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WWLP Springfield
UMass researchers developing improved radar systemAMHERST, Mass. (WWLP) – Researchers at the University of Massachusetts Amherst
WWLP Springfield / Posted 12 hours ago
AMHERST, Mass. (WWLP) – Researchers at the University of Massachusetts Amherst College of Engineering are developing a multi-purpose radar system that can detect very small drone aircraft, and also for severe weather warning for airports and urban... Read more
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International Business Times
This AI system uses news reports to provide information about police encounters The machine learning system, developed by a group of professors from the Univer
International Business Times / Posted yesterday
The machine learning system, developed by a group of professors from the University of Massachusetts Amherst, uses a corpus of news reports to create a database of people who died during police encounters as well as the officers involved in those... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
It sounds like Trump's people have fallen for big pharma's nonsense, hook, line and sinkeracquiring the drugs they sell (and in the case of guys like Martin Shkreli, for
Stamford Advocate / Posted 3 days ago
acquiring the drugs they sell (and in the case of guys like Martin Shkreli, for example, jacking them up afterward). As University of Massachusetts Amherst professors William Lazonick and Oner Tulum pointed out back in 2015, only four internally... Read more
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Connecticut Post
It sounds like Trump's people have fallen for big pharma's nonsense, hook, line and sinkeracquiring the drugs they sell (and in the case of guys like Martin Shkreli, for
Connecticut Post / Posted 3 days ago
acquiring the drugs they sell (and in the case of guys like Martin Shkreli, for example, jacking them up afterward). As University of Massachusetts Amherst professors William Lazonick and Oner Tulum pointed out back in 2015, only four internally... Read more
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Newsmax
Fitness Foods: What to Eat For Optimal Workoutsa good idea before a vigorous exercise routine? And what should you eat to reco
Newsmax / Posted 3 days ago
a good idea before a vigorous exercise routine? And what should you eat to recover from heavy physical activity? For many of us, trying to find the right balance of healthy eating and a regular exercise routine is not easy. Figuring out what foods... Read more
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Boston Globe
Would Amazon suck up all the tech talent in Boston?the “ranking of traffic congestion for your community and/or region during peak
Boston Globe / Posted 4 days ago
the “ranking of traffic congestion for your community and/or region during peak commuting times. Robert A. Nakosteen, a University of Massachusetts Amherst professor who studies demographics and labor markets, poses this question: Even if Amazon... Read more
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Yale Daily News
WOMEN’S SOCCER: Princeton match to set tone for Ivy seasonPrinceton match to set tone for Ivy season For the third week in a row the Yal
Yale Daily News / Posted 5 days ago
Princeton match to set tone for Ivy season For the third week in a row the Yale women’s soccer team will face a team of Tigers. This time, however, the stakes are considerably higher. The Bulldogs (6–2–1, 0–0–0 Ivy) compiled a mixed bag of... Read more
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Boston Globe
Would Amazon suck up all the tech talent in Boston?the “ranking of traffic congestion for your community and/or region during peak
Boston Globe / Posted 5 days ago
the “ranking of traffic congestion for your community and/or region during peak commuting times. Robert A. Nakosteen, a University of Massachusetts Amherst professor who studies demographics and labor markets, poses this question: Even if Amazon... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Supreme Judicial Court asked to dismiss cases tied to ex-drug lab chemistevidence handled by chemist Sonja Farak. Farak pleaded guilty in 2014 to steali
WWLP Springfield / Posted 5 days ago
evidence handled by chemist Sonja Farak. Farak pleaded guilty in 2014 to stealing cocaine from the state crime lab at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. She worked at the lab between 2005 and 2013. The women say the state failed to notify... Read more
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Darien News-Review
Court asked to dismiss cases tied to former drug lab chemistevidence handled by chemist Sonja Farak. Farak pleaded guilty in 2014 to steal
Darien News-Review / Posted 5 days ago
evidence handled by chemist Sonja Farak. Farak pleaded guilty in 2014 to stealing cocaine from the state crime lab at the University of Massachusetts Amherst and was sentenced to 18 months behind bars. The lab tested drug samples for police.... Read more
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Beaumont Enterprise
Court asked to dismiss cases tied to former drug lab chemistevidence handled by chemist Sonja Farak. Farak pleaded guilty in 2014 to steal
Beaumont Enterprise / Posted 5 days ago
evidence handled by chemist Sonja Farak. Farak pleaded guilty in 2014 to stealing cocaine from the state crime lab at the University of Massachusetts Amherst and was sentenced to 18 months behind bars. The lab tested drug samples for police.... Read more
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The Fairfield Citizen
Court asked to dismiss cases tied to former drug lab chemistevidence handled by chemist Sonja Farak. Farak pleaded guilty in 2014 to steal
The Fairfield Citizen / Posted 5 days ago
evidence handled by chemist Sonja Farak. Farak pleaded guilty in 2014 to stealing cocaine from the state crime lab at the University of Massachusetts Amherst and was sentenced to 18 months behind bars. The lab tested drug samples for police.... Read more
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The Register Citizen
Court asked to dismiss cases tied to ex-drug lab chemistevidence handled by chemist Sonja Farak. Farak pleaded guilty in 2014 to steal
The Register Citizen / Posted 5 days ago
evidence handled by chemist Sonja Farak. Farak pleaded guilty in 2014 to stealing cocaine from the state crime lab at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. She worked at the lab between 2005 and 2013. The women say the state failed to notify... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
Court asked to dismiss cases tied to ex drug lab chemistevidence handled by chemist Sonja Farak. Farak pleaded guilty in 2014 to steal
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 5 days ago
evidence handled by chemist Sonja Farak. Farak pleaded guilty in 2014 to stealing cocaine from the state crime lab at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. She worked at the lab between 2005 and 2013. The women say the state failed to notify... Read more
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Raw Story
‘He will go down as the worst secretary of state’: Rex Tillerson quickly cementing his place in historyWorld War world but in the record of US secretaries of state,” said Paul Musgra
Raw Story / Posted 5 days ago
World War world but in the record of US secretaries of state,” said Paul Musgrave, a foreign policy scholar at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. “He took the job and made it smaller.” His efforts at “reform” will likely weaken the... Read more
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FOX News
Single-payer health care: What is it?Kaitlyn Schallhorn With the ObamaCare debate continuing in the U.S., popularit
FOX News / Posted 5 days ago
Kaitlyn Schallhorn With the ObamaCare debate continuing in the U.S., popularity for the European-style health care model of single-payer has gained more traction, especially among more progressive Democrats. “Today we begin the long and... Read more
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FOX News
Single-payer health care: What is it?With the ObamaCare debate continuing in the U.S., popularity for the European-s
FOX News / Posted 5 days ago
With the ObamaCare debate continuing in the U.S., popularity for the European-style health care model of single-payer has gained more traction, especially among more progressive Democrats. “Today we begin the long and difficult struggle to end the... Read more
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Raw Story
‘Medicare for all’ could be cheaper than you thinkall’ could be cheaper than you think Don't miss stories. Follow Raw Story! By
Raw Story / Posted 5 days ago
all’ could be cheaper than you think Don't miss stories. Follow Raw Story! By Gerald Friedman, Professor of Economics, University of Massachusetts Amherst. Some of the original advocates for Medicare in the 1960s hoped to eventually extend it... Read more
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PR.com
New Book Introduces an Alternative Approach to LeadershipC. Manz, Ph.D., is the Nirenberg Chaired Professor of Leadership in the Isenber
PR.com / Posted 6 days ago
C. Manz, Ph.D., is the Nirenberg Chaired Professor of Leadership in the Isenberg School of Management at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. In addition to his academic work, he is a speaker, consultant, and bestselling author of... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Why President Trump Should Support Single-Payer Healthcareabout $5 billion on healthcare expenses annually. Healthcare costs add between
Op-Ed News / Posted 7 days ago
about $5 billion on healthcare expenses annually. Healthcare costs add between $1,500 and $2,000 to the sticker price of every automobile and truck that GM manufactures. The Cato Institute found that GM paid $1,500 more per vehicle for health... Read more
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Yale Daily News
WOMEN’S SOCCER: Yale sputters in winless weekendweekend Humbled by Stanford last weekend, the Yale women’s soccer team was una
Yale Daily News / Posted 8 days ago
weekend Humbled by Stanford last weekend, the Yale women’s soccer team was unable to recover its form in a winnable pair of matches this Friday and Sunday, drawing in double-overtime against Colorado College before suffering a shock loss to the... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
No, don’t talk climate change during hurricanesare needed to help Harvey’s victims. Why? It gets back to motivated reasoning.
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 10 days ago
are needed to help Harvey’s victims. Why? It gets back to motivated reasoning. In a recent study, psychologists at the University of Massachusetts Amherst had subjects read two versions of an article about a famine caused by an extreme drought.... Read more
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Boston Globe
September 15, 2017via press release: “As Massachusetts prepares to begin sales of recreational ma
Boston Globe / Posted 10 days ago
via press release: “As Massachusetts prepares to begin sales of recreational marijuana in 2018, researchers at the University of Massachusetts Amherst ... and staff at the state Department of Public Health (DPH), have begun a one-year... Read more
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CBS News
Bernie Sanders' Medicare for All: How would it work?Sen. Bernie Sanders often points out that the U.S. is the only advanced nation
CBS News / Posted 11 days ago
Sen. Bernie Sanders often points out that the U.S. is the only advanced nation that doesn't offer universal health coverage for its citizens. Worse, Americans also spend nearly 50 percent more on medical care, notes the Vermont senator, who on... Read more
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The Massachusetts Daily Collegian
Students and Faculty respond to DACA announcement5, United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will no longer ac
The Massachusetts Daily Collegian / Posted 12 days ago
5, United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will no longer accept any renewal applications. At the University of Massachusetts Amherst, DACA’s rescission was met with anger and disappointment from many student and faculty... Read more
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FOX News
Single-payer health care: What is it?care system will be unveiled Wednesday as he and Senate co-sponsers are expecte
FOX News / Posted 12 days ago
care system will be unveiled Wednesday as he and Senate co-sponsers are expected to introduce the "Medicare for All Act of 2017." Under his plan, Sanders said "every family in America would receive comprehensive coverage, and middle-class... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Chemicals in shaving cream could be altering men’s sperm, study warns2017 - 12:46 pm Chemicals in shaving creams could be affecting men’s sperm, sc
Irish Examiner / Posted 12 days ago
2017 - 12:46 pm Chemicals in shaving creams could be affecting men’s sperm, scientists have warned. Researchers from the University of Massachusetts Amherst say that a group of chemicals known as phthalates, which are used as solvents (dissolving... Read more
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Boston Globe
UMass study adds to evidence that chemicals in environment affect men’s spermEarly results from an ongoing study from the University of Massachusetts Amhers
Boston Globe / Posted 13 days ago
Early results from an ongoing study from the University of Massachusetts Amherst provide a new window into how chemicals in the environment might be affecting men’s sperm. The study suggests that a man’s environment might cause changes in how genes... Read more
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The Massachusetts Daily Collegian
UMass provides funding for more ambulances For the fifth consecutive year, the University of Massachusetts, Amherst will
The Massachusetts Daily Collegian / Posted 14 days ago
For the fifth consecutive year, the University of Massachusetts, Amherst will pay the town of Amherst an extra $80,000 to fund additional ambulance crews. These crews will serve from 9 p.m. to 7 a.m.,... Read more
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The Massachusetts Daily Collegian
UMass administration building to be demolished A University of Massachusetts Amherst administration building stands vacant,
The Massachusetts Daily Collegian / Posted 14 days ago
A University of Massachusetts Amherst administration building stands vacant, waiting for demolition. At 111 Thatcher Road, the stacks of aged brick and concrete will be removed to make way for new... Read more
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WA Today
Is the midlife crisis real? Economists and psychologists disagreeThis month, two economists presented a working paper that offers statistical pr
WA Today / Posted 19 days ago
This month, two economists presented a working paper that offers statistical proof for the existence of the midlife crisis. In a survey of 1.3 million people across 51 countries, the researchers found that people report a measurable decline in... Read more
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Canberra Times
Is the midlife crisis real? Economists and psychologists disagreeThis month, two economists presented a working paper that offers statistical pr
Canberra Times / Posted 19 days ago
This month, two economists presented a working paper that offers statistical proof for the existence of the midlife crisis. In a survey of 1.3 million people across 51 countries, the researchers found that people report a measurable decline in... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Is the midlife crisis real? Economists and psychologists disagreeThis month, two economists presented a working paper that offers statistical pr
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 19 days ago
This month, two economists presented a working paper that offers statistical proof for the existence of the midlife crisis. In a survey of 1.3 million people across 51 countries, the researchers found that people report a measurable decline in... Read more
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The Age
Is the midlife crisis real? Economists and psychologists disagreeThis month, two economists presented a working paper that offers statistical pr
The Age / Posted 19 days ago
This month, two economists presented a working paper that offers statistical proof for the existence of the midlife crisis. In a survey of 1.3 million people across 51 countries, the researchers found that people report a measurable decline in... Read more
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The Chronicle
I dare you, CaliforniaIn the midst of the GOP health care debacle, public officials on the Democratic
The Chronicle / Posted 20 days ago
In the midst of the GOP health care debacle, public officials on the Democratic side of the aisle are beginning to take advantage of the situation and praise radical alternatives to our current health care system. When speaking about the future of... Read more
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Boston Globe
UMass duo have a winning message about unsafe texting— as part of a safe-driving campaign. The billboard, named Auto Car-Wreck, was
Boston Globe / Posted 20 days ago
— as part of a safe-driving campaign. The billboard, named Auto Car-Wreck, was unveiled in early June and designed by University of Massachusetts Amherst junior Kyle Pandiscio and recent graduate Julia Keefe. The duo won the Project Yellow... Read more
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Breitbart
Women’s Colleges Open Doors to Transgender StudentsAn increasing number of women’s colleges in the United States are opening their
Breitbart / Posted 20 days ago
An increasing number of women’s colleges in the United States are opening their doors to transgender students, according to a report from the Associated Press. A new report from the Associated Press details the journey of Wellesley College student... Read more
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The Brockton Enterprise
These students are moving in, and moving up, at Bridgewater stateon Monday. Tom Relihan The Enterprise TMRelihan_ENT BRIDGEWATER – Students pi
The Brockton Enterprise / Posted 20 days ago
on Monday. Tom Relihan The Enterprise TMRelihan_ENT BRIDGEWATER – Students piled pillows, blankets, clothing and, of course, textbooks back into the dormitories of Bridgewater State University Monday as another semester ramps up. Freshmen... Read more
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New Kerala
Best Education Degrees Releases 2017 Ranking of the Best Online Bachelor's in Early Childhood Education Degrees - newkerala news #269370Sept. 5, 2017 : Best Education Degrees, the leading guide to educational career
New Kerala / Posted 20 days ago
Sept. 5, 2017 : Best Education Degrees, the leading guide to educational careers and colleges, has published its ranking of the 25 Best Online Bachelor's in Early Childhood Education Degrees for 2017. Earning a Bachelor of Science in Early... Read more
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The Brockton Enterprise
With fall semester ramping up, upperclassmen move inon Monday. Tom Relihan The Enterprise TMRelihan_ENT BRIDGEWATER – Students pi
The Brockton Enterprise / Posted 21 days ago
on Monday. Tom Relihan The Enterprise TMRelihan_ENT BRIDGEWATER – Students piled pillows, blankets, clothing and, of course, textbooks back into the dormitories of Bridgewater State University Monday as another semester ramps up. Freshmen... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
To understand rising inequality, consider the janitors at Kodak and Apple, then and nowROCHESTER, N.Y. — Gail Evans and Marta Ramos have one thing in common: They hav
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 22 days ago
ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Gail Evans and Marta Ramos have one thing in common: They have each cleaned offices for one of the most innovative, profitable and all-around successful companies in the United States. For Evans, that meant being a janitor in... Read more
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Boston Globe
In Mass., jobs abound but wages lag post-recession, study saysbe effective using its leverage to win higher compensation. A separate report p
Boston Globe / Posted 22 days ago
be effective using its leverage to win higher compensation. A separate report published this week by researchers at the University of Massachusetts Amherst said members of labor unions in the state earn nearly $4 more per hour than nonunion... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Study Finds Women See Female Lawmakers As More Competent, Having More IntegrityThis year has brought with it a wave of women interested in running for office,
KERA North Texas / Posted 22 days ago
This year has brought with it a wave of women interested in running for office, particularly among Democrats. And though Republicans have seen less of a wave, Congress has gained one GOP woman already this year: Georgia's Karen Handel. A new study... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Study Finds Women See Female Lawmakers As More Competent, Having More IntegrityThis year has brought with it a wave of women interested in running for office,
KPBS San Diego / Posted 22 days ago
This year has brought with it a wave of women interested in running for office, particularly among Democrats. And though Republicans have seen less of a wave, Congress has gained one GOP woman already this year: Georgia's Karen Handel. A new study... Read more
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EuroNews
Hello, College. Latino Professors Share Some Great Adviceexperience to the fullest to help you better develop yourself! Angélica Maria
EuroNews / Posted 24 days ago
experience to the fullest to help you better develop yourself! Angélica Maria Bernal is an Assistant Professor at the University of Massachusetts Amherst in the Department of Political Science, and Director of the Academic Fellows... Read more
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Boston Herald
Higher ed, higher costsBoston University, $48,436 • Franklin Olin College of Engineering, $48,181 Pu
Boston Herald / Posted 25 days ago
Boston University, $48,436 • Franklin Olin College of Engineering, $48,181 Public, 4-year (national average, $7,989): • University of Massachusetts Amherst, $14,171 — Source: U.S. Department of Education College Affordability and Transparency... Read more
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Boston Herald
From trades to community college, ‘the sky’s the limit’she said. She left Plymouth State University in New Hampshire — and the $34,000
Boston Herald / Posted 25 days ago
she said. She left Plymouth State University in New Hampshire — and the $34,000 price tag — and hopes to transfer to the University of Massachusetts Amherst in the future. “Plymouth was really expensive. That’s why I transferred,” Waterfield... Read more
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Boston Globe
Caterpillars have defoliated nearly one-third of state’s forests, survey showsyears, as the healthy adult females that remain will lay about 300 eggs a year.
Boston Globe / Posted 26 days ago
years, as the healthy adult females that remain will lay about 300 eggs a year. Joseph Elkinton, an entomologist at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, said he has seen little mortality in the western part of the state. If the death rates... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Why people join hate groupsCries of “Nazis, go home!” and “Shame! Shame!” filled the air as Angela King an
Inquirier.net / Posted 26 days ago
Cries of “Nazis, go home!” and “Shame! Shame!” filled the air as Angela King and Tony McAleer stood with other counter-protesters at the “free speech” rally in Boston last weekend. They didn’t join the shouting. Their sign spoke for them: “There is... Read more
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Gulf News
Is the midlife crisis real? Economists, psychologists disagreeWashington: This month, two economists presented a working paper that offers st
Gulf News / Posted 26 days ago
Washington: This month, two economists presented a working paper that offers statistical proof for the existence of the midlife crisis. In a survey of 1.3 million people across 51 countries, the researchers found that people report a measurable... Read more
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