UMass News and Events

UMASS News & Events

Chancellor Reyes was among a select group of higher education leaders invited to speak at the White House event, hosted by Neera Tanden, White House domestic policy advisor, and Miguel Cardona, secretary of education.

Called a “Paper House,” the modular, 500-square-foot, high-performance, net zero, low carbon house is designed and built by the students in the UMass DesignBuild class.

The archive of 2,500-3,000 glass plate negatives was gifted to local photographer and UMass alumna Terri Cappucci in July 2019 and was donated to the Robert S. Cox Special Collections and University Archives Research Center in July 2023.

Each 10% increase in airborne particulate matter in rural counties causes monthly suicide rates to rise by 1.5% on average, according to Jamie T. Mullins, associate professor of resource economics and co-author of the study.

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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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