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Chancellor Michael Collins offers his thoughts on the current opioid crisis in Massachusetts in this op-ed. Chancellor Collins comments on the medical school’s new opioid-related curriculum and emphasizes the importance of collaboration between government and the medical profession in combating this widespread public health concern.


When world leaders meet in Paris at the United Nation Climate Change Conference on Nov. 30, they won’t be the only ones discussing the effects of global warming. The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth will host a two-day Global Awareness Education and Action summit on the science and policy of climate change and climate-related resiliency planning.


Martin T. Meehan was inaugurated Thursday as the 27th president of the University of Massachusetts in a ceremony that emphasized his rise to prominence from humble roots and his desire to elevate UMass in the same manner.


Officials from the Fulbright, Rhodes, Marshall and Truman programs and more than two dozen representatives of the state’s public universities and colleges took part in a recent workshop on national scholarships at UMass Amherst.


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