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May
21

The $300 million UMass Rising fundraising campaign at the University of Massachusetts Amherst has exceeded its goal more than a year ahead of schedule, the UMass Amherst Foundation Board announced today.

May
19

The unanimous decision to make Marty Meehan the next UMass president, made by the University of Massachusetts Board of Trustees, is good news for the university and the commonwealth it serves, writes the Cape Cod Times editorial board.

May
19

A pioneer in the study of the three-dimensional structure of the genome, Job Dekker, PhD, professor of biochemistry & molecular pharmacology and co-director of the Program in Systems Biology at UMass Medical School, was named a Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator.

May
18

The University of Massachusetts Amherst has created a new scholarship program aimed at helping low-income or first generation community college honors students when they transfer to Commonwealth Honors College.

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