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The University of Massachusetts is joining the MAC division and will play at Gillette Stadium starting in 2012.

UMass Moving Up To The MAC In 2012, Playing At Gillette

The University of Massachusetts has work to do before it becomes the 14th football member of the Mid-American Conference in 2012.

04/20/2011

Amherst College Urges Students To Ease Up On Technology Use

Amherst College is asking students to give up their laptops, smart phones and iPods, even if it’s just for a few minutes.

04/03/2011

(Photo courtesy: UMass-Facebook)

UMass Woos Community College Grads

The University of Massachusetts flagship Amherst campus is making it easier for graduates of the state’s two-year community colleges to attend — and afford — the four-year school.

03/23/2011

St. John's Prep (Danvers) will take on St. John's (Shrewsbury) Saturday for the Division 1 Mass State Championship at the DCU Center in Worcester. (CBS)

Championship Weekend For High School Sports

12 High School Championships will be decided this weekend between Basketball and Hockey. It all starts on Saturday with Basketball, and concludes Sunday with Hockey.

03/18/2011

(credit: GOU YIGE/AFP/Getty Images)

UMass Amherst Researcher To Study Tomato Safety

A scientist at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst has received a two-year grant to study ways to assure the safe handling of commercially grown tomatoes.

01/22/2011

UMass to start offering 3-year degrees

The University of Massachusetts is joining a growing trend by designing a program that will allow students to earn a degree in three years as a way of making college more affordable.

09/27/2010

UMass band leader Parks dies unexpectedly

Music professor George Parks, who as director led the University of Massachusetts Minuteman Marching Band to national prominence, has died.

09/17/2010

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