Feature Stories

Students in Howard Kimewon’s Ojibwe Language class take the birchbark canoe on its maiden voyage.
Ojibwe language students build birchbark canoe
Geography Club competitors Spencer Weinstein ’16, Vitya Romanov ’16, Will Kostick ’17, Tyler Maren ’17. Steve Bailey ’15, and Ronan Lucey ’16
Confidence calms nerves for geography competitors
commencement 2015
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Congratulations to the class of 2015
Congratulations to the class of 2015
Spring 2015 Rising Researcher recipients pose for photo with Chancellor Subbaswamy
Students honored for innovation in research, scholarship, and creative activity
UMass Amherst 2015 Goldwater Scholars, from left, Samantha R. Giffen, Aaron P. Dunbrack and Katharine V. Greco. Yekaterina Kori was unavailable for this photo.
A new UMass Amherst record for top achievement
Internationally renowned astrophysicist, Neil deGrasse Tyson
Internationally renowned astrophysicist is the featured commencement speaker on May 8.
UMass Amherst biochemist Danny Schnell is an internationally-known expert in plant physiology, photosynthesis and plant biochemistry.
Celebrated biochemist leads the charge for sustainable fuels of the future
UMass Amherst campus photo
UMass Amherst named a top-producing university
State Senate President Stan Rosenberg, Democrat of Amherst, is one of three most powerful elected officials in Massachusetts.
Senate President Stan Rosenberg ’77
Launch Team members Andrew Dodd, Nate Fowler, Greg Kelley, and Max Perham with the Minuteman 1 in the ELab “Rocket Room.”
Student team has a launch date with NASA
"Pachylemur" skull in situ on cave floor, next to a scale.
Primate paleontologists strike the mother lode