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Assistant Residence Hall Security Manager Position Open

Assistant Residence Hall Security Manager Under the direction of the Residence Hall Security Manager, contributes to the safety and security in residence halls by coordinating and supervising residence hall security evening shift operations to include both student staff and police cadets; monitoring activities during evening and night shifts; responding to requests for assistance; and directing staff engaged in campus and special event security. Assists in the technical support of the campus security camera systems. REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Associate's Degree (or equivalent  education and...

UMass Bans Hoverboards on Campus

Citing safety concerns about fires and explosions linked to lithium-ion batteries in hoverboards, university officials have banned the devices from campus, effective Jan. 8. In a broadcast email to the campus community, Donald Robinson, executive director of Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S), said hoverboards have been blamed for fires in 12 states and the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is investigating another 22 reports of fires and 70 emergency room visits for associated burn injuries. The campus-wide ban includes residential facilities and other university buildings. “We...




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