Classes for the Spring 2018 semester begin on Monday, Jan. 22, 2018. Registration is now ongoing. Peruse the course schedule for many journalism classes are still available.

Visit our Quick Links Back-To-School page to help you navigate the first week back. 

Explore African American speech and its integral role in the historical and cultural legacy of all Americans in a screening of the documentary "Talking Black in America," to be followed by a panel and Q&A, on Monday, February 5, 5:30-7:30 pm, in ILC N151.

Senior Bryan Bowman recieved the Rising Researcher Award from UMass. In February 2017, Bowman and advisor Kathy Forde co-authored an article, "Exploiting Black Labor After the Abolition of Slavery," that was published in The Conversation and republished by national news outlets. 

UMass Amherst Journalism Alumni,  join our LinkedIn alumni group page.

"We draw on proud journalistic traditions so our students can tell the stories of our community bravely, ethically and creatively."

Brian McDermott, Department Chair

Read the Monday Memo for the latest news and events in the Journalism Department.

Faculty in the News: Shaheen Pasha wrote this column for the Dallas Morning News, "It's time for Muslims to talk about sexual misconduct among our Islamic preachers."

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