UMASS News & Events

NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope just finished taking its widest-ever near-infrared image of the universe, an area almost seven times the size of our moon.

A Boston biotechnology company has joined the Innovation and Collaboration Space (ICS) community on the Mount Ida Campus of UMass Amherst.

An international team led by UMass Amherst food and environmental virologist Matthew Moore has received a $750,000 USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) partnership grant to develop and test portable, rapid biosensors ca

UMass Amherst Chancellor Kumble Subbaswamy, under whose leadership the commonwealth’s flagship campus experienced a decade of unprecedented success and momentum, today announced that he will retire at the end of June 2023.

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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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