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The Libraries’ newest online subscription resource, the New York Times Academic Pass, provides free access to the entire New York Times website for all UMass Amherst students, faculty and staff.

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More than 400 UMass students volunteered at sites from Springfield to Amherst to Hatfield during the Mass Impact Day of Service 2014.
The Five College Consortium will soon begin construction of a 2.5-million-volume library annex that will provide shelving to supplement the capacities of the on-campus libraries. According to Five College executive director Neal Abraham, the creation of an annex is the latest of many joint efforts...
Former School of Nursing dean Melanie Dreher will be the keynote speaker at the Libraries’ Drug Policy Archive Symposium on Monday, Sept. 22 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on the 11th floor of the Campus Center. The event publicly launches the Drug Policy Archive within the Special Collections and...
The campus community is invited to join Provost Katherine Newman as eight nationally acclaimed faculty members are recognized at the 10th annual Faculty Convocation on Friday, Sept. 12 at 11 a.m. in Bowker Auditorium, Stockbridge Hall. Newman will present the keynote address. The Award for...
Beginning with Commonwealth Honors College, Verizon Wireless is adding a neutral host, cell phone Distributed Antenna System to buildings on campus to improve cellular service, according to Randy Sailer, director of Telecommunications Services. As the first phase of a larger project that will...
New England Public Radio will mark the opening of its new state-of-the-art facility at 1525 Main St. in Springfield on Sunday, Sept. 7 starting at 2 p.m. with a program at CityStage and a keynote by alumna and former NEPR intern Audie Cornish, co-host of NPR’s “All Things Considered....
The Pioneer Valley Transit Authority (PVTA) has made service changes on routes in the Springfield, Northampton and Amherst areas. The service changes are based on a Comprehensive Service Analysis, public workshops and hearings, letters, e-mails and voicemails.  Implementation of the...
Six students from the Stockbridge School of Agriculture who interned this summer with Physical Plant’s Landscape Management unit created an herb spiral planting area near the Isenberg School of Management. “In the beginning of the intern program, the herb spiral was one of the ideas...

The Minutemen play Colorado at Gillette Stadium on Saturday, Sept. 6 at 3 p.m. in a  game hosted by the College of Natural Sciences and the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences.

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