Slideshow: New Student Convocation and World's Largest New England Clambake

  • The Minuteman Marching Band plays at UMass Amherst New Student Convocation
  • Student Government President Vinayak Rao addresses the UMass Amherst Class of 2018
  • New UMass Amherst students attend Convocation for the Class of 2018
  • Deans and administrators at UMass Amherst New Student Convocation
  • Chancellor Kumble R. Subbaswamy addresses students at UMass Amherst New Student Convocation
  • The Minuteman Marching Band plays at UMass Amherst New Student Convocation
  • Carol Barr, Vice Provost for Undergraduate and Continuing Education. addresses the Class of 2018 at UMass Amherst New Student Convocation
  • The Class of 2018 at UMass Amherst New Student Convocation
  • The Minuteman Marching Band leads the UMass Amherst Class of 2018 in formation for the class photo
  • Members of the UMass Amherst Amherst Class of 2018 spell out the letters UM for the class photo
  • Members of the UMass Amherst Amherst Class of 2018 spell out the letters UM for the class photo
  • Members of the UMass Amherst Amherst Class of 2018 spell out the letters UM for the class photo
  • Members of the UMass Amherst Amherst Class of 2018 spell out the letters UM for the class photo
  • Over 3,000 New England clambake dinners were served to students and other members of the UMass Amherst Community
  • Students enjoying the New England clambke dinner on the lawn in front of the Isenberg School of Management
  • Chancellor Kumble R. Subbaswamy helped serve some of the record-breaking clambake dinners
  • Over 3,000 New England clambake dinners were served to students and other members of the UMass Amherst Community
  • Over 3,000 New England clambake dinners were served to students and other members of the UMass Amherst Community
  • Over 3,000 New England clambake dinners were served to students and other members of the UMass Amherst Community
  • Over 3,000 New England clambake dinners were served to students and other members of the UMass Amherst Community
  • Adjudicator Philip Robertson from Guinness World Records congratulates Chancellor Kumble Subbaswamy on UMass Amherst setting the world record for largest New England clambake.
  • UMass Dining Services staff with the certificate for world's largest New England clambake presented by Guinness World Records

    The Class of 2018 was welcomed to campus at the New Student Convocation. The class then formed the letters UM to take their class picture, and the campus and community set a world record for the largest New England clambake.

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