News & Events

Award-winning prison journalist Wilbert Rideau will give a talk entitled "Can a Free Press Flourish Behind Bars?" at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 5, in the Cape Cod Lounge as part of the college-wide series "Social Science Matters: Perspectives on Inequality."

There will be a special screening of "All the President's Men" in remembrance of Washington Post editor Ben Bradlee at 4 p.m. Monday, November 10, in S350 Integrative Learning Center. Steve Fox, who worked at the Post, will lead a discussion afterwards about Bradlee's influence on him and the on the field.

Journalism majors studying abroad during the Spring 2015 semester can apply for a $1,000 SBS Spring Study Abroad Scholarship. The application deadline is November 12, 2014.

​​"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 for the latest news from the Journalism Department, and find more events of note on the SBS events calendar from the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences.


Journalism Department
Integrative Learning Center
University of Massachusetts
Amherst, MA 01003

Phone: 413.545.1376