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Fall 2016

Stage Presence

Designer David Korins reveals the inspiration, details, and big ideas behind his set for the Broadway production of Hamilton.

UMass Amherst faculty member Carolina Aragon created a public art piece called High Tide for Boston's North End.

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Hundreds of UMass students served in Vietnam, some willingly, some not. We asked three of them about their time on campus.

From Chicago cop to (comic) syndicate boss, an English major finds his niche in the funnies business. 

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Never mind the mess. Students think outside the screen at the UMass Amherst Student Union Craft Center, est. 1971.

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The wisdom of Bren and Dorothy Whittaker, who met on campus in 1952.

The UMass Amherst Class of 2020, by the numbers.

Zebrafish give Professor Gerald B. Downes clues into human disease.

Checking in with Ken O'Brien, Tamara Tatham, and Conor Sheary.

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Student Kevin Harrington found bright new galaxies that produce one star every hour.

Why does Carolina Sáenz-Bolaños spend the night in the dense forest with jaguars?

The Great Smog in 1952 London, NASA turns to UMass Amherst, true love discovered, and the thinnest wires known to man.


Letters to the editor.

New works by alumni and faculty authors and musicians. 

Deceased alumni and faculty.

Welcome to our new magazine website and redesigned print magazine.

Catch up with UMass people in the news.

Omelets the Hamp way.