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Barbara Krauthamer named as Dean of the College of Humanities and Fine Arts

Monday, March 30, 2020

Barbara Krauthamer, professor of history, dean of the graduate school and senior vice provost for interdisciplinary programs and innovation at UMass Amherst, has been appointed as dean of the College of Humanities and Fine Arts by John McCarthy, provost and senior vice chancellor for academic affairs.

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Race and the American Story Project Moves Annual Symposium Online, Opens Event to Public

Friday, March 27, 2020

As campuses nationwide responded to the global coronavirus crisis by cancelling events and transitioning to remote learning, an important opportunity for students studying race and its significance...
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UMass Amherst Linguistics Community Moves Major Conference Online

Wednesday, March 25, 2020

Set to take place on the University of Massachusetts Amherst campus from March 19 through 21, the 33rd Annual CUNY Human Sentence Processing Conference seemed doomed in the face of mounting...
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