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Comment on: Proposed budget would allow UMass system to hold the line on costs - Metro - The Boston Globe
Posted 05/23/2014 06:20:15 EDT
UMass returns $12 to the state in economic activity for every $1 of taxpayer support. Criticisms of UMass are completely idiotic.
Comment on: UMass funding could be a new beginning - Opinion - The Boston Globe
Posted 05/23/2014 06:17:29 EDT
UMass brings the state $12 in economic activity per every $1 spent. You are ignorant- and that is not even including the benefits from having an educated workforce. Giving UMass MORE support brings g more »
Comment on: Holyoke Mayor Alex B. Morse backs new casino proposal in reversal of anti-casino stand - Boston.com
Posted 11/25/2012 02:47:23 EST
I'm not a fan of gambling but I like the casino idea. Connecticunt has been draining $$ off neighboring states and Mass has decided to stop the outflow. Springfield and Holyoke have the most to gain. more »
Posted 11/25/2012 02:44:03 EST
Now is the cheapest time to finance the construction!!
Comment on: Boston could be vulnerable to more severe storms - News - Boston.com
Posted 11/11/2012 04:29:59 EST
Please sign and share! There are still many measures that need to be met in preparing Boston for flood risks.
Comment on: Sick, frail struggle most in storm's aftermath - News - Boston.com
Posted 11/11/2012 03:47:36 EST
Comment on: Braintree preps for flood-prevention work in two neighborhoods - Braintree - Your Town - Boston.com
Posted 11/11/2012 03:46:20 EST
http://www.change.org/petitions/save-boston-protect-our-sea-shores Time for the city of Boston to take measures to prevent disaster. Please share link... more »
Comment on: UMass football in uphill battle with FBS move - Sports - The Boston Globe
Posted 05/05/2012 05:29:23 EDT
GOT TO GET ALL UMASS SYSTEM AND STATE SCHOOLS TO SUPPORT THE TEAM. MARKET IT AS OUR STATE TEAM. HAVE GAMES WHERE YOU GIVE FREE TICKETS TO THE OTHER CAMPUSES, ETC.. IT IS GOING TO TAKE ALL THE STATE SC more »
Comment on: 'UMass rallies past Drexel 72-70'
Posted 03/20/2012 11:45:33 EDT
Go! Go U!! UMass!!! GO UMASS!!!!!!! more »
Comment on: UMass%20Amherst%20permaculture%20project%20wins%20White%20House%20award%20
Posted 03/13/2012 06:55:00 EDT
Thank you Tracy for writing a positive article about UMass-Amherst! It is a wonderful University and is terribly unappreciated in this state. GO!, GO U!, UMASS!, GO UMASS!!!!!! more »
Comment on: 'UMass still on a home run'
Posted 02/09/2012 06:14:10 EST
Heard you missed us, we're Baaaaccckkkk!!!! more »
Comment on: 'UMass able to toe the line for a win'
Posted 01/12/2012 07:15:28 EST
Why is that damn Jack Wilson picture there!?!?! more »
Comment on: 'Calhoun hopeful changes coming to APR reporting'
Posted 10/29/2011 07:34:30 EDT
Calhoun, you made your bed and now you have to lie in it. You got your championship with teams full of poorly qualified students and now you get what comes with dipping so low in terms of academic sta more »
Comment on: 'Locals try to lose Boston accent in class'
Posted 07/10/2011 04:21:13 EDT
BE PROUD OF YOU BOSTON ACCENT!! THERE IS NOTHING DUMB ABOUT IT - UNLESS YOU ADD R's WHERE THE DON'T BELONG!!! Boston and Massachusetts are the most educated city and state in the nation!!! Maybe the p more »
Posted 06/30/2011 04:50:30 EDT
Oh, I doubt it will be a politician. Sorry to see Holub leave. He was good and made important improvements - some are just taking place right now. I think the Board was a bit to quick to pull the plug more »
Comment on: 'Embattled UMass chancellor demands inquiry into leak'
Posted 06/14/2011 06:21:28 EDT
Republicans, you should be aware that Mass ranks 49th out of 50 states (I add that for you who don't recognize birth certificates from Hawaii) in the growth rate of spending on higher education during more »
Posted 06/14/2011 06:11:47 EDT
Many of you don't pay enough attention to the UMass system - particulary the flagship Amherst campus. He has raised academic standards, made the university more affordable for high-achieving community more »
Comment on: Losing Holub would be a blow to school,state - The Boston Globe
Posted 05/26/2011 08:47:42 EDT
Well there is a Med School in Worcester but it should be part of UMass"-Amherst" the flagship campus. That would have a huge effect on the system. Drop the hyphenations from Amherst and Worcester. You more »
Comment on: 'Skinner defends himself'
Posted 03/25/2011 11:48:19 EDT
Al will be back in D1 - maybe this year. Too good of a coach to sit idle. more »
Comment on: 'UMass Boston weighs history, future goals'
Posted 02/27/2011 06:32:41 EST
UMass Boston is a working class university. Not everyone can afford public colleges. They have great faculty, tired facilities, but a commitment to raise their students to the level of academic achiev more »
Comment on: Sully%26%2339%3Bs%20Court%3A%20UMass%20fans%20should%20be%20optimistic
Posted 02/25/2011 12:43:47 EST
They will play consistently up to their potential when they are no longer sophomores and freshmen.The coach is a UMass guy who knows how to win and recruit. more »
Comment on: 'Overbooked classes strain UMass faculty, students'
Posted 02/24/2011 08:11:00 EST
BTW, I didn't see Ms. Jan at the House Ways and Mean's committee meeting on education at UMass Amherst last week. You would think it would be a priority for someone who covers higher education in the more »
Posted 02/24/2011 08:06:23 EST
Dear Editor: Please prohibit Tracy Jan from continuing this anti-UMass propoganda!!! UMass is the best school I ever attended or taught -- And I have been associated with 8 institutions, both public a more »
Comment on: 'UMass wins US contract to design insurance exchange'
Posted 02/17/2011 05:04:27 EST
In response to Peopleperson: âIt's probably one of the largest individual awards we've ever received,â and it will be channeled to a number of entities, said Dr. John L. Sullivan, UMass vice provo more »
Posted 02/17/2011 05:00:50 EST
Good for UMass!! I don't think they are ill-prepared. Sounds like political rhetoric and sour grapes from those who did not receive the grant. The Med School has produced a Nobel Prize in medicine in more »
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