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UMass History

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UMass archivists shine a light on the past

Winter 2020

Protecting ourselves from pandemics—through the ages

Winter 2020
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Transformative leader’s name lives on, and more

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An opportunity to tell your story through a favorite photo or object

Spring 2020
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Remembering longtime GE CEO
Jack Welch '57

Spring 2020
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Daniel Ellsberg brings his archive—and activism—to UMass

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.