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Higginson Discusses ‘Harlem/South Africa Connection’ in Panel at Apollo Theater

Thursday, October 16, 2014

History professor John Higginson, appeared in the Apollo Theater’s Uptown Hall series “The Harlem/South Africa Connection” on Oct. 12 in New York City....
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Alumnus Charles Hyde Imbues Generosity with Love of History

Monday, October 6, 2014

Charles K. Hyde graduated from UMass Amherst in 1966 with a B.A. in History and went on the get his M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Charlie spent most of his professional...
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Brandon Keith Brown Honored as Rising Young Conductor with Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy Scholarship

Thursday, October 2, 2014

Brandon Keith Brown, assistant professor of music and director of orchestral studies, returned to campus this week after spending three weeks in Germany studying intensively under conductor Kurt...
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Obituary: Elizabeth H. Davis Mazzocco

Monday, September 29, 2014

Elizabeth Hunt Davis Mazzocco died Wednesday afternoon, Sept 24, 2014, at Bay State Medical Center in Springfield, MA. ...
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Feinberg Family Lecture Series Examines Immigration in the Modern Americas

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Migration Matters: Rethinking Immigration in the Modern Americas is the focus of this year’s Feinberg Family Distinguished Lecture Series presented by the Department of History....
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Trent Masiki of Afro-American Studies Receives Fulbright Award

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Trent Masiki, Professor of English at Quinsigamond Community College and Ph.D. Candidate in the dpeartment of Afr0-American Studies at UMass Amherst, has been awarded a Fulbright Scholar grant to...
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