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Identity and Culture

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Paving a path for sustainable architecture

From the classroom to the construction site, award-winning architect and designer Kathleen Lugosch (Art, Architecture and Art History) has been pushing the boundaries of... Read

The Art Lab

Museum prepares students for careers in the art world

Tucked away on the North side of the campus’ Fine Arts Center is a concealed cultural gem—the University Museum of Contemporary Art (UMCA)—a teaching museum and multidisciplinary... Read

The Road to Freedom

Esteemed historian pieces together untold stories of slavery in the Americas

Historical accounts of slavery and emancipation in the Americas abound in school textbooks and history classes, but according to UMass Amherst historian Barbara Krauthamer, there... Read

Case Study

Pioneering behavioral audit research

According to UMass Amherst Isenberg accounting professor Elaine Wang, auditors from different nations may unwittingly convey different cultural biases in their professional... Read

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Creating Never Land: A Look at Theater Production

In Pictures

Painting detail in watercolor and ink on yupo by artist Kim Carlino
Convergence: Painting the Point of Intersection

The image above depicts a detail from the painting Cosmological Formations, series IV, VII (2013) by artist, curator, and UMass...