UMass News and Events

UMASS News & Events

The university has been recognized by the U.S. Department of State as a Fulbright Top Producing Institution — one of the nation’s universities with the highest number of students, faculty and administrators selected for the prestigious Fulbright U.S. Student and Fulbright U.S. Scholar Programs for the 2023-24 academic year.

The five-year effort led by UMass Amherst will advance offshore wind energy designed to be reliable, resilient and equitable.

A new national UMass Amherst Poll examines Americans’ views on issues including race, immigration and abortion.

New research led by UMass Amherst engineers quantifies how the impact of poorly maintained roads disproportionately impacts residents across the state.

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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