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Kathryn Fanelli '20MFA installed a reimagined 1924 carousel in the Studio Arts Building

Kathryn Fanelli '20MFA installed a reimagined 1924 carousel in the Studio Arts Building, an "interactive, kinetic sculpture."


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Academic disciplines ranked among the Top 200 programs worldwide


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With 110 undergraduate majors and 127 graduate programs offered on campus and online, there are hundreds of opportunities to pursue your passion at UMass Amherst. Study on campus or take advantage of a wide array of flexible and innovative learning options.

Kiara Oliver ['21] Makes Her Pitch

Sporting the UMass Jersey

Student-athlete Kiara Oliver '21 found power in balancing her studies in kinesiology with playing on the UMass softball team.

Kyle, a finance major at UMass Amherst

Finding a Track for Success

Finance major Kyle Aikman '21 found a wealth of professional development opportunities through the Isenberg School of Management's Chase Career Center.

News and Events


Michael Rawlins, a professor in the geosciences department and associate director of the Climate System Research Center, has made significant gains in filling out our understanding of the Arctic’s carbon cycle.


A team of researchers at UMass Amherst has announced a major new advance in understanding how our genetic information eventually translates into functional proteins—one of the building blocks of human life.


The five-year grant from the U.S. Department of Energy allows CEERE to continue in the Industrial Assessment Center program, providing industrial facilities with assessments to help reduce environmental impact and operating costs.


Martín Espada, poet and professor of English, is a finalist for the National Book Award in poetry for his collection “Floaters.”

October 18, 12:00 a.m. – Oct 22, 11:59 p.m.

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October 19

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October 15, 7:30 p.m. – Oct 23, 7:30 p.m.

Rand Theater