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UMass History

Summer 2018
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Massachusetts Agricultural College—UMass Amherst’s forebear—caused a sensation on the water.

Spring 2018

The example of W.E.B. Du Bois, born 150 years ago, is powerfully timeless.

Fall 2017

An Orchard Hill residence hall is named for an author who never quite existed.

Summer 2017
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We asked readers to share their memories of Old Chapel.

Fall 2016
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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.