Alumni Association Announces Senior Leadership and Field Scholar Award Recipients
Thursday, May 27, 2021
The UMass Amherst Alumni Association recently announced the winners of the 2021 Senior Leadership and Field Scholar Awards. In total, four students from the College of Humanities and Fine Arts were recognized with alumni award.
Humanities and Fine Arts Students Garner Prestigious Fulbright Scholarships
Thursday, May 13, 2021
Seven University of Massachusetts Amherst undergraduates, graduate students and an alumna have received Fulbright U.S. Student Program grants to travel abroad as English teaching assistants or to perform research projects they designed. Among this group are three students and one alum with majors or certificates in the College of Humanities and Fine Arts.
UMass Jazz Program Claims Three Student Music Awards from ‘DownBeat Magazine’
Tuesday, May 11, 2021
Two ensembles and one solo musician from the jazz and African-American music studies program (JAAMS) at the UMass Amherst department of music and dance have been selected to receive Student Music Awards (SMAs) from DownBeat magazine, widely recognized as the top publication devoted to “Jazz, Blues, and Beyond.” DownBeat announces the Student Music Award winners each year in its June issue, which was published last week.
Five Outstanding Graduating Seniors in HFA to be Honored as 21st Century Leaders at UMass Amherst Commencement Ceremonies
Monday, May 10, 2021
Joye Bowman Receives Graduate School's Commitment to Diversity Award
Friday, May 7, 2021
Joye Bowman, associate dean of the College of Humanities and Fine Arts and professor of history, is the 2021 faculty recipient of the Graduate School's Commitment to Diversity Award. The Commitment to Diversity Award annually recognizes one student and one faculty member for their outstanding contributions to diversity and inclusion within the UMass Amherst graduate student body.
Anne Broadbridge Among Five Honored with Manning Teaching Awards
Friday, May 7, 2021
Anne F. Broadbridge, professor in the Department of History and director of the Middle Eastern Studies program, is one of five University of Massachusetts faculty awarded the 2020 Manning Prize for Excellence in Teaching for their exemplary dedication to students and the university. The faculty members—one from each UMass campus—will receive $10,000 awards in recognition of their commitment to academic excellence.