News and Events

Working with the Food Bank of Western MA

Resource Economics interns examine the formula that determines SNAP benefits in Western Massachusetts.

Kickin' It with Eliza

From Amherst, to Chestnut Hill, to Newton, to Cape Town, South Africa, Eliza Shirazi '13 (communication) is spreading her love of movement and music through cardio kickboxing and a Pilates dance based class.

Fall on Campus

What can be better than a brilliant fall day on campus?

Green Dreams for the Future

Nicole Forsyth '14, an environmental design major paying her own way through UMass, looks toward being a dominant figure in the Green Industry after graduation.

Studying Contemporary Labor Issues

Jasmine Kerrissey uses her sociological perspective to research labor movements.

Boston Symphony Hall Concert to Celebrate 150 Years of UMass

Tickets now on sale for Oct. 25 Stand for UMass: The Concert, featuring the University Orchestra, Minuteman Marching Band, Chamber Choir, Wind Ensemble, Saxophone Quartet, Jazz Ensemble and the UMass Dancers. 

UMass Economists Featured in Mother Jones Cover Story

The cover story in the September/October issue of Mother Jones features the research paper published in April by Thomas Herndon, Michael Ash, Robert Polli. Their work disputes the 2010 Reinhart-Rogoff study calling for austerity measures as a fix for the economy.

Young Journalism Alum Finds Dream Coming True

Less than a year after leaving UMass, Anna Meiler ’12 (journalism) found herself covering one of the biggest news stories to ever hit the area: the Boston Marathon bombings.

Energy Department Chief of Staff Knows His Climate Science

Two days after Kevin Knobloch '78 (journalism) joined the DOE in June, climate policy became one of the biggest priorities of the current administration.

LARP to Work with Springfield on Pedestrian Safety

The Department of Landscape Architecture and Regional Planning is working with a Springfield neighborhood to make it more pedestrian friendly