UMASS News & Events

Under the hot, midday sun, state wildlife experts recently ascended to the top of the W.E.B. Du Bois Library to band four peregrine falcon chicks, marking the 35th year of peregrine falcon restoration efforts in Massachusetts.

The new UMass homepage suite is geared primarily toward prospective students and other outside audiences looking to learn about UMass.

UMass Amherst and Digital Ready, a Boston-based non-profit, have launched a groundbreaking new living learning lab to give talented, young Black and Latinx students from Boston Public Schools a no-cost head start to a STEM degree.

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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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