News and Events

New Group for Alumni in Entertainment Is Formed

LA alumni in the entertainment industry understand the value of networking with each other and creating opportunities for student internships. So to seek each other out, they formed an alumni group.

Confronting Global Warming in India

Assistant Professor Carey Clouse (landscape architecture and regional planning) had a summer of community-based design engagement addressing climate change adaptation in Northern India, with support from SBS through the faculty research grant program.

Working with the Food Bank of Western MA

Resource Economics interns examine the formula that determines SNAP benefits in Western Massachusetts.

Kickin' It with Eliza

From Amherst, to Chestnut Hill, to Newton, to Cape Town, South Africa, Eliza Shirazi '13 (communication) is spreading her love of movement and music through cardio kickboxing and a Pilates dance based class.

Fall on Campus

What can be better than a brilliant fall day on campus?

Green Dreams for the Future

Nicole Forsyth '14, an environmental design major paying her own way through UMass, looks toward being a dominant figure in the Green Industry after graduation.

Studying Contemporary Labor Issues

Jasmine Kerrissey uses her sociological perspective to research labor movements.

Boston Symphony Hall Concert to Celebrate 150 Years of UMass

Tickets now on sale for Oct. 25 Stand for UMass: The Concert, featuring the University Orchestra, Minuteman Marching Band, Chamber Choir, Wind Ensemble, Saxophone Quartet, Jazz Ensemble and the UMass Dancers. 

UMass Economists Featured in Mother Jones Cover Story

The cover story in the September/October issue of Mother Jones features the research paper published in April by Thomas Herndon, Michael Ash, Robert Polli. Their work disputes the 2010 Reinhart-Rogoff study calling for austerity measures as a fix for the economy.

Young Journalism Alum Finds Dream Coming True

Less than a year after leaving UMass, Anna Meiler ’12 (journalism) found herself covering one of the biggest news stories to ever hit the area: the Boston Marathon bombings.