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Headliners

UMassGives logo
The fourth annual UMassGives campaign, a 36-hour online fundraiser for the campus, has raised a record $162,182 from 2,138 donors. The campaign kicked off at noon on April 27 during the university’s annual Founders Day celebration and ran through midnight April 28.
Walking meditation labyrinth
In the week before final exams, UMass Amherst students were encouraged to reduce stress by walking through a sun-powered circular labyrinth, a unique collaboration between the College of Nursing and the department of landscape architecture and design.
Tree huggers
Every day is Earth Day at UMass Amherst. To celebrate the official April 2016 date, the campus held a yogathon, festival and social media scavenger hunt with students locating sustainability resources on campus and taking selfies to win a prize.
Commencement
To ensure that Commencement is a memorable and enjoyable experience for our graduating students and for their guests, the campus will close for regular business operations at noon on Friday, May 6. Staff deemed essential personnel for Commencement activities or other campus operations will be...