News & Events

A group of students and faculty met to kick off the Journalism Education Diversity Initiative (JEDI) on March 4, 2015.  The club will tackle new intiatives to benefit students. Please contact Raz to get involved with the club.

Student scholarship applications are now available.  The Journalism Department offers awards from generous alumni donations to assist and recognize students.  The College of Social and Behavioral Sciences is also accepting scholarship applications. 

The Journalism Department now hosts a student chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists. The chapter will host weekly meetings at 5:30 p.m. on Mondays. Those interested in participating can email Eric Bosco and Kaitlin Boyer.

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 and events from the Journalism Department, including job and internship opportunities.

Journalism Department
S414 Integrative Learning Center
650 North Pleasant Street
University of Massachusetts
Amherst, MA 01003

Phone: 413.545.1376