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Dad’s Exposure to Phthalates in Plastics May Affect Embryonic Development (with Video)

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Old Chapel interior
The first floor of the recently renovated Old Chapel is now open to the campus community weekdays from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. as a comfortable place for study, informal gatherings or just relaxing. Closed since 1999 because of structural deterioration, Old Chapel has emerged following a two-year, $21...
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As part of UMass Amherst’s ongoing efforts to expand educational access and diversify its student body, the campus has joined the American Talent Initiative (ATI), an effort to substantially increase the number of talented low- and moderate-income students at the nation’s top-performing...
Chancellor Subbaswamy
UMass Amherst Chancellor Kumble R. Subbaswamy has announced the membership of a campus task force coordinating responses to presidential executive orders and changes in related federal policies that affect students and other members of the campus community. The group will be chaired by John...
Kathleen Arcaro
Epidemiologist Susan Sturgeon, biostatistics and epidemiology, and breast cancer researcher Kathleen Arcaro, veterinary and animal sciences, will team up on a one-year pilot study of bisphenol A (BPA), phthalate and related compound levels and effects on breast density around the time when a woman...