Upcoming Events


Fall Diversity Welcome Reception

Aug 28, 2019 | 4:00pm - 6:00pm

Old Chapel Great Room

The Office of Inclusion & Engagement invites underrepresented students to celebrate the beginning of the new academic year at the Graduate School's 4th Annual Fall Diversity Welcome Reception.  


Graduate Student Orientation

Aug 29, 2019 | 6:00pm - Aug 30, 2019 | 7:45pm

New graduate students and first-time teaching assistants are invited to participate in Graduate Student Orientation, which will begin on the evening of Thursday, August 29th, and continue all day on Friday, August 30th.


Teaching at Teaching Intensive Institutions

Oct 4, 2019 | 9:30am - 3:00pm

Westfield State University

Many faculty enjoy rewarding careers at colleges and universities that primarily emphasize teaching, including liberal arts colleges, community colleges, and regional comprehensive universities. This free one-day regional conference brings together graduate students, postdocs, and faculty to discuss what it’s like to work at teaching intensive institutions and how to apply for these faculty positions. Graduate students and postdocs will engage with faculty and deans from a range of teaching-intensive institutions across the New England region through a series of talks, panel presentations, and networking opportunities. Agenda and registration coming soon. Save the date!


Recent News

Participants in the Business Foundation Series

Graduate Students Gain New Skills through Business Foundations Series

50 STEM graduate students and postdoctoral researchers recently completed an innovative Graduate School program designed to supplement scientific and technical expertise with fundamental business skills.

NSF GRF Recipients

Graduate Students Excel in NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Competition

Eight graduate students recently won NSF GRF fellowships, helping UMass retain its standing as a leading statewide institutional producer of this prestigious award. 


Graduate School by the Numbers

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  • 78 Master's Programs

Brian Mullen applies positive pressure

With undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral degrees from the University of Massachusetts Amherst, Brian has invented a vest that improves care for people with autism.