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Jun 22, 2022
Elizabeth Sharrow, associate professor in the Department of History, has written a perspective for the Washington Post on how interpretations of Title IX have reshaped athletics in positive and negative ways in the 50 years since it was enacted. “Since 1972, women’s intercollegiate athletic participation has expanded roughly 12-fold, with the formation of thousands of teams for girls and women,” she writes. “Research shows that girls and women of color and those from lower-income families are much less apt to enjoy either access to sports or to their spillover benefits.”
Jun 22, 2022
Nicholas Anderson, a graduate student in the Department of History, is guest curator of “Attention! Translating Uniforms, Understanding Service” at Wistariahurst Museum.

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The College of Humanities & Fine Arts is the creative and cultural heart of UMass Amherst. With 14 academic departments and 12 world-class research centers, institutes, and interdisciplinary programs, our students — undergraduate and graduate — have the opportunity to study with the best scholars, thinkers, and artists.

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Chamber Choir Performs "Prayer for Ukraine"

Led by Prof. Tony Thornton, the choir gave three performances in public spaces on campus.

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