UMass News and Events

UMASS News & Events

Attend events that celebrate Black history and culture run by student organizations, cultural centers, colleges and more.

UMass Amherst Chancellor Search Committee Chair Victor Woolridge '80 announced the finalists on Feb. 1. Each candidate will visit campus in the coming weeks to meet with students, faculty, staff and community stakeholders.

Using drones and thermal infrared imagery, UMass Amherst researchers show how best to restore wetlands—and why Massachusetts is leading the charge toward healthy ecosystems.

The cross-campus effort by faculty at UMass Amherst and UMass Boston to diversify STEM culture at the graduate level is funded by a $499,972 Sloan Foundation Grant.

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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