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The Massachusetts Daily Collegian
Amherst Select Board discusses imposing fines on those who violate water usage ban A memorandum including the definition of penalties for violating the Amherst
Amherst Select Board discusses imposing fines on those who violate water usage ban
The Massachusetts Daily Collegian / Posted 2 days ago
A memorandum including the definition of penalties for violating the Amherst water ban was discussed at a Select Board meeting yesterday but delayed until later in... Read more
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The Atlantic
The Link Between #HillarysHealth and Old-School HysteriaIn some sense, the ever-tangled web of allegations seems very 2016, a product o
The Link Between #HillarysHealth and Old-School Hysteria
The Atlantic / Posted 3 days ago
In some sense, the ever-tangled web of allegations seems very 2016, a product of the something-is-going-on rumor-mongering favored by Republican nominee Donald Trump—who, not uncoincidentally, has also promoted this particular conspiracy. But this... Read more
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The Massachusetts Daily Collegian
Stop sweating the small stufffrom Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism. He also shares a p
Stop sweating the small stuff
The Massachusetts Daily Collegian / Posted 7 days ago
from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism. He also shares a particularly special connection with the University of Massachusetts Amherst, as he graduated from its MFA Program for Poets and Writers in 2003 – a fact unknown to... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Psychogical profiles and support for Trump, DuterteTrump is greatly dependent on one’s psychological profile. In February 2016, M
Psychogical profiles and support for Trump, Duterte
Inquirier.net / Posted 7 days ago
Trump is greatly dependent on one’s psychological profile. In February 2016, Matthew MacWilliams, a Ph.D. student at the University of Massachusetts Amherst polled 264 voters in South Carolina to see if there was a correlation between voters’... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
How much rising seas will cost each state in houses lostnot include the massive damage to apartment buildings, businesses, infrastructu
How much rising seas will cost each state in houses lost
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 7 days ago
not include the massive damage to apartment buildings, businesses, infrastructure and water tables ... and probably a lot of things we're not thinking about but will be trouble anyway. So ... yeah yeah yeah ... enough of the inexpert... Read more
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The Hill
Policymakers should take seriously the need to make all LGBT stories visible through dataResearch and Communications Project at the Center for American Progress. M. V.
Policymakers should take seriously the need to make all LGBT stories visible through data
The Hill / Posted 8 days ago
Research and Communications Project at the Center for American Progress. M. V. Lee Badgett is a professor of economics, University of Massachusetts Amherst, and Williams Distinguished Scholar at the Williams Institute, UCLA School of Law. The... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
US university shuts bookstore, directs students to AmazonSchool apparel on display at Shop Red West, a store at Stony Brook University t
US university shuts bookstore, directs students to Amazon
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 9 days ago
School apparel on display at Shop Red West, a store at Stony Brook University that no longer sells textbooks, which can now be bought through Amazon, in Stony Brook, New York. (New York Times photo) STONY BROOK, New York, USA - As school started at... Read more
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Boston Globe
The campus bookstore is a books store no more, thanks to AmazonStony Brook, N.Y. — As school started at Stony Brook University this month, two
The campus bookstore is a books store no more, thanks to Amazon
Boston Globe / Posted 10 days ago
Stony Brook, N.Y. — As school started at Stony Brook University this month, two freshmen, Juan Adames and John Taveras, set out to buy textbooks. They had not heard yet that the bookstore was a books store no more. This summer, Stony Brook, part of... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Two day event in honor of fallen journalist James FoleyAMHERST, Mass. (AP) – Colleagues, friends and family members of slain journalis
Two day event in honor of fallen journalist James Foley
WWLP Springfield / Posted 10 days ago
AMHERST, Mass. (AP) – Colleagues, friends and family members of slain journalist James Foley are gathering at his Alma Mater to honor his legacy. The two-day event entitled “The Task of Witnessing: A Symposium in Honor of James W. Foley ” is... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Symposium to honor legacy of slain journalist James FoleyAMHERST, Mass. (AP) - Colleagues, friends and family members of slain journalis
Symposium to honor legacy of slain journalist James Foley
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 10 days ago
AMHERST, Mass. (AP) - Colleagues, friends and family members of slain journalist James Foley are gathering at his alma mater this week to honor his legacy. The two-day event entitled "The Task of Witnessing: A Symposium in Honor of James W. Foley "... Read more
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WMUR New Hampshire
UMass Amherst to hold symposium in honor of James FoleyColleagues, friends and family members of slain journalist James Foley are gath
UMass Amherst to hold symposium in honor of James Foley
WMUR New Hampshire / Posted 11 days ago
Colleagues, friends and family members of slain journalist James Foley are gathering at his alma mater this week to honor his legacy. The two-day event entitled "The Task of Witnessing: A Symposium in Honor of James W. Foley " is scheduled for... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Symposium to honor legacy of slain journalist James FoleyAMHERST, Mass. (AP) - Colleagues, friends and family members of slain journalis
Symposium to honor legacy of slain journalist James Foley
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 11 days ago
AMHERST, Mass. (AP) - Colleagues, friends and family members of slain journalist James Foley are gathering at his alma mater this week to honor his legacy. The two-day event entitled "The Task of Witnessing: A Symposium in Honor of James W. Foley "... Read more
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Naked Capitalism
Don't Celebrate Just Yet: Median Household Income In a 20-Year Declineus from New York City to discuss this is Richard D. Wolff. Richard is a Profess
Don't Celebrate Just Yet: Median Household Income In a 20-Year Decline
Naked Capitalism / Posted 11 days ago
us from New York City to discuss this is Richard D. Wolff. Richard is a Professor of Economics Emeritus at the University of Massachusetts Amherst and currently a visiting professor of the graduate program in international affairs at... Read more
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BBC News
The rare Afghan deer that survived warswere not very confident at the beginning, but we continued the search neverthel
The rare Afghan deer that survived wars
BBC News / Posted 11 days ago
were not very confident at the beginning, but we continued the search nevertheless," Mr Moheb, a PhD student at the University of Massachusetts Amherst and wildlife ecologist with the Wildlife Conservation Society, said as he described his... Read more
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Boston Globe
Our winters will soon be shorter, warmer, less snowy. And that’s scary, scientists sayor eliminates the amount of time any given place experiences freezing weather,
Our winters will soon be shorter, warmer, less snowy. And that’s scary, scientists say
Boston Globe / Posted 12 days ago
or eliminates the amount of time any given place experiences freezing weather, will undoubtedly be detrimental,” said University of Massachusetts Amherst professor Michael Rawlins. Rawlins, fellow UMass climate scientist Raymond Bradley, and... Read more
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Providence Business News
Dr. Richard Gillermanserved as a pediatric anesthesiologist at Hasbro Children's Hospital for the pa
Dr. Richard Gillerman
Providence Business News / Posted 13 days ago
served as a pediatric anesthesiologist at Hasbro Children's Hospital for the past 20 years. He holds a B.S. in biology from Vanderbilt University, Ph.D. in zoology from the University of Massachusetts Amherst and M.D. from the University of Misso... Read more
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Providence Business News
Dr. John Conlon20 years as a commander in the Naval Reserve, Conlon holds an undergraduate deg
Dr. John Conlon
Providence Business News / Posted 13 days ago
20 years as a commander in the Naval Reserve, Conlon holds an undergraduate degree from St. John's University, MBA from the University of Massachusetts Amherst and doctorate in osteopathic medicine from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic... Read more
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The Columbian
Wind power is going to get a lot cheaper as wind turbines become even more enormousIn a nugget of very good news for the renewable energy sector, a survey of 163
Wind power is going to get a lot cheaper as wind turbines become even more enormous
The Columbian / Posted 13 days ago
In a nugget of very good news for the renewable energy sector, a survey of 163 wind energy experts has found that in the coming decades, the cost of electricity generated by wind should plunge by between 24 and 30 percent by the year 2030, and even... Read more
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Boston Globe
7 New England writers named to National Book Award long listThe work draws inspiration from the archeology of lost sound, and is the first
7 New England writers named to National Book Award long list
Boston Globe / Posted 13 days ago
The work draws inspiration from the archeology of lost sound, and is the first from Gizzi, an English professor at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, in five years. Other poets on the aptly named long list include Daniel Borzutzky (“The... Read more
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Breitbart
UMass-Lowell Holds 'Harambe Night' After UMass-Amherst Deems Harambe a 'Microaggression'Resident assistants at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst termed reference
UMass-Lowell Holds 'Harambe Night' After UMass-Amherst Deems Harambe a 'Microaggression'
Breitbart / Posted 13 days ago
Resident assistants at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst termed references to Harambe as illegal, racist “microaggressions.” The University of Massachusetts-Lowell countered by giving away mini-Harambes to fans of their men’s soccer... Read more
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KCBD-TV Lubbock
Amazon pickup station opening in Lubbock todaytheir schedules." Since 2015, Amazon has opened staffed pickup locations at th
Amazon pickup station opening in Lubbock today
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted 14 days ago
their schedules." Since 2015, Amazon has opened staffed pickup locations at the following universities: Purdue University, University of Massachusetts Amherst, University of California, Berkeley, University of Pennsylvania, The University of Texas... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
'Hope and fear' in an election year to be topic of first Lenox Distinguished Lecture of the seasonthe resources and innovative people to deal with our problems." Hannahan recei
'Hope and fear' in an election year to be topic of first Lenox Distinguished Lecture of the season
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 15 days ago
the resources and innovative people to deal with our problems." Hannahan received his master's degree and Ph.D. from the University of Massachusetts Amherst and his bachelor's degree from Miami University. He also lectured at the Lenox Library... Read more
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Boston Globe
Princeton beats Harvard for top spot in US News & World Report’s 2017 university rankingslarger California, which had 10. The state’s public university system was also
Princeton beats Harvard for top spot in US News & World Report’s 2017 university rankings
Boston Globe / Posted 15 days ago
larger California, which had 10. The state’s public university system was also well represented in the rankings, with the University of Massachusetts Amherst coming in at No. 27 in the public rankings (No. 74 overall) and University of... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Amazon pickup station opening in Lubbock tomorrowtheir schedules.” Since 2015, Amazon has opened staffed pickup locations at th
Amazon pickup station opening in Lubbock tomorrow
KXXV Waco / Posted 15 days ago
their schedules.” Since 2015, Amazon has opened staffed pickup locations at the following universities: Purdue University, University of Massachusetts Amherst, University of California, Berkeley, University of Pennsylvania, The University of Texas... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Amazon pickup station opening in Lubbock tomorrowtheir schedules.” Since 2015, Amazon has opened staffed pickup locations at th
Amazon pickup station opening in Lubbock tomorrow
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 15 days ago
their schedules.” Since 2015, Amazon has opened staffed pickup locations at the following universities: Purdue University, University of Massachusetts Amherst, University of California, Berkeley, University of Pennsylvania, The University of Texas... Read more
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KCBD-TV Lubbock
Amazon pickup station opening in Lubbock tomorrowtheir schedules.” Since 2015, Amazon has opened staffed pickup locations at th
Amazon pickup station opening in Lubbock tomorrow
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted 15 days ago
their schedules.” Since 2015, Amazon has opened staffed pickup locations at the following universities: Purdue University, University of Massachusetts Amherst, University of California, Berkeley, University of Pennsylvania, The University of Texas... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Amazon pickup station opening in Lubbock tomorrowtheir schedules.” Since 2015, Amazon has opened staffed pickup locations at th
Amazon pickup station opening in Lubbock tomorrow
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 15 days ago
their schedules.” Since 2015, Amazon has opened staffed pickup locations at the following universities: Purdue University, University of Massachusetts Amherst, University of California, Berkeley, University of Pennsylvania, The University of Texas... Read more
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Boston Globe
New England colleges scored big in the newest ‘U.S. News & World’ rankingsIt’s no secret that New England has some of the best colleges and universities
New England colleges scored big in the newest ‘U.S. News & World’ rankings
Boston Globe / Posted 16 days ago
It’s no secret that New England has some of the best colleges and universities in the nation. But a new list from one of the most prominent and well-regarded publishers of higher education rankings shows just how strong the region’s schools really... Read more
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KERA North Texas
College High: Students Are Using More Marijuana, Fewer Opioidsreleased Thursday. And compared to baby boomers, young adults today look like o
College High: Students Are Using More Marijuana, Fewer Opioids
KERA North Texas / Posted 19 days ago
released Thursday. And compared to baby boomers, young adults today look like outright angels. Except for their acceptance of marijuana, that is. This report comes from a running, four-decade-long study of drug, tobacco and alcohol use from the... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
College High: Students Are Using More Marijuana, Fewer Opioidsreleased Thursday. And compared to baby boomers, young adults today look like o
College High: Students Are Using More Marijuana, Fewer Opioids
KPBS San Diego / Posted 19 days ago
released Thursday. And compared to baby boomers, young adults today look like outright angels. Except for their acceptance of marijuana, that is. This report comes from a running, four-decade-long study of drug, tobacco and alcohol use from the... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
RAs criticized after sending email telling students not to...An email sent to some students at University of Massachusetts Amherst is drawin
RAs criticized after sending email telling students not to...
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 21 days ago
An email sent to some students at University of Massachusetts Amherst is drawing criticism after students were told not to make drawings about Harambe, the gorilla killed at the Cincinnati Zoo earlier this year. In May, Harambe grabbed a 4-year-old... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
RAs criticized after sending email telling students not to...An email sent to some students at University of Massachusetts Amherst is drawin
RAs criticized after sending email telling students not to...
Dayton Daily News / Posted 21 days ago
An email sent to some students at University of Massachusetts Amherst is drawing criticism after students were told not to make drawings about Harambe, the gorilla killed at the Cincinnati Zoo earlier this year. In May, Harambe grabbed a 4-year-old... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
RAs criticized after sending email telling students not to...An email sent to some students at University of Massachusetts Amherst is drawin
RAs criticized after sending email telling students not to...
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 21 days ago
An email sent to some students at University of Massachusetts Amherst is drawing criticism after students were told not to make drawings about Harambe, the gorilla killed at the Cincinnati Zoo earlier this year. In May, Harambe grabbed a 4-year-old... Read more
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ajc.com
RAs criticized after sending email telling students not to...An email sent to some students at University of Massachusetts Amherst is drawin
RAs criticized after sending email telling students not to...
ajc.com / Posted 21 days ago
An email sent to some students at University of Massachusetts Amherst is drawing criticism after students were told not to make drawings about Harambe, the gorilla killed at the Cincinnati Zoo earlier this year. In May, Harambe grabbed a 4-year-old... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
RAs criticized after sending email telling students not to...An email sent to some students at University of Massachusetts Amherst is drawin
RAs criticized after sending email telling students not to...
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 21 days ago
An email sent to some students at University of Massachusetts Amherst is drawing criticism after students were told not to make drawings about Harambe, the gorilla killed at the Cincinnati Zoo earlier this year. In May, Harambe grabbed a 4-year-old... Read more
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Breitbart
UMass Resident Advisors Call Harambe Memes 'Direct Attack' on African-AmericansSIGN UP FOR OUR NEWSLETTER A letter sent out by residential advisors at the Un
UMass Resident Advisors Call Harambe Memes 'Direct Attack' on African-Americans
Breitbart / Posted 21 days ago
SIGN UP FOR OUR NEWSLETTER A letter sent out by residential advisors at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, claims that jokes about Harambe, the gorilla that died in an incident at the Cinnicinati Zoo in May, are a “direct attack” on the... Read more
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Boston Globe
UMass student allegedly assaulted by man pretending to be Uber driverAn 18-year-old man allegedly pretended to be an Uber driver and assaulted a stu
UMass student allegedly assaulted by man pretending to be Uber driver
Boston Globe / Posted 21 days ago
An 18-year-old man allegedly pretended to be an Uber driver and assaulted a student at the University of Massachusetts Amherst early Saturday morning. Samuel Texidor of Holyoke allegedly approached the victim off campus at about 3:30 a.m. Saturday,... Read more
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Boston Globe
No, UMass Amherst isn’t banning jokes about Harambe the gorillaDespite swirling rumors and media reports, University of Massachusetts Amherst
No, UMass Amherst isn’t banning jokes about Harambe the gorilla
Boston Globe / Posted 21 days ago
Despite swirling rumors and media reports, University of Massachusetts Amherst officials said this week that the school has no plans to crack down on the use of jokes and memes on campus about Harambe, the gorilla who was killed at the Cincinnati zoo... Read more
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PhysOrg
Introducing diversity in online language analysisis increasingly problematic, say researchers Brendan O'Connor, an expert in nat
Introducing diversity in online language analysis
PhysOrg / Posted 21 days ago
is increasingly problematic, say researchers Brendan O'Connor, an expert in natural language processing (NLP) at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, and Lisa Green, director of the campus' Center for Study of African-American Language.... Read more
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The Massachusetts Daily Collegian
Hampshire College to become entirely solar powered with installation of 15,000 panelsare applying for grants to conduct research on the impact of solar arrays on fa
Hampshire College to become entirely solar powered with installation of 15,000 panels
The Massachusetts Daily Collegian / Posted 21 days ago
are applying for grants to conduct research on the impact of solar arrays on farmland, said Courtmanche. This year, the University of Massachusetts Amherst has its own solar initiative as well. UMass will install 15,576 photovoltaic panels... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
UMass Police: Student assaulted by man claiming to be Uber driverCourtesy of the UMass Police Department AMHERST, Mass. (WWLP) – A University o
UMass Police: Student assaulted by man claiming to be Uber driver
WWLP Springfield / Posted 22 days ago
Courtesy of the UMass Police Department AMHERST, Mass. (WWLP) – A University of Massachusetts Amherst student was allegedly assaulted by a man who identified himself as an Uber driver. UMass Police Department said that on Saturday at 3:30 a.m.... Read more
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Naked Capitalism
Does Wall Street Do “God’s Work”? Or Even Anything Useful?Jerri-Lynn here. The answer to this question may seem obvious to regular reader
Does Wall Street Do “God’s Work”? Or Even Anything Useful?
Naked Capitalism / Posted 23 days ago
Jerri-Lynn here. The answer to this question may seem obvious to regular readers of naked capitalism. But for newer readers, or for those who wish to be reminded of the costs to the real economy of shady financial practices, the following post piece... Read more
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The Massachusetts Daily Collegian
Take some time to explore(Erica Lowenkron/ Daily Collegian) At first, the University of Massachusetts A
Take some time to explore
The Massachusetts Daily Collegian / Posted 23 days ago
(Erica Lowenkron/ Daily Collegian) At first, the University of Massachusetts Amherst campus can seem overwhelming and huge. I know it seemed that way for me. But if you take some time to explore the campus, you’ll soon discover some amazing... Read more
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The Massachusetts Daily Collegian
Hampshire College to become entirely solar powered with installation of 15,000 panels.are applying for grants to conduct research on the impact of solar arrays on fa
Hampshire College to become entirely solar powered with installation of 15,000 panels.
The Massachusetts Daily Collegian / Posted 23 days ago
are applying for grants to conduct research on the impact of solar arrays on farmland, said Courtmanche. This year, the University of Massachusetts Amherst has its own solar initiative as well. UMass will install 15,576 photovoltaic panels... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Move-in day at Massachusetts’ largest public universityand definitely a day that required a lot of patience and organization. A new ye
Move-in day at Massachusetts’ largest public university
WWLP Springfield / Posted 26 days ago
and definitely a day that required a lot of patience and organization. A new year with a new sign. The flagship for the University of Massachusetts Amherst campus of more than 22,000 undergraduates came alive. For these students, move-in day... Read more
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Boston Globe
Carl Belz, 78; championed contemporary artists at Rose Art Museumlittle better than an average Ivy League player,” he told the Globe. After fin
Carl Belz, 78; championed contemporary artists at Rose Art Museum
Boston Globe / Posted 27 days ago
little better than an average Ivy League player,” he told the Globe. After finishing his doctorate, Mr. Belz taught at the University of Massachusetts Amherst and at Mills College in Oakland. He arrived at Brandeis in the 1960s and became the... Read more
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The State News
MSU students hold sit-in over Women's Loungetook a stand by creating the Facebook protest event, “Take Back The Women’s Stu
MSU students hold sit-in over Women's Lounge
The State News / Posted 28 days ago
took a stand by creating the Facebook protest event, “Take Back The Women’s Study Lounge." Maksimoski was working at the University of Massachusetts Amherst when she heard the Women's Lounge would be closing. "I felt embarrassed, I no longer... Read more
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Hartford Courant
Simsbury Students Back To School As New AD And Assistant Principal Start At High Schoolbrings." Robert holds a bachelor's degree in English from Mount Holyoke Colleg
Simsbury Students Back To School As New AD And Assistant Principal Start At High School
Hartford Courant / Posted 28 days ago
brings." Robert holds a bachelor's degree in English from Mount Holyoke College, a master's degree in education from the University of Massachusetts Amherst, and earned a sixth-year diploma in educational leadership from Quinnipiac... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Why A College Degree Might Not Be Best For EveryoneCollege is usually seen as the best path to economic success. Today on Think, a
Why A College Degree Might Not Be Best For Everyone
KERA North Texas / Posted 28 days ago
College is usually seen as the best path to economic success. Today on Think, as a part of KERA’s American Graduate initiative – Krys Boyd talked with Katherine Newman, provost of the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, about why the “college for... Read more
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Boston Globe
Man gets 1 year for robbery that caused UMass campus lockdownBELCHERTOWN, Mass. (AP) — A 19-year-old man has admitted to the armed robbery o
Man gets 1 year for robbery that caused UMass campus lockdown
Boston Globe / Posted 28 days ago
BELCHERTOWN, Mass. (AP) — A 19-year-old man has admitted to the armed robbery of a University of Massachusetts-Amherst student in February that triggered a campus lockdown. The Boston Globe reports William McKeown, of Framingham, was sentenced... Read more
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