UMASS News & Events

Jianhan Chen, a UMass Amherst chemistry and biochemistry and molecular biology professor, has received a five-year, $2 million National Institutes of Health grant to support research in his computational biophysics lab.

Online bachelor’s degree programs at UMass Amherst rank 19th nationally, according to a survey released by U.S. News & World Report, which also listed the university 11th for online baccalaureate programs for veterans. 

Researchers, including a UMass Amherst postdoc, have created a gear-shaped photonic crystal microring that increases the strength of light-matter interactions without sacrificing optical quality.

The American Association for the Advancement of Science has elected two professors from UMass Amherst to the newest class of AAAS Fellows, among the most prestigious honors bestowed by the scientific community.

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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. 

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