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Finding His Place at UMass Amherst
As an undergrad at UMass Amherst, Tenzin Thargay '18 took advantage of the Five College Consortium while pursuing dual majors in political science and Chinese.
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A Modern Farming Education
At the Stockbridge School of Agriculture, Camille Henry '20 gained hands-on skills in sustainable food and farming in preparation for running her family farm.
News and Events
UMass Amherst is pleased to announce the creation of a seed fund by anonymous donors to support research of quantum information systems, including an anonymous lead gift in the amount of $5 million.?
A $2 million gift to the Elaine Marieb College of Nursing will create a new comprehensive mentoring and scholarship program to enhance diversity and inclusion within the college.
Arwen Staros Duffy, currently assistant vice president for development at the University of Southern California (USC), has been named vice chancellor for advancement at UMass Amherst. Duffy will begin her new position Nov. 15, 2021.
New research?reveals,?not only that the coastal Northeast is heating faster than most regions of North America, but that this heating is linked to drastic alterations in the ocean and atmospheric conditions?over the North Atlantic.