UMass News and Events

UMASS News & Events

Jim Kurose has been challenged to explain the internet to 5 different people; a child, a teen, a college student, a grad student, and an expert.

A dozen UMass Amherst researchers representing a wide range of disciplines have been recognized as among the world’s most highly cited researchers in 2022.  

Commencement for this coming spring at UMass Amherst has been re-envisioned to celebrate the entire Class of 2023—both undergraduate and graduate students—at one ceremony on Friday, May 26, 2023 at 9 a.m. at McGuirk Alumni Stadium.

Yu Chen, associate professor of biomedical engineering, is the principal investigator on a grant to UMass Amherst from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) that will develop a groundbreaking optical coherence tomography device for the

December 7

12:00 a.m. – 11:59 p.m.

University Museum of Contemporary Art

December 8

6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Old Chapel

December 21

7:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.


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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