UMass News and Events

UMASS News & Events

Attend events that celebrate Black history and culture run by student organizations, cultural centers, colleges and more.

The professor in the W.E.B. Du Bois Department of Afro-American Studies and prominent author, activist and scholar of Black history, who helped pioneer one of the nation’s first Afro-American studies departments, has died at age 81.

Using drones and thermal infrared imagery, UMass Amherst researchers show how best to restore wetlands—and why Massachusetts is leading the charge toward healthy ecosystems.

Results of the survey indicate that almost 80% of municipalities achieved savings by developing a CCE program, while 60% of standard CCE packages score better than the Massachusetts renewable energy requirement.

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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