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Richard Chu, Five College Professor of History at UMass Amherst

Richard T. Chu Selected for Community Engaged Teaching Award

Wednesday, September 8, 2021

Richard T. Chu was selected for the Award for Community Engaged Teaching for seeking out and building relationships with five different Asian American communities in Western Massachusetts – Bhutanese, Vietnamese, Cambodian, Chinese and Filipino – and creating a civic engagement curriculum around the needs of those communities to narrate and document their own pasts.

UMass History Department Remembers the Late Stephen B. Oates, Emeritus Professor of History

Wednesday, September 8, 2021

“The Department of History at the University of Massachusetts Amherst has lost one of the leading teachers and writers in its history,” shared Brian W. Ogilvie, chair of the department. “We are proud to honor and continue his commitments to undergraduate teaching, and to bringing first-rate historical scholarship to a broad public outside the academy.”