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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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After being displaced two years ago by the impending construction of the new Integrative Learning Center, the iconic statue of Native American Metawampe was placed in its new permanent home on Aug. 27.

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Residential Life is again using a centralized check-in system that employs reservation times for arriving students moving into campus housing, according to Sarah Rastallis, Residence Hall Services manager. The reservation system is a key component of move-in because it staggers arrivals to campus...

Five UMass students, including one from UMass Amherst, are the inaugural recipients of James J. Karam Scholarships.

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Professor Daniel Gordon of the history department has been reappointed interim dean of Commonwealth Honors College, effective Sept. 1, according to Provost James V. Staros. Gordon became interim dean last year after the death of dean Priscilla Clarkson, just days before the opening of the...
The Taiwan Ministry of Culture has awarded Five Colleges, Incorporated a $50,000 grant to celebrate traditional Taiwanese culture in a project that will bring three performance troupes to the area. Coordinated by the Fine Arts Center Asian Arts and Culture Program, over the next 18 months a world...

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