Julia Derocher '23 Offers Advice to Freshman Self in UMass Amherst Senior Series
Julia Derocher '23, Italian studies major, shares what she'd say to a younger version of herself.
HFA Celebrates Graduating Class of 2023 with Ceremony, Medals, and More
The College of Humanities and Fine Arts celebrated the graduating class of 2023 on Saturday, May 27.
Gretchen Holbrook Gerzina Receives Harvard Radcliffe Institute Fellowship
Gretchen Holbrook Gerzina, Paul Murray Kendall Chair in Biography and professor of English, has received a Harvard Radcliffe Institute Fellowship for 2023-24.
Best Text Contest for Englwrit 111 Renamed to Marcia Curtis Best Text Contest
The Writing Program has announced that the ENGLWRIT 111 Best Text Contest will now be known as the Marcia Curtis Best Text Contest.
Music History Professor Erinn Knyt Publishes Book on Busoni
Erinn E. Knyt, professor of music history in the UMass Amherst Department of Music and Dance, has had her second book, Ferruccio Busoni as Architect of Sound.
Women, Gender, Sexuality Studies Major Clare Sheedy '23 Named 21st Century Leader
Women, Gender, Sexuality Studies major Clare Sheedy '23 has been named one of the 10 undergraduate recipients of the 21st Century Leaders Award.
HFA Faculty Networking Initiative Creates Meaningful Connections Between New Faculty and Distinguished Mentors
The HFA Faculty Networking Initiative invites new assistant professors to work with distinguished scholars and artists at institutions across the U.S.
Juniper Director Betsy Wheeler Earns Chancellor’s Citation Award
Betsy Wheeler, director of the Juniper Summer Writing Institute and Institute for Young Writers, has been selected for the 2023 Chancellor’s Citation Award.
English’s Rebecca Lorimer Leonard Receives 2022-23 Distinguished Teaching Award
Rebecca Lorimer Leonard, associate professor of English, has been named one of the 2022-23 winners of the Distinguished Teaching Award.
Mutual Mentoring Team Grant Awarded for Teaching in the Time of Chat GPT
A Mutual Mentoring Team Grant was recently awarded to the team project, “Teaching Writing in the Time of ChatGPT,” led by the Writing Program.
Architect's Erika Zekos Named 2023-24 TIDE Ambassadors Faculty Fellows
Erika Zekos, senior lecturer in the Department of Architecture, was selected as one of the 2023-24 Teaching for Inclusiveness, Diversity and Equity fellows.