UMass News and Events

UMASS News & Events

The largest cash donation in Isenberg history will attract and retain top faculty members, support impactful research and enhance the Berthiaume Center for Entrepreneurship.

The UMass Board of Trustees, acting on President Marty Meehan’s recommendation, has selected Dr. Javier Reyes to be the next chancellor of UMass Amherst. 

U.S. Rep. Jim McGovern, State Rep. Mindy Domb, UMass President Marty Meehan and Chancellor Kumble Subbaswamy will witness the naturalization ceremony, the centerpiece of two days of events and performances hosted by the university.

The new seal and brand mark fill gaps in UMass Amherst’s visual vocabulary, which originated when the previous university seal, a version of the Massachusetts state seal, was discontinued in 2011.

April 22

9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Southwest Residential Area

May 26

9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

McGuirk Alumni Stadium

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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