baby-WearingBut baby carriers are expensive, so just buying one to see if it works doesn't
Destination Recreation: Baby-Wearing
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 12 days ago
But baby carriers are expensive, so just buying one to see if it works doesn't work if you're on a budget. Memorial softball tournament today to remember young fanMemorial softball tournament today to remember young fan There's a new... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
French Fry Tour: Cornerstone Pub & KitchenLegacy, Outback owners to stop driving Subaru is telling some owners to park t
French Fry Tour: Cornerstone Pub & Kitchen
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 12 days ago
Legacy, Outback owners to stop driving Subaru is telling some owners to park their Legacy and Outback vehicles because of a steering problem that could cause drivers to lose control. More than 1,000 cars in Vermont are affected by the... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
What's coming up on The WeekendLegacy, Outback owners to stop driving Subaru is telling some owners to park t
What's coming up on The Weekend
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 13 days ago
Legacy, Outback owners to stop driving Subaru is telling some owners to park their Legacy and Outback vehicles because of a steering problem that could cause drivers to lose control. More than 1,000 cars in Vermont are affected by the... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
UMass students could face charges after LSD reactionBETHLEHEM, N.H. (AP) - Authorities in New Hampshire say a young woman's bad rea
UMass students could face charges after LSD reaction
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 13 days ago
BETHLEHEM, N.H. (AP) - Authorities in New Hampshire say a young woman's bad reaction to LSD will likely lead to the arrest of 12 University of Massachusetts-Amherst students. The Caledonian Record reports (http://bit.ly/1TeCrif ) that Bethlehem... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Rutland City man accused of stealing jewelrysmuggling drugs to Vermont in vending machineMan admits smuggling drugs to Verm
Rutland City man accused of stealing jewelry
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 13 days ago
smuggling drugs to Vermont in vending machineMan admits smuggling drugs to Vermont in vending machine The former owner of a Portland music venue is headed to prison for his role in smuggling $2.7 million worth of cocaine across the country from... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Malone police respond to sword attacksmuggling drugs to Vermont in vending machineMan admits smuggling drugs to Verm
Malone police respond to sword attack
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 13 days ago
smuggling drugs to Vermont in vending machineMan admits smuggling drugs to Vermont in vending machine The former owner of a Portland music venue is headed to prison for his role in smuggling $2.7 million worth of cocaine across the country from... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Vt. trooper's name added to national memorialsmuggling drugs to Vermont in vending machineMan admits smuggling drugs to Verm
Vt. trooper's name added to national memorial
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 13 days ago
smuggling drugs to Vermont in vending machineMan admits smuggling drugs to Vermont in vending machine The former owner of a Portland music venue is headed to prison for his role in smuggling $2.7 million worth of cocaine across the country from... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Vt. candidates for governor debate in Burlingtonsmuggling drugs to Vermont in vending machineMan admits smuggling drugs to Verm
Vt. candidates for governor debate in Burlington
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 13 days ago
smuggling drugs to Vermont in vending machineMan admits smuggling drugs to Vermont in vending machine The former owner of a Portland music venue is headed to prison for his role in smuggling $2.7 million worth of cocaine across the country from... Read more
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Boston Globe
12 UMass students could face charges after LSD reactionBETHLEHEM, N.H. (AP) — Authorities in New Hampshire say a young woman’s bad rea
12 UMass students could face charges after LSD reaction
Boston Globe / Posted 13 days ago
BETHLEHEM, N.H. (AP) — Authorities in New Hampshire say a young woman’s bad reaction to LSD will likely lead to the arrest of 12 University of Massachusetts-Amherst students. The Caledonian Record reports that Bethlehem police responded Tuesday to... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
NH police: Traffic violation led to drug arrestsmuggling drugs to Vermont in vending machineMan admits smuggling drugs to Verm
NH police: Traffic violation led to drug arrest
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 13 days ago
smuggling drugs to Vermont in vending machineMan admits smuggling drugs to Vermont in vending machine The former owner of a Portland music venue is headed to prison for his role in smuggling $2.7 million worth of cocaine across the country from... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Police: UMass students could face charges after LSD reactionBETHLEHEM, N.H. (AP) — Authorities in New Hampshire say a young woman’s bad rea
Police: UMass students could face charges after LSD reaction
WWLP Springfield / Posted 13 days ago
BETHLEHEM, N.H. (AP) — Authorities in New Hampshire say a young woman’s bad reaction to LSD will likely lead to the arrest of 12 University of Massachusetts-Amherst students. The Caledonian Record reports that Bethlehem police responded Tuesday to... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
UMass students could face charges after LSD reactionBETHLEHEM, N.H. (AP) - Authorities in New Hampshire say a young woman's bad rea
UMass students could face charges after LSD reaction
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 13 days ago
BETHLEHEM, N.H. (AP) - Authorities in New Hampshire say a young woman's bad reaction to LSD will likely lead to the arrest of 12 University of Massachusetts-Amherst students. The Caledonian Record reports that Bethlehem police responded Tuesday to... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
UMass students could face charges after LSD reactionBETHLEHEM, N.H. (AP) - Authorities in New Hampshire say a young woman's bad rea
UMass students could face charges after LSD reaction
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 13 days ago
BETHLEHEM, N.H. (AP) - Authorities in New Hampshire say a young woman's bad reaction to LSD will likely lead to the arrest of 12 University of Massachusetts-Amherst students. The Caledonian Record reports (http://bit.ly/1TeCrif ) that Bethlehem... Read more
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PhysOrg
Mercury-ridden songbirds get an extra jolt during migrationOrnithologist Dan Cristol (left) and Capwell Taylor ’16 examine male zebra finc
Mercury-ridden songbirds get an extra jolt during migration
PhysOrg / Posted 13 days ago
Ornithologist Dan Cristol (left) and Capwell Taylor ’16 examine male zebra finches in the university’s aviary. Cristol’s latest paper shows that migration conditions provoke a surge in mercury to the bloodstream of a songbird. Credit: Joseph McClain... Read more
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Boston Globe
City official calls for discussion on regulating ‘hoverboards’to take a closer look at these devices, and the appropriate uses of these devic
City official calls for discussion on regulating ‘hoverboards’
Boston Globe / Posted 15 days ago
to take a closer look at these devices, and the appropriate uses of these devices in public areas,” McCarthy said. The University of Massachusetts Amherst, Emerson College, Boston College, Suffolk University, and Brandeis University have joined... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
And suddenly, Speedy Ortiz broke — bigFor a certain indie-rock band, the thrust of sudden recognition following a hit
And suddenly, Speedy Ortiz broke — big
Chicago Tribune / Posted 15 days ago
For a certain indie-rock band, the thrust of sudden recognition following a hit record can be drastic. Sadie Dupuis, frontwoman for Massachusetts-based Speedy Ortiz, knows this feeling firsthand: when her traditionalist rock band broke out in 2013... Read more
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FOX News
Can a pan add iron to your diet?cooking acidic foods, such as tomatoes or apples, says Fergus Clydesdale, a pro
Can a pan add iron to your diet?
FOX News / Posted 15 days ago
cooking acidic foods, such as tomatoes or apples, says Fergus Clydesdale, a professor in the Department of Food Science at University of Massachusetts Amherst. Cooking in water will result in more iron transfer than frying in oil, he adds. More on... Read more
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CBS News
​Americans with criminal records may outperform on the jobhaving a tougher time finding work and lower income. The study, conducted by H
​Americans with criminal records may outperform on the job
CBS News / Posted 17 days ago
having a tougher time finding work and lower income. The study, conducted by Harvard University professor Devah Pager and University of Massachusetts Amherst professor Jennifer Lundquist and researcher Eiko Strader and currently under review at a... Read more
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Boston Globe
North End hoverboard fire was city’s first, officials sayof hoverboards on its buses, trains, and in its stations, and the devices are n
North End hoverboard fire was city’s first, officials say
Boston Globe / Posted 17 days ago
of hoverboards on its buses, trains, and in its stations, and the devices are no longer allowed on many college campuses, including the University of Massachusetts Amherst, Boston College, Suffolk University, Brandeis University, and Emerson Coll... Read more
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Naked Capitalism
Inflation Targeting and NeoliberalismGerald Epstein is a professor of economics and a founding co-director of the Po
Inflation Targeting and Neoliberalism
Naked Capitalism / Posted 17 days ago
Gerald Epstein is a professor of economics and a founding co-director of the Political Economy Research Institute (PERI) at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst. In early May, he sat down with Triple Crisis co-editor Alejandro Reuss to discuss the... Read more
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The Columbian
Respecting the Earth, even in deaththem: hardwood caskets, concrete vaults in the ground, carbon-emitting crematio
Respecting the Earth, even in death
The Columbian / Posted 18 days ago
them: hardwood caskets, concrete vaults in the ground, carbon-emitting cremation, formaldehyde embalming, claiming a piece of real estate in the Earth as your own for eternity. “The conventional options didn’t resonate with me,” says Spade. Like... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Respecting the Earth, even in death: Seattle architect proposes human compostingthem: hardwood caskets, concrete vaults in the ground, carbon-emitting crematio
Respecting the Earth, even in death: Seattle architect proposes human composting
The Seattle Times / Posted 18 days ago
them: hardwood caskets, concrete vaults in the ground, carbon-emitting cremation, formaldehyde embalming, claiming a piece of real estate in the Earth as your own for eternity. “The conventional options didn’t resonate with me,” says Spade. Like... Read more
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Naked Capitalism
Inflation Targeting and NeoliberalismRegular Triple Crisis contributor Gerald Epstein is a professor of economics an
Inflation Targeting and Neoliberalism
Naked Capitalism / Posted 18 days ago
Regular Triple Crisis contributor Gerald Epstein is a professor of economics and a founding co-director of the Political Economy Research Institute (PERI) at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst. In early May, he sat down with Triple... Read more
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Boston Herald
Sapochetti: Campus PC is going too farcertainly take issue with the mandatory diversity classes that are now a requir
Sapochetti: Campus PC is going too far
Boston Herald / Posted 19 days ago
certainly take issue with the mandatory diversity classes that are now a requirement for all incoming freshman at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. The latest guidelines instruct students “to create change toward social justice.” But... Read more
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Accounting Today
People News – May 6, 2016A roundup of recent hires, promotions, awards and other personnel news from fir
People News – May 6, 2016
Accounting Today / Posted 19 days ago
A roundup of recent hires, promotions, awards and other personnel news from firms across the country. Five women who serve as models for female CPAs received Women to Watch Awards from the California Society of CPAs. (See the story.)�… Sophia... Read more
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Boston Globe
Twitter exec tells UMass Amherst grads to ‘hack the system’then encourages the graduates to “make your own rules, hack the system, and cha
Twitter exec tells UMass Amherst grads to ‘hack the system’
Boston Globe / Posted 20 days ago
then encourages the graduates to “make your own rules, hack the system, and change the world.” But graduation at the University of Massachusetts Amherst on Friday was anything but typical. It poured the entire time. Family members huddled... Read more
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Boston Globe
Memo to commencement speakers: be brief and sit downa big fat fib. Maybe that’s a bit harsh. OK. He misspoke. But as he stood on t
Memo to commencement speakers: be brief and sit down
Boston Globe / Posted 20 days ago
a big fat fib. Maybe that’s a bit harsh. OK. He misspoke. But as he stood on the stage in McGuirk Alumni Stadium at the University of Massachusetts Amherst he certainly veered from the truth. Because during his 2014 commencement speech, he... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
USDA Announces $15.6 Million in Grants to Strengthen Rural CommunitiesWASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced $15.6 million
USDA Announces $15.6 Million in Grants to Strengthen Rural Communities
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 20 days ago
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced $15.6 million in grants to increase prosperity in rural America through research, education, and extension programs focused on promoting rural community development, economic growth,... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Hampden DA promises review of cases involving ex-chemistaffected by Sonja Farak's misconduct. Farak was convicted in 2014 of stealing
Hampden DA promises review of cases involving ex-chemist
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 20 days ago
affected by Sonja Farak's misconduct. Farak was convicted in 2014 of stealing cocaine from the state crime lab at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Court documents released earlier this week revealed information about Farak's past drug... Read more
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NJ.com
N.J. college student who fell to death from NYC hotel to be honored at galaby raising money for a scholarship in his name. A graduate of Morris Knolls Hi
N.J. college student who fell to death from NYC hotel to be honored at gala
NJ.com / Posted 21 days ago
by raising money for a scholarship in his name. A graduate of Morris Knolls High School, Cummings was attending the University of Massachusetts Amherst at the time of his death. Cummings was an active member of the Alpha Sigma Phi... Read more
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