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John Ashcroft speaks at the University of Massachusetts Student Union on Wednesday evening, where he was met with taunts and even accusations that he was a hypocrite and a "war criminal."
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WILBRAHAM - Hampden-Wilbraham Regional School Committee incumbent D. John McCarthy has announced he is running for re-election to the regional School Committee.
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More than 1,500 rallied Wednesday at the University of Massachusetts in support of the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community and Derrick Gordon, the UMass basketball player who came out as gay last week.
Last year the Massachusetts Gaming Commission selected the University of Massachusetts to research the social and economic impacts of an urban casino in the state.
Coakley is leading both Democratic primary rivals and potential general election opponent Charlie Baker, a Republican, the University of Massachusetts Amherst poll of registered voters found.
A prophetic, hate-spewing interview four years ago with Kansas City mass murder suspect Frazier Glenn Miller Jr., conducted by a multimedia talk-show host from Northampton, offers a disturbing glimpse into the twisted mind of the former head of the Carolina Knights of the Ku Klux Klan who was then in the midst of a failed campaign for U.S. senator ... (more)
It's tick season again, and this year residents of 32 Massachusetts towns have a golden opportunity to receive free, expert identification of ticks and the disease-causing pathogens they carry, with testing provided by the Laboratory of Medical Zoology at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.
The Pulitzer Prizes have been announced, Donna Tartt has won the Fiction prize for her coming of age novel, The Goldfinch which is published by Little, Brown.
Former Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis is at the University of Massachusetts Amherst to review the school and town's handling of the so-called Blarney Blowout parties.
An expected demonstration Wednesday at the University of Massachusetts Amherst by the virulently anti-gay Westboro Baptist Church over basketball player Derrick Gordon's publicly coming out last week will be tolerated by the school but is likely to face a large counterprotest, a university spokesman said.
The group, made up of close to 500 members of fraternities and sororities at UMass, marched across campus from the northeast residential area and ending at the southwest residential area.
Thousands gathered in downtown Amherst on Saturday, April 12, 2014 for the 23rd annual Extravaganja celebration, sponsored by the UMass Amherst Cannabis Reform Coalition.
FASEB MARC Program has announced the travel award recipients for the American College of Sports Medicine 61st Annual Meeting, 5th World Congress on Exercise is Medicine and World Congress on the Role of Inflammation in Exercise, Health and Disease in Orlando, FL from May 27-31, 2014.
Continuing its impressive and sustained rise in national ratings, the Isenberg School of Management at the University of Massachusetts Amherst is ranked 36th overall and 14th among public universities in the latest Bloomberg Businessweek magazine listing of undergraduate business programs.