UMASS News & Events

At the most recent U.S. Open Championship, one of four major golf championships, University of Massachusetts Amherst alumni, students and employees helped make sure that the event was a huge success, according to officials at The Country Club in Brookline, where the tournament was held.

The study led by researchers from the UMass Comparative Primatology Lab details how hair microbiome – the collection of microbes, such as bacteria, fungi, viruses and their genes that naturally live on and inside our bodies – differs bet

New research from Tufts University School of Medicine, UMass Amherst and UMass Chan Medical School aims to reduce opioid deaths among this vulnerable population.

Matthew Westgate, associate professor and director of wind studies at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, has been named chair of the Department of Music and Dance, effective July 2022.

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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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