UMASS News & Events

UMass Amherst announced Thursday that it has received a gift of $21.5 million from the Elaine Nicpon Marieb Charitable Foundation.

Walking at least 7,000 steps a day reduced middle-aged people’s risk of premature death from all causes by 50% to 70%, compared to that of other middle-aged people who took fewer daily steps.

2022 marks the eighth straight year that UMass has been ranked as a top public university.

The Office of Equity and Inclusion will begin their year-long campus conversation speaker series with a talk by Jim Helling, LICSW, CMPC, titled “Building a Culture of Resilience for the UMass Community.” 

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