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Spring 2019

How I Got That Shot

Photos and stories by adventure traveler Jock Montgomery ’83.

UMass scientists halt a major threat to New England’s trees and crops.

Born poor in Burundi, Professor Léonce Ndikumana exposes the international exploitation of Sub-Saharan Africa. 

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Tales of alumni who found true love on our campus.

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Assistant Professor Juana Valdés has fashioned bone china into exquisite rags that celebrate women and their labor.

Research on killer robots, Genghis Khan, megabugs, and bendy straws.

Scarred bones and a super-powered microscope suggest a new extinction theory. 

A UMass geoscientist and his son are the first to publish evidence of the white-winged diuca finch’s nesting behavior. 

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How did former UMass faculty member Ken Blanchard build a business on praise and positivity?

One dazzling new home for physics and chemistry. Two centennial celebrations.

An Egyptian intellectual. Hundreds of naked students. UMass in 1974. 

  It was a spectacular season for ice hockey.     Plus, a football star and mentor.


Advice from Ken Blanchard, co-author of the best-seller The One Minute Manager.

Check out our Class Notes.

Deceased alumni and faculty.

Letters to the editor.

UMass people in the news.

New works by UMass Amherst alumni and faculty authors.

The new Business Innovation Hub at the Isenberg School of Management.