Scholarship applications for UMass Journalism and the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences are now open on Academic Works. Visit our scholarship page for more information on how to enroll and apply in Academic Works.

Last semester, 17 journalism students took "Social Justice Journalism: Mass Incarceration," an advanced writing and reporting course taught by professors Raz Sibii and Shaheen Pasha, with 10 Hampshire County Jail students. Read about the unique course that had UMass students reporting with Hampshire County Jail students. 

Check out this Internship Spotlight featuring Sports Journalism Concentration student Henry Brechter '19, who recently completed a Co-op with the Boston Globe sports section. 

UMass Amherst Journalism Alumni can now join our LinkedIn alumni group page.

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

Brian McDermott, Department Chair

Read the Monday Memo for the latest news and events in the Journalism Department.

Shaheen Pasha has been named a 2018 Knight Visiting Nieman Fellow.

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