Tuesday, December 20, 2016 - 3:30pm
Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Victor Woolridge named chairman of UMass Building Authority

Springfield resident will lead multi-billion dollar capital activities of university

BOSTON – Victor Woolridge, a longtime member of the UMass Board of Trustees and recent chair of that board, has been named chairman of the UMass Building Authority, which oversees the planning, financing,... Read more

Tuesday, December 20, 2016 - 11:30am
Tuesday, December 20, 2016

By Diane Lederman 

BOSTON -- Victor Woolridge, who led his last University of Massachusetts Board of Trustees meeting as chairman earlier this month, will now serve as chairman of the ... Read more

Wednesday, December 7, 2016 - 2:30pm
Wednesday, December 7, 2016

By Published: December 7,... Read more

Tuesday, December 6, 2016 - 11:00am
Tuesday, December 6, 2016

By Ashley Afonso

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – MassDOT is holding their second public information meeting on the I-91 Viaduct Study Tuesday night at 6:00 p.m.

The meeting will be held at the UMass Center at Springfield in Room 014, where members of the public are encouraged to come and provide feedback.

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Tuesday, December 6, 2016 - 10:00am
Tuesday, December 6, 2016

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – MassDOT held another public meeting Tuesday night at the UMass Center in Tower Square in Springfield. The public was given the opportunity to weigh in on recommendations of a conceptual study that has been taking place alongside the reconstruction project.

Over the past year, crews had shutdown the inner travel lanes of I-91 North and South for deck... Read more

YPS Leaders
Thursday, December 1, 2016 - 10:00am
Thursday, December 1, 2016

The Young Professional Society (YPS) of Springfield continues to hosts its monthly CEO Luncheons.  In mid-November YPS welcomed Lee Vardakas, CEO of Aegis Energy Services, Inc. in Holyoke as the keynote speaker.  The interactive presentation held at the UMass Center included a... Read more

Tuesday, October 25, 2016 - 11:30am
Tuesday, October 25, 2016

By Kait Walsh

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – Local law enforcement agencies are being encouraged to take a different approach to domestic violence cases.

“For every 100 reports of sexual assault, we were only prosecuting six cases,” said prosecutor Donna Kelly of the Utah Prosecution Council. She knew there was a problem in the way sexual assault and domestic violence cases were... Read more

Wednesday, October 12, 2016 - 11:30am
Wednesday, October 12, 2016

By Chris Lindahl

AMHERST — Alcohol- and drug-related offenses were down last year at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, continuing a three-year downward trend in such incidents, according to a recent report.

Each college and university that receives federal funding must complete reports under the Jeanne Clery Act, passed in 1990, to provide information to students and... Read more

College Matters for U
Monday, October 3, 2016 - 9:00am
Monday, October 3, 2016

Springfield Public Schools are abuzz about college! “College Awareness Month” builds on pre-existing events that take place in October, such as the administration of the PSAT and local college fairs, to spread the message of college awareness to students and families

Some of the highlights of “College Awareness Month” include:

•          College Matters for U College and Career... Read more

Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 11:00am
Wednesday, September 28, 2016

BOSTON -- For the second year in a row, the University of Massachusetts ranked among The World’s Most Innovative Universities, jumping five spots to 52nd, in the influential ranking.

The Reuters Top 100: The World’s Most Innovative Universities ranks the educational institutions doing the most to “advance science, invent new technologies and help drive the... Read more