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UMass Magazine (circulation 350,000) is published twice per year by the commonwealth’s flagship campus, the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Most UMass Amherst alumni living in the U.S. receive the print magazine, along with donors, friends of the university, and the Massachusetts legislators. UMass faculty and staff can opt for print or digital delivery. All alumni, current parents, faculty, staff, and undergraduate students receive the online version of the magazine.

The magazine continually garners awards and praise for telling the stories of the UMass community.

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Candice Pinault Novak

Managing Editor

Lori Shine ’04MFA


Alexis Ali, writing
Dan Fillietaz-Domingues ’14, design
Sarah Jarman, design
Ari Jewell, editorial and production assistance, writing
Jason Johnson, web production
Heather Kamins, writing
KieuLy Nguyen ’22, editorial assistance


Lisa Beth Anderson, photography
BRIGADE, design
Deanna Cook ’23, writing
Annika S. Hipple, writing
Tom Hoogendyk, web production
Lil Knight ’97, ’03MEd, copy editing
Seth Landman ’04, ’08MFA, writing
Su-Yee Lin ’12MFA, proofreading
Sally Parker, writing
Naomi Shulman, writing
John Solem, photography
Elizabeth Thurmond, copy editing
Sloane Vanda ’12, writing
Artress Bethany White ’86, writing
Scott Whitney, writing

University of Massachusetts Amherst


Javier A. Reyes

UMass Magazine

UMass Amherst Advancement
239 Whitmore Administration Building
181 Presidents Drive
Amherst, MA 01003

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