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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

News & Events

Eric Berlin Uses Photography to Promote Music in New Book “Music for the Eyes”

Monday, November 25, 2019

Eric Berlin, professor of trumpet in the Department of Music and Dance, has added photography to an already extensive list of artistic skills....
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Professors Harley Erdman, Penny Remsen, Amy Altadonna and Anya Klepikov

Women helping women: UMass Theater secures a grant from Women for UMass Amherst to host notable women designers

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Theater design and technical fields are dominated by men — one recent study shows, for example, that in Off-Broadway theaters, more than two-thirds of set, lighting, projection, and sound design...
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Cover of Anne Broadbridge's 'Women and the Making of the Mongol Empire'

Anne Broadbridge Shortlisted for British-Kuwait Friendship Society Book Award

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Professor Anne Broadbridge’s recent book Women and the Making of the Mongol Empire (Cambridge University Press) has been shortlisted for the British-Kuwait Friendship Society Book Award. This...
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