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UMass Amherst Linguistics Department Moves to No. 2 in QS World University Rankings by Subject

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

The linguistics department at the University of Massachusetts Amherst ranks second worldwide in the 2018 QS World University Rankings by Subject, which were released Feb 28. The department rose from No. 3 last year, surpassing Harvard University for the second spot behind MIT.

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Lip-Sync Spectacular Showcases Empowering Narratives

Tuesday, February 27, 2018

Last semester, the Queer and Now Lip-Sync Spectacular launched its premiere in French Hall. Brought back by popular demand, theater and linguistics major Garrett Sager ‘19 brings his innovative...
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Oliver Herring Interactive TASK party at UMass Amherst

Oliver Herring Brings Interactive and Experimental TASK Party to UMass Amherst

Thursday, February 22, 2018

February 22 and 23, world renowned artist Oliver Herring visited the University of Massachusetts Amherst Campus. On February 22, Herring spoke about his life and career in the new Olver Design...
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Step into a Dream World with UMass Theater

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

UMass Theater Press Release...
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"Spring Arts and Humanities Internship Fair" a Huge Success

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

On Tuesday, February 13th, the Arts Extension Service and College of Humanities and Fine Arts (HFA) at the University of Massachusetts Amherst held the “Spring Arts and Humanities Internship Fair”...
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Stephen Graham Jones book signing, Juniper Institute 2017.

Juniper Summer Writing Institute Celebrates its 15th Year, June 17-24, 2018

Monday, February 12, 2018

The Juniper Summer Writing Institute has provided a community gathering-place for over 100 poets and writers each summer since 2003. Hosted by the MFA Program for Poets and Writers at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, this year’s week-long creative writing institute is slated for June 17-24, 2018.

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