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Close up of the trombone section of the Minuteman Marching Band during a performance

UMass Minuteman Marching Band to Perform in 2018 Tournament of Roses Parade

Monday, October 31, 2016

The University of Massachusetts Amherst’s Minuteman Marching Band has been chosen to perform in the 2018 Tournament of Roses Parade in Pasadena, Calif....
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Two student actors perform on stage in The Misanthrope

The Misanthrope Gives Audiences an Exclusive Backstage Pass

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

The UMass Theater Department’s latest production, The Misanthrope, opened last week in the Rand Theater and surprised audiences with its cutting-edge interpretation of the classic Moliere piece...
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Rob Corddry and Jeff Donovan seated

Established Actors Return to the Rand Theater

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

UMass alumni Rob Corddry ‘93 and Jeff Donovan ‘91 returned to their alma mater on Friday, November 21, 2016 to present the scholarship they created (with fellow alum and actor Bill Pullman '80) in...
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Book cover of the Stages of Memory

UMass Press Hosts Launch & Signing for James E. Young's New Book

Monday, October 24, 2016

The University of Massachusetts Press will host a launch party and book signing for James E. Young's The Stages of Memory: Reflections on Memorial Art, Loss, and the Spaces Between on Wednesday,...
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Detail from the cover of 'Birthmark' by Stephen Clingman

UMass Press Celebrates U.S. Publication of Stephen Clingman's BIRTHMARK

Monday, October 24, 2016

Stephen Clingman, Distinguished Professor of English and director of the Interdisciplinary Studies Institute, will read from his book Birthmark on Thursday, October 27, 2016 at 7 p.m. at Amherst...
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Three student actors in The Misanthrope

Dean Hayes to participate in special audience talk after The Misanthrope performance

Friday, October 21, 2016

Dean Julie C. Hayes will participate in a special audience talk back after the Saturday, October 22 performance of The Misanthrope. Theater MFA candidate Claudia Nolan, dramaturg for the production...
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