Interdisciplinary Studies News

John smiles while standing in front of a house. On his back is a red backpack with a Corgi poking its head out.
Humans of UWW: Meet John Simbajon
Thirty-eight-year-old John Simbajon '21 is a father, veteran, and passport specialist.
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UMass Old Chapel in winter with snow on the ground. A ray of sunshine passes in front of it
Dean's Message: Great Senior Survey Results
Once again, UWW Interdisciplinary Studies is among the highest-performing departments at UMass Amherst.
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Meet Scholarship Winner Jennifer Quintana
Thirty-eight-year-old First Generation college student and single mother Jennifer Quintana has been awarded a UWW scholarship.
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Meet Scholarship Winner Joshua Mauro
Forty-five-year-old First Generation college student and father Joshua
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Meet Scholarship Winner Daisy Ash
Twenty-nine-year-old First Generation college student Daisy Ash has been
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Meet Scholarship Winner Ariana Del Monaco
Thirty-two-year-old Ariana Del Monaco is a First Generation college student
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Meet Scholarship Winner Mariya-Yeva Tsapenko
Thirty-year-old interdisciplinary studies student Mariya-Yeva Tsapenko was
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Mariya-Yeva stands outside at dusk and smiles with buildings behind her. She has a floral top
Humans of UWW: Meet Samantha Fried
Thirty-eight-year-old Samantha Fried '21 is a learning support specialist
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Humans of UWW: Meet Carol McShane
Eighty-one-year-old Carol McShane '11 is a First Generation college
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Carol stands indoors with her coworker in front of a window reading Eagle Brook. They are behind a display of candles and flowers