UMass News and Events

UMASS News & Events

The five-year, $30 million international Science and Technology Center based at UMass Amherst will focus on addressing the impacts of climate change, the threats to cultural places and the shift in our food systems.

Weber, internationally known for her research on systemically important prices, strategic price stabilization and what she calls “sellers’ inflation,” has been named to TIME’s list of emerging leaders from around the world.

New research from UMass Amherst is the first to examine entire tomato species, from tiny, hairy and terrible-tasting to large and sweet.

Comprehensive global analysis from UMass Amherst researcher Jamie Hartmann-Boyce offers evidence to reshape public health policies.

September 23

The University Museum is open Tue–Fri, 11:00–4:30; Sat & Sun 12:00–4:00; and until 8 p.m. on first Thursdays, when UMass is in session. 

September 28


Amherst Room, 10th Floor, Campus Center

News & Media Relations

The Office of News and Media Relations works closely with journalists and the campus community to tell the UMass Amherst story. We gather and promote newsworthy developments about the achievements of faculty, staff and students; the university's programs and policies; research discoveries; and community outreach efforts. 

Our team provides a variety of services: news releases, social media, video, photography, Inside UMass newsletter, crisis communication and reputation management, promotion of faculty expertise, and interview preparation.

Need to get in touch? Email us at