The University of Massachusetts Amherst

UMass Amherst now provides free COVID-19 tests for local community members. Tests will be offered by appointment only at the Mullins Center. For more information, go to
UMass Amherst has announced its Spring 2021 operating plan, inviting additional students to return to campus to advance their studies. The plan prioritizes public health and safety, including expansion of the university’s successful COVID-19 testing program. For more information, go to

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Ofeibea Quist-Arcton

Journalist from Ghana to speak with UMass History Professor on NEPR

Thursday, February 11, 2016

Ofeibea Quist-Arcton, a BBC and NPR journalist who has extensively covered West Africa, will speak with John Higginson, a professor of history at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, on New...
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Black and white photograph of Willie Hill, in drum major uniform

FAC Director Dr. Willie Hill part of CBS special about the history of Super Bowl entertainment

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

This coming February, the NFL Super Bowl will be celebrating 50 years. And as long as there have been Super Bowl games, there have been spectacular half-time shows. The NFL is going all out for the...
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Close up of red letters spelling out "American Reckoning"

Professor Chris Appy to give talk on his new book

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

How did the Vietnam War change the way we think of ourselves as a people and a nation? Professor Christian G. Appy, author of the widely praised oral history of the Vietnam War, Patriots, and of...
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