The following articles appeared in the Massachusetts Daily Collegian, the student newspaper of the University of Massachusetts Amherst.

UMass Autism Speaks Chapter Continues Advocating Despite Latest Controversy


Autism Speaks co-founder Suzanne Wright published a post on the organization’s website that attracted negative attention from the disability rights world.

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UMass Architecture Students Design Community Center for Local Native American Tribe


Architecture students at the University of Massachusetts design a community center for Native Americans with strong ties to a plot of land in central Massachusetts.

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Fracking for Natural Gas in Western Mass? Probably Not Anytime Soon, Says UMass Geologist and Amherst Attorney

A 2012 report suggested there may be some untapped natural gas resources underneath the Pioneer Valley. The finding has communities concerned that it could invite the controversial hydraulic fracturing into their backyard.

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NSF Funds Student Anthropology Research in Europe

A new grant and a partnership with the University of Barcelona in Spain allows students to pursue independent research projects with the support of experts in European anthropology.

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