UMass News and Events

UMASS News & Events

Chancellor Kumble Subbaswamy lauded Ellsberg’s devotion to public service, saying, “We honor you for a lifetime of truth-telling that demonstrates how dissent can be the highest form of patriotism and citizenship. We thank you for inspiring others to follow your example.”

The largest terrestrial carbon sink on Earth is the planet’s soil. One of the big fears is that a warming planet will liberate significant portions of the soil’s carbon, turning it into carbon dioxide (CO2) gas, and so further accelerate

New research led by Brian Yellen, research professor of earth, geographic, and climate sciences, shows that coastal habitats can thrive—but only if there’s enough sediment.

A new paper co-authored by Sanjay Nawalkha, professor of finance in the Isenberg School of Management, provides the first rigorous theoretical framework for the derivation of formulas for expected returns and risk measures of fixed incom

January 30, 12:00 a.m. – Apr 28, 11:59 p.m.

Augusta Savage Gallery

February 10

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Frederick C. Tillis Performance Hall

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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