UMass News and Events

UMASS News & Events

Massachusetts businessman and philanthropist Robert L. Epstein ’67 has made a commitment of $1.5 million to establish the Robert L. Epstein Endowed Professorship in UMass Amherst’s Isenberg School of Management. 

Language development researcher Jill Hoover has begun recruiting children for a national study to advance the understanding of language and cognition in childhood language diso

On Monday, Sept. 19, at 7 p.m. EDT, 1992 Nobel Peace Prize Winner Rigoberta Menchú Tum will virtually deliver the keynote address for the 2022-23 UMass Amherst Feinberg Series.

The UMass Amherst community came together at the start of the fall semester this week to participate in the first-ever Justice, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (JEDI) conference, part of the university’s Belonging@UMass initiative, which

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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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