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 UMass Alumni Elected to State Government
UMass alumni are making a difference in the Massachusetts House and Senate. Following recent elections, 19 alumni will hold a public office in 2015, serving constituents across the Bay State.
 
Give the Gift of UMass Pride with a UMass License Plate
Your holiday shopping has never been easier! Order a UMass plate today at www.massrmv.com or visit your local MassDOT/RMV branch. Proceeds benefit scholarships and programs and the special plate fee is tax deductible. 
We've Made Changes!
Based on a multi-generational survey of our alumni, we are making changes to our communications, online directory, career services, volunteer opportunities and alumni networks to better match interests and increase the ongoing value of the UMass experience. 
Virtual Autopsy
The Anatomage tables, acquired by the Kinesiology department at UMass Amherst, provide a virtual dissection device that displays virtual cadavers generated from over 10,000 high-resolution images. 
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Naming People and Objects in Baby’s First Year May Offer Learning Benefits Years Later
Lisa Scott and colleagues at UMass Amherst report that talking to babies in their first year, in particular naming things, can help them make connections between what they see and hear, and these learning benefits can be seen as much as five years later.
Governor-elect Charlie Baker Visits UMass Amherst Campus
The governor-elect met with university officials, faculty and students during his first visit to the Amherst campus since his election.

Upcoming Events

Boston, MA - UMass Men's Basketball Season Game Watches
When
Dec 20, 2014 

Looking to get pumped up with fans of UMass men's basketball, but can't make the game? Come out to The Point, where fans in the Boston area come to cheer on their Minutemen.
Providence, RI - UMass vs. Providence Basketball Pre-game Gathering
When
Dec 20, 2014 11:30 AM

Join Providence area alumni to cheer on the UMass Men's Basketball team as they take on the Providence College Friars at the Dunkin Donuts Center.
Washington, DC - Spirited Policy Networking
When
Jan 13, 2015 5:30 PM

Join the Center for Public Policy and Administration and fellow DC area alumni for this annual event.
Boston, MA - Financial Fitness in the New Year
When
Jan 15, 2015 6:00 PM

The Greater Boston Network and the Boston Finance Network invite you to an informative and interactive panel discussion on ways to keep financially fit.
Orange County, CA - UMass vs. URI Men's Basketball Game Watch
When
Jan 17, 2015 11:30 AM

Join Orange County alumni and get pumped up for UMass Basketball as we take over O'Connell's Sports Pub & Grille to watch the Minutemen take on the Rhode Island Rams!
North Andover, MA –  UMass Hockey vs. Merrimack College Pre-game Gathering & Game
When
Jan 23, 2015 5:30 PM

UMass hockey fans are invited to come and cheer on the Minutemen as they take on the Merrimack College Warriors on their home ice!
San Francisco, CA – Celtics vs. Warriors Basketball Game
When
Jan 25, 2015 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Come out to watch the Celtics take on the Golden State Warriors, one of the hottest teams in the NBA!
St. Louis, MO - UMass vs. SLU Basketball and Pre-game Gathering
When
Jan 31, 2015 1:00 PM

Join the St. Louis Alumni Network for an afternoon of exciting men's basketball as the UMass Minutemen take on the St. Louis University Billikens at the Chaifetz Arena.
Amherst, MA- Grupo Corpo
When
Feb 24, 2015 7:30 PM

The electrifying Brazilian contemporary dance company Grupo Corpo combines the sensuality of Afro-Brazilian dance forms, the liquid swing of jazz and the technical prowess of ballet, with energy to burn.
Amherst, MA - Academy of St. Martin in the Fields with Jeremy Denk
When
Mar 28, 2015 8:00 PM

Pianist and conductor Jeremy Denk explores Bach in a concert with the renowned Academy of St. Martin in the Fields. 
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