UMass Amherst


Survey: 3 In 4 Massachusetts Residents Gambled In Past Year

Men and black residents are more likely to have gambling problems.


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UMass Students Rescued From New Hampshire Mountain

Three UMass Amherst students had to be rescued from a New Hampshire mountain early Wednesday morning after one of them came down with hypothermia.


Umass Amherst students gather at the Blarney Blowout. (Photo by Robert Rizzuto/

UMass Announces Plan To Head Off Blarney Blowout Rowdiness

More than 50 people were arrested at last year’s Blarney Blowout, a series of parties on and off campus. Less than half were UMass students.


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UMass Reverses Decision To Ban Iranian Students From Engineering, Science Programs

UMass officials previously said Iranian students would not be admitted to some programs in engineering and natural sciences.


UMass Amherst campus. (Photo courtesy: UMass Amherst-Facebook)

UMass Bans Iranians From Some Engineering, Science Programs

Effective Feb. 1, the university will not admit students from Iran to certain programs in engineering and natural sciences.


UMass Amherst campus. (Photo courtesy: UMass Amherst-Facebook)

UMass Bars Dorm Guests During Super Bowl

From noon Sunday until noon Monday, students will only be allowed in dormitories in which they live.


The falcons that perched atop a UMass library. (Photo credit UMass-Amherst)

UMass Falcon, A Webcam Sensation, Dies At 14

A falcon that nested atop the University of Massachusetts-Amherst library and was featured on a popular campus webcam has died at 14 years old.


UMass Amherst campus. (Photo courtesy: UMass Amherst-Facebook)

UMass-Amherst, Amazon Reach Deal To Sell Students Textbooks

The campus bookstore will be replaced by a virtual bookstore.


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Scoreboard Collapses At UMass Football Game In Amherst

A scoreboard collapsed at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst football game, but no one was injured.


Smoke rises from the coastal side of the Gaza strip following an Israeli military strike Aug. 10. The University of Massachusetts is suspending student programs in Israel over security concerns due to the conflict. (Photo by David Buimovitch/Getty Images)

UMass-Amherst Suspends Student Programs In Israel Over Security Concerns

The University of Massachusetts at Amherst has suspended student participation in all education programs in Israel due to security concerns and the Gaza war