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U.S. News & World Report ranking among national public universities
Academic disciplines ranked among the Top 200 programs worldwide
Best Value Colleges (Public), The Princeton Review
Best Campus Food, The Princeton Review
Coolest Schools, Sierra Club sustainability rankings
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UMass alumnus and faculty member Jeffrey Salacup enlisted in the Air Force to finance his college education. He didn't know it would set him on a path toward becoming a scientist and looking to the past to understand climate change.
News and Events
Jim Kurose has been challenged to explain the internet to 5 different people; a child, a teen, a college student, a grad student, and an expert.
Older adults living in counties with greater age bias had better health outcomes than those living in areas with less age bias, according to UMass Amherst researchers, who were surprised at the findings.
The Berthiaume Center for Entrepreneurship recently held the second annual Innovation and Entrepreneurship Academy Awards night in Old Chapel, hosting more than 100 students, faculty members, staffers and ecosystem partners in person and
A dozen UMass Amherst researchers representing a wide range of disciplines have been recognized as among the world’s most highly cited researchers in 2022.