News & Events

Welcome back! The spring semester begins Monday, January 23. The add/drop period goes until Feb. 6. 

We shined a light on three student interns. Check out Hae Young Hannah Yoo '17 at The Boston Globe Co-op Program, Lucy Martirosyan '17 at PRI's The World, and Colby Sears '17 at UMass News and Media Relations. 

Are you in high school and thinking about studying with us? Go ahead and contact us to set up a tour of our facilities. In the meantime, check out this new video showing you what it's like to be a student here. 

Reese Erlich, a freelance foreign correspondent, working in the Middle East, will discuss his new book "Inside Syria: The Backstory of their Civil War and What the World Can Expect" at 7 p.m. Feb. 2 in the Communication Hub.

Visit our calendar for more events. 

"Journalism is a public good, and democracy cannot thrive without it. Our students learn journalism not only as a professional practice but also as a democratic habit of the heart and mind."

Kathy Roberts Forde, Department Chair


Read the Monday Memo to keep up with Journalism news and events. It will arrive by email every Monday for all students, faculty and staff.


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University of Massachusetts
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Journalism Department: 413.545.1376
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