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Spring 2020 Reopening Plan: Chancellor Kumble Subbaswamy has released the UMass Amherst Spring 2020 Reopening Plan, which details how the spring semester will proceed amid the COVID-19 pandemic. For more information and to read the comprehensive report, FAQs and other materials, go to

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Berkovitz elected to American Academy for Jewish Research

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Jay R. Berkovitz, Professor and Chair of the Department of Judaic and Near Eastern Studies, has been elected a Fellow of the American Academy for Jewish Research (AAJR). Established in 1919, the...
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Alumna featured in New York Times for Urban Death Project

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Katrina Spade (M.Arch., 2013) was featured in a recent article in the Science section of the New York Times. The story profiles Katria's passion project and nonprofit Urban Death Project, a gentle...
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