• Massachusetts May 16, 2022 12:17 pm

    Mass. Pushing to Host HQ of New $1B Federal Biomedical Research Agency

    A bid led by top government, business, higher education and life sciences officials to bring a federal biomedical research agency to Massachusetts is launching Monday with a meeting at the UMass Club in Boston. Gov. Charlie Baker, Congressman Richard Neal, University of Massachusetts President Marty Meehan and Massachusetts Biotechnology Council CEO Joe Boncore are leading the effort to bring the…

  • Coronavirus December 28, 2021 4:27 pm

    UMass Requiring Vaccine Booster Shots for All Students, Faculty and Staff

    All UMass students, faculty and staff will need to get a COVID vaccine booster shot soon, the university system announced Tuesday.

  • racism September 28, 2021 11:52 pm

    UMass Amherst Investigating Racist Emails

    School officials are investigating who sent racist emails to multiple Black student organizations.

  • racism September 28, 2021 11:53 pm

    UMass Investigates Source of Racist Emails at Amherst Campus

    The president of the University of Massachusetts is pledging to find out who sent racist emails to Black student organizations at the flagship Amherst campus, but some students say the administration’s reaction is too late. “The blatantly racist emails recently sent to Black student organizations at UMass Amherst and other deplorable acts of anti-Black hatred are appalling and disgusting,”...

  • Education August 10, 2021 1:50 pm

    Fuller Named Permanent Chancellor of UMass Dartmouth

    After seven months serving as the interim chancellor of the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, Mark Fuller has been appointed by trustees to the post on a permanent basis. “Over the last seven months, Dr. Fuller has proven himself to be a good listener, a passionate advocate, a sincere collaborator, and a strategic commonsense decision-maker,” UMass system President Marty Meehan told…

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