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Professor Julio Capó, Jr. in Time: “Trump's Troop Ban Is Part of a Long, Dark History of Accusing Trans People of Threatening National Stability”

Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Professor Julio Capó, Jr. just published “Trump's Troop Ban Is Part of a Long, Dark History of Accusing Trans People of Threatening National Stability” in Time. It situates Trump's trans military...
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Two awards for Professor Sigrid Schmalzer’s book “Moth and Wasp, Soil and Ocean: Remembering Chinese Scientist Pu Zhelong's Work for Sustainable Farming”

Monday, January 28, 2019

Professor Sigrid Schmlazer’s recent book Moth and Wasp, Soil and Ocean: Remembering Chinese Scientist Pu Zhelong's Work for Sustainable Farming just received two awards:...

Professor Sam Redman, “The Smithsonian at war: Museums in US society during World War II”

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Professor Sam Redman just published “The Smithsonian at war: Museums in US society during World War II” in the latest edition of the Journal of the History of Collections....
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"Past, Present & Future:" The 2018 Newsletter from the UMass History Department

Tuesday, December 18, 2018

The UMass Amherst History Department is delighted to share the 2018 edition of our annual newsletter, Past, Present & Future. In its pages, you’ll find stories and images spotlighting the...
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Brian Ogilvie's chapter "Visions of Ancient Natural History" in "Worlds of Natural History"

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Professor Brian Ogilvie recently published a chapter titled "Visions of Ancient Natural History" in Worlds of Natural History, edited by Helen Curry, Nicholas Jardine, James Secord, and Emma Spary....
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Alum Michael Nicholson (BA 2016, MPP 2017) "Mass. Cities Losing Clout in Ed Funding Fight"

Monday, December 10, 2018

Does Massachusetts fund public schools fairly? Writing in CommonWealth magazine, UMass alumnus Michael Nicholson (BA 2016, MPP 2017) and coauthor Lawrence DiCara argue that the state's funding...