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  1. UMass guard becomes first openly gay D-I men's hoops playerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 9 | Detroit Free Press

    ... basketball player Derrick Gordon (2) drives past Northern Illinois' Travon Baker (5) in the first half of a game in Amherst, Mass. / Michael Dwyer/Associated Press Gordon made the announcement in interviews with ESPN and Outsports on Wednesday. ...


  2. Interview w. Aaron Becker, Caldecott Honor-winning author/illustrator of JOURNEYRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 14 |

    ... familiar. It was none other than the same editor I'd met in Monterey nearly fifteen years before. I now live in Amherst, Massachusetts where every day, I return to that place of being a kid again, ready to fly into outer space with a ship of my own ...


  3. Lab Provides Tick Testing ServiceRead the original story

    Monday Apr 14 | University of Massachusetts Amherst

    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.


  4. John W. Olver, Gail Collins, to Get Honorary DegreesRead the original story

    Monday Apr 14 | Newswise

    AMHERST, Mass. - Former U.S. Rep. John W. Olver and alumna and journalist Gail Collins will receive honorary doctoral degrees at Undergraduate Commencement at the University of Massachusetts Amherst on Friday, May 9. About 5,500 students will be receiving bachelor's degree at the ceremony in McGuirk Alumni Stadium at 4:30 p.m. Gov. Deval Patrick ... (more)


  5. Women's Lacrosse | Jumbos fall to undefeated JeffsRead the original story

    Monday Apr 14 | The Tufts Daily

    ... Saturday, attempting to maintain its undefeated road record. Unfortunately, the awaiting team was undefeated No. 3 Amherst, which rode a strong second half to pull off a 15-9 win and maintain its spot atop the NESCAC.The loss brings Tufts' record to ...


  6. ROUNDUP: Eagles Have Busy WeekendRead the original story

    Sunday Apr 13 | The Heights

    ... Tech followed a devastating 6-1 loss to Duke. This weekend, the Boston College women's track team headed west to Amherst, Mass. for the UMass invitational. The Eagles had wins in three different events as well as three top-16 performances, a strong ...


  7. Thousands on hand for annual Extravaganja in AmherstRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 12 | CBS 3 Springfield

    College students and many others took part in Saturday's Extravaganja festival, which is put on each year by the University of Massachusetts Cannabis Reform Coalition .


  8. By Helping Gay Athletes, Group Hopes To Refocus On TalentRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 12 | National Public Radio

    ... drives past Northern Illinois' Dontel Highsmith (No. 4) and Travon Baker (No. 5) during an NCAA basketball game in Amherst, Mass., on Dec. 14. Massachusetts' Derrick Gordon (No. 2) drives past Northern Illinois' Dontel Highsmith (No. 4) and Travon ...


  9. Extravaganja 2014 draws thousands to Amherst Town Common to raise...Read the original story

    Saturday Apr 12 |

    Thousands gathered in downtown Amherst on Saturday, April 12, 2014 for the 23rd annual Extravaganja celebration, sponsored by the UMass Amherst Cannabis Reform Coalition.


  10. UMass basketball player announces he's gayRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 12 | WLBT-TV Jackson

    ... know he was gay before. We know he's gay now. But he's the exact same person." Gordon said some teammates at the Amherst, Mass., school probably have known since last summer. He sat out the previous season after transferring from Western Kentucky to ...


  11. Learn quantitative methods at ICPSR this summer-registration opens todayRead the original story

    Feb 10, 2014 | Massachusetts Institute of Technology

    ... include: Note that while most courses are held at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, some are held in nearby Amherst, MA or New York, NY. And don't forget ICPSR as a source of quantitative data on a range of topics: from markets, election ...


  12. UMass poll shows people not worried about safety at upcoming Boston MarathonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 11 |

    AMHERST - A new poll by the University of Massachusetts at Amherst shows that both people in Boston and the rest of Massachusetts are confident that security at the upcoming Boston Marathon will be sufficient to avoid a repeat of the type of terrorist attack that disrupted last year's marathon.


  13. Minnechaug runners Sam Conway, Russell Wells sign National Letters of Intent to run at UMassRead the original story

    Friday Apr 11 |

    ... run all three seasons ( cross country , indoor track , outdoor track ) in high school, a trend they will continue in Amherst. The pair also always wanted to go to UMass and the Isenberg School of Management, the academic program of which both were ...


  14. Editorials: UMass student athlete Derrick Gordon's announcement courageousRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 9 |

    Derrick Gordon's step to come out as a gay athlete has been universally applauded - by his team, by his coach, by the chancellor at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.


  15. Former UMass quarterback Mike Wegzyn to transfer to TennesseeRead the original story

    Aug 31, 2013 |

    The former University of Massachusetts quarterback announced Friday night that he will transfer to Tennessee after spending three years in Amherst.


  16. Williamstown: Historian to lecture on founding fathersRead the original story

    Friday Apr 11 | Berkshire Eagle

    ... to the public. Ellis, who currently teaches in the Commonwealth Honors College at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, is the author of seven books on the revolutionary generation. In 2001, he won the Pulitzer Prize for History for his book ...


  17. Former Police Commissioner Edward Davis on UMass campus Monday...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 11 |

    ... it will take about two months to meet with "stakeholders" which includes students, administrators, both town and Amherst police and community members. He has asked the university and the town for any video so they can review it as well. "We've asked ...


  18. PIPER Fund - Program Officer - Judicial Independence ProjectRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 8 | Philanthropy Journal

    ... but is preferred and considered valuable for this position. Although the organization's main office is located in Amherst, MA, outstanding candidates based in other parts of the state or country will be considered. Proteus Fund is a grant making ...


  19. Theater Talk: A humorous look at a national tragedyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 11 | WNED

    ... Sundays through April 27 at the Main Street Cabaret at 672 Main Street. MusicalFare Theatre presents "The Belle of Amherst" in the Premier Center Cabaret at MusicalFare Theatre, April 11-13, 2014. Based on the life of poet Emily Dickinson from 1830 ...


  20. MusicalFare Theatre Presents the Belle of Amherst, Now thru 4/13Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 10 |

    MusicalFare Theatre presents THE BELLE OF AMHERST in the Premier Center Cabaret at MusicalFare Theatre, today, April 11-13, 2014.


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