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The Fall 2018 semester begins on Tuesday, September 4, 2018. To enroll in courses, visit SPIRE. Email advisor Marianne Neal-Joyce with questions.

Jennie Donohue will join our faculty as a Senior Lecturer and Director of the Public Relations Curriculum in the Fall 2018 semester. She will teach Principles of Public Relations and Writing for PR. Students can register for these classes on SPIRE.

Check out important research in the Washington Post done by Prof. Kathy Roberts Forde and UMass Rising Researcher Bryan Bowman on how slave labor built the state of Florida decades after the Civil War.

Visit Amherst Wire TV to watch the short-form documentaries on everything from endangered New England species to a capella that were produced by students for the inaugural Bare Knuckles Film Festival.

"We draw on proud journalistic traditions so our students can tell the stories of our community bravely, ethically and creatively."

Brian McDermott, Department Chair

Are you an incoming first-year student or transfer student? Find information about the New Students Orientation schedule.

Tours of the Journalism Department are offered Monday through Friday. To request a tour, fill out this form.

Journalism Department
S414 Integrative Learning Center
650 North Pleasant Street
University of Massachusetts
Amherst, MA 01003