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The last day of classes of the Fall 2018 semester is Dec. 12, with final examinations beginning Dec. 14. Course registration for the Spring 2019 semester is now open and you can view the journalism course listings here. To register, visit SPIRE.

Thanks to a gift from Lawrence M. and Pamela Price Carpman, the Journalism Department now offers students the opportunity to become Ziff Fellows to advance their professional development. Journalism majors can apply for direct financial assistance to: Attend or present at a professional conference, Submit work for award competitions or Become a member of a professional association. Please complete and return this application to Brian McDermott in S417 ILC or Beth Wallace in S421 ILC. Applications are due by 5 p.m. Nov. 16, 2018. 

Check out WGBY's Connecting Point interview with Shaheen Pasha, journalism student Josh Murray and the educational coordinator at Hampshire County Jail about the Fall 2017 Social Justice Journalism class that was taught in the jail. 

"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 to keep up weekly with UMass Journalism.

Tours of the Journalism Department are offered Monday through Friday. To request a tour, fill out this form.

To take a virtual tour of our department, click here.

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