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Student Profile

Carl Mead '13, English Major and student teacher at Amherst Regional High School discusses his love of teaching and his strong desire to instill a passion for reading and writing in others. More...

 

Student Profiles

 

 

Carl Mead 13', English major and student teacher at Amherst Regional High School discusses his love of teaching and his strong desire to instill a passion for reading and writing in others. More...

 

 

 

Nora Donoghue '13, a Classics major with a concentration in archaeology and the captain of the Ultimate Frisbee team, discusses traveling the world and being honored with the Fieldwork Fellowship from the Etruscan Foundation, as well her plans for after graduation. More...

 

 

 

 

 

Zack Zuber '14, HFA Leadership Board President and History major, discusses getting involved in the HFA Leadership Board and taking advantage of all the travel opportunities available at UMass. More...

 

 

 

 

 

 

Justin McCarthy ’12, an Afro-American studies major, tells us about how hip hop shaped his life and Afro-American studies changed the way he thinks about the world. More...

 

 

 

 

 

 

Alyssa Stenson '13 originally hails from Warwick, Rhode Island but is spending fall of 2011 thousands of miles away in Amman, Jordan. Here, she tells us about the factors that led to her decision to study abroad and her time in Jordan so far. Be sure to check out her blog as well! More...

 

 

 

 

 

Yani Zeng '12G, a Master's student in the Chinese department, tells us about the differences between UMass and her undergraduate university in China and her goals for the future. More...

 

 

 

 

 

Samantha Zaruba '12 talks about what it's like to be an Annual Fund Student Caller and her favorite classes here at UMass. More...

 

 

 

 

Zac Bissonette, UMass senior and Art History major, tells us his hopes for his book on attending UMass debt-free, his motivation to study Art History, and the consequences of a power outage on a final exam. More...

 

 

 

 

 

 

Andria LaRocco and Beth Liebowitz, both class of 2010, dish about the obstacles involved in running their own show and their grand plan for their future studio. More...

 

 

 

 

 

Liz O'Brien, an English major, shares her thoughts on taking Catalan classes at UMass and studying abroad in Barcelona. More...

 

 

 

 

 

Sierra Simmons, an English/Sociology major who also plays the role of tech whiz in HFA's IT department, holds forth on coursework, dining strategy, and the unfortunate fate of certain campus squirrels. More....