The University of Massachusetts Amherst

Spring 2021 Reopening Plan: Chancellor Kumble Subbaswamy has released the UMass Amherst Spring 2021 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 umass.edu/reopening.

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Gómez and Kurczynski Receive Mellon Foundation Grant to to Support Sawyer Seminar on the Comparative Study of Cultures

Monday, September 28, 2020

The Trustees of The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation have approved a grant of $225,000.00 to the University of Massachusetts Amherst to support a Sawyer Seminar on the Comparative Study of Cultures...
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Two UMass Amherst Authors Win Top Honors in 20th Annual Mass Book Awards

Tuesday, September 22, 2020

The Massachusetts Center for the Book has announced the award and honors titles in the 20th Annual Massachusetts Book Awards. The Awards recognize achievement in five categories of literature written by current residents of the Commonwealth.

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2020-2021 Feinberg Lecture Series

UMass Amherst Feinberg Series to Explore the History and Possible Futures of the Environmental Emergency

Tuesday, September 22, 2020

The UMass History Department’s 2020-21 Feinberg Series will host nine major public events featuring internationally renowned scholars and movement leaders speaking on the theme, Planet on a Precipice: Histories and Futures of the Environmental Emergency

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Elaine del Valle

UMass Amherst LatinX Theatre and Performance Welcomes Elaine del Valle

Monday, September 21, 2020

Stephanie Fetta, associate professor in languages, literatures and cultures, is hosting a series of online workshops conducted by several award-winning Latin@/x playwrights, directors and performers.

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Creative Women Leading Creative Action - A Virtual Symposium

Creative Women Leading Climate Action

Friday, September 18, 2020

The UMass Amherst Arts Extension Service and partners host the Creative Women Leading Climate Action (CWLCA), a virtual symposium and event series highlighting artists and arts professionals creatively responding to climate change.

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Graduate Diversity Fellowship in History of Art & Architecture

Wednesday, September 16, 2020

The M.A. Program in the Department of the History of Art and Architecture at UMass Amherst recently announced a two-year Diversity Fellowship to support students from historically underrepresented...
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