News

Dec 23, 2015

Patrick Sabbs, a 1984 UMass Amherst graduate who majored in Communication, has been confirmed by the Governor's Council for a Springfield District Court judgeship.  Read about Patrick's confirmation here and more about him by clicking here.

Dec 17, 2015

Patrick Sabbs, a 1984 UMass Amherst graduate who majored in Communication, has been nominated by Gov. Charlie Baker for a Springfield District Court judgeship. Patrick, who began his post-UMass career at WWLP-TV in Springfield, earned a law degree in the mid-1990s and served for many years as an Assistant District Attorney in Hampden County. Read more about him by clicking here.

Dec 8, 2015

The College of Social & Behavioral Sciences recently highlighted two Communication majors -- Arjun Chawla and Jessica Williams -- and their participation in the college's Academic Leadership Fellows Program. Read Arjun's story by clicking here and Jessica's by clicking here.

Dec 3, 2015

Marina Qutab, a Communication junior from Rutland, Mass., was awarded second place in this year's Project Green Challenge (PGC), a competition that attracted entries from nearly 4,000 students from around the world. The PGC is an initiative of Turning Green, a student-led movement devoted to education and advocacy around environmentally sustainable and socially responsible choices.

Nov 30, 2015

The College of Social & Behavioral Sciences recently highlighted Arjun Chawla, a Communication senior and world traveller, and his involvement in the college's Academic Leadership Fellows Program. Read more about Arjun and his international experiences by clicking here.

Nov 19, 2015

Marina Qutab was selected as a finalist for Project Green Challenge, a competition held by Turning Green, a student-led movement devoted to education and advocacy around environmentally sustainable and socially responsible choices. Marina, a Communication junior from Rutland, Mass., was one of only 14 finalists selected from a field of nearly 4,000 students. Read her story by clicking here.

Oct 15, 2015

Prof. Sut Jhally received an honorary doctor of fine arts degree from Simon Fraser University on Oct. 8. Jhally, who earned his Ph.D. from SFU in Burnaby, British Columbia, was cited as an SFU alumnus, award-winning communication professor at UMass Amherst, founder and executive director of the Media Education Foundation, and prolific filmmaker and author. For more information, please click here.

Sep 25, 2015

The Department of Communication at the University of Massachusetts Amherst seeks to hire a tenure track Assistant Professor with a demonstrated record of excellence in research in communication, media studies, and/or information technologies using a computational social science approach. For the full position announcement including required qualifications and application instructions, please click here.

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