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Architecture Professor Featured in Documentary Movie on Urban Activist Jane Jacobs

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Max Page, professor of architecture and history and director of Historic Preservation Initiatives at UMass Amherst, is featured in the new documentary film “Citizen Jane: Battle for the City,”...
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Beinecke Scholarship awarded for second year in a row to UMass Amherst student

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Sarah Coomey '18, a political science and French major and a member of Commonwealth Honors College at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, has been awarded a Beinecke Scholarship...
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UMass Amherst Vocal Jazz Ensemble

UMass ensembles, students win top honors in 2017 Downbeat Magazine student music awards

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Ensembles and individual students from the University of Massachusetts Amherst Department of Music & Dance’s Jazz & African-American Music Studies Program garnered six awards in Downbeat...
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Gail Hareven, sitting outdoors on a porch.

Israeli Author Gail Hareven to Present Robert and Pamela Jacobs Lecture at UMass Amherst

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Gail Hareven will discuss “Imagining Hebrew, Imagining in Hebrew” when she presents the 2017 Robert and Pamela Jacobs Lecture on Thursday, April 27 at 4:30 p.m. in the Bernie Dallas Room, Goodell...
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TreAndrea Russworm in South College

Media Critic: Scholar and literary analyst takes on pop culture

Thursday, April 20, 2017

If you were to meet TreaAndrea Russworm at a party and ask her what she does for a living, she might give you her short, straightforward answer: she’s an associate professor in the UMass Amherst...
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Industrial Hygenist Monona Rossol, to Teach Health and Safety in the Art Studio Course at UMass Amherst

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

From July 31 through August 4, the Department of Art at UMass Amherst hosts a special, intensive summer course taught by industrial hygienist Monona Rossol through the Office of Continuing and...
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