UMASS News & Events

This year’s full brood of four fluffy, white peregrine falcon chicks received their regional markers and federal registry leg bands, which will allow biologists to track the falcons’ movements and histories over time.  

Nathaniel Whitaker, department head and professor of mathematics and statistics, has been named interim dean of the College of Natural Sciences at UMass Amherst, it was announced by Provost and Senior Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs

UMass Amherst astronomers help to reveal the black hole at the heart of the Milky Way. 

Food science students churned out seven unique flavors for students, faculty and Herrell’s Ice Cream & Bakery, with spicy pineapple margarita being named the winning flavor. 

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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.

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