A sign at Hampshire College in Amherst, Massachusetts.
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UMass Amherst said it's talking with Hampshire College about closer collaboration, after Hampshire announced it's seeking a strategic partner in the face of financial difficulties.

A CDC web tool provides a flu "forecasting" model.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

For the first time ever, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is publishing weekly flu forecasts on its website. The data model is led by researchers at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.

The Massachusetts Statehouse.
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The Massachusetts House is investigating a "plausible" allegation of inappropriate conduct involving at least one representative, stemming from an alleged incident at the orientation session for new members held at last month at UMass Amherst.

Great Food Comes With Great Waste At UMass

Jan 16, 2019
UMass Amherst emphasizes composting, providing compostable utensils, napkins and cups in the dining areas.
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The phrase “number one dining” is often thrown around at UMass Amherst. But with all that great food comes great waste.

The UMass Amherst campus.
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UMass Amherst has come under criticism for recently asking a student to take down an anti-Nazi sign from her dorm room window.