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Black and white photograph of Willie Hill, in drum major uniform

FAC Director Dr. Willie Hill part of CBS special about the history of Super Bowl entertainment

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

This coming February, the NFL Super Bowl will be celebrating 50 years. And as long as there have been Super Bowl games, there have been spectacular half-time shows. The NFL is going all out for the...
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A view of St. Peter's Square in Vatican City.

Travel to Italy with HFA – Appreciating Food & Art with Professor Roberto Ludovico

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

In June 2016, College of Humanities & Fine Arts alumni have a special opportunity to join a one-of-a-kind food and culture tour of Rome, Naples, Cilento, and Sorrento with UMass Italian...
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A group of student walking across campus from the Library

Here to Career

Friday, December 11, 2015

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Christopher Foe with Guitar

UMass Jazz Student Places 2nd in Big Band Competition

Thursday, December 3, 2015

Congratulations to Master’s degree student Christopher Foe who took second place in the 2015 American Society of Music Arrangers and Composers (ASMAC) Pete Rugolo Big Band Arranging and Composing...
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Closeup of writer Chinua Achebe

Forty Years After: Chinua Achebe and Africa in the Global Imagination

Friday, October 30, 2015

On February 18, 1975, the great African writer Chinua Achebe presented a Chancellor’s Lecture at the University of Massachusetts, entitled ‘An Image of Africa: Racism in Conrad’s Heart of Darkness....
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