The 2017 Common Read book is The Other Wes Moore, the true story of two young men, born just blocks from each other, who share the same name, a difficult childhood, and trouble with the law. Author Wes Moore will visit campus September 28 to discuss his work.
As part of our ongoing efforts to expand educational access and diversify our student body, UMass has joined the American Talent Initiative, an effort to substantially increase the number of talented low- and moderate-income students at the nation’s top-performing undergraduate institutions with the highest graduation rates.
Research Enhancement and Leadership (REAL) Graduate Fellows
The Graduate School recently welcomed its inaugural class of REAL Fellows to campus. The major fellowship program is designed to facilitate the recruitment, retention and success of academically talented students from historically underrepresented populations