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UMass Amherst has named ten members of the graduating Class of 2021 as 21st Century Leaders, including journalism senior Joanna Buoniconti. Students will be honored for their exemplary achievement, initiative and leadership at the Undergraduate Commencement on Friday, May 14.

Students are now welcome to invite two people per graduate to the 2021 Undergraduate Commencement Ceremonies, but must register. Learn more about how to ensure a smooth check-in at the McGuirk Alumni Stadium on May 14.

The Journalism Department has awarded eleven students with Spring 2021 journalism scholarship and internship awards. Click here to meet this year's recipients.

The second cohort of UMass Amherst students in the CSIS Journalism Bootcamp program produced an in-depth multimedia story that focused on deforestation in the Amazon and its impact on Indigenous communities.

"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 to keep up with the latest from the Journalism Department.

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

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