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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. 
Cheer for UMASS!
Get ready for UMass Football and Tailgate fun at McGuirk and Gillette Stadiums.
Homecoming 2014
Join the celebrations on campus from September 22-28. Gather with alumni and friends to enjoy fun activities, great food, music and lots of UMass pride!
Integrative Learning Center Opens to Students
Located in the heart of campus, the new Integrative Learning Center provides state-of-the-art classrooms as well as space for several academic programs including Communications, Journalism and Linguistics.
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Alumnus State Trooper saves young lives
Massachusetts State Trooper Danny Katz has extended his philosophy of helping people, dating back to when he was a freshman at UMass Amherst, to donating bone marrow and stem cells to cancer patients.
UMass Amherst ranked among Top 30 Public Universities
The University of Massachusetts Amherst now ranks among the nation’s Top 30 public universities, moving up 10 spots during the past year in the 2015 Best Colleges guide released today by U.S. News & World Report.

Upcoming Events

Foxborough & Amherst, MA - Football Tailgates: Gillette & McGuirk Stadiums
Aug 30, 2014 

Celebrate the return of UMass Football to Amherst!  Bring your friends and family to the pre-game celebrations at the Football Tailgate Tents at McGuirk and Gillette Stadiums for all home games.
Amherst, MA - Celebrating 40 Years with the Student Legal Services Office
Oct 17, 2014 2:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Join the Student Legal Services Office (SLSO) to celebrate 40 years of lawyers advocating for students' rights at UMass.
Amherst, MA - Food Science Alumni Weekend
Nov 07, 2014 7:00 PM

The Department of Food Science is excited to welcome you back to campus for their Alumni Weekend!
Boston, MA - Finance Alumni Speaker: Warren Isabelle '81
Oct 02, 2014 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM

Join the UMass Amherst Finance Alumni Network to hear Warren Isabelle '80 MS, for his keynote, Adapting to Changes in Career & Industry.
Barnstable, MA - Tour of Long Pasture Wildlife Sanctuary and Luncheon
Oct 14, 2014 10:00 AM to 2:30 PM

Join the Cape Cod Alumni Network to explore the "million dollar view" of the Long Pasture Wildlife Sanctuary.
Washington, D.C. - Fall Happy Hour & Networking Event
Oct 16, 2014 6:00 PM

Join the UMass D.C. Alumni Network for a happy hour with networking at the lively Blackfinn Ameripub.
Holden, MA - Mechanical & Industrial Engineering Alumni Breakfast
Oct 17, 2014 7:00 AM to 9:00 AM

Reconnect with MIE alumni and hear all the latest news from the College of Engineering during our annual MIE Alumni Breakfast.
Boston, MA - UMass Legal Alumni Network: An Evening with Alumni Justices
Oct 16, 2014 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM

Our Legal Alumni Network presents a panel of UMass alumni who serve as distinguished  members of the judiciary.  Please join us for the second event of the new UMass Amherst Legal Alumni Network!
Newton, MA - Industrial Engineering Operations Research Reunion
Oct 18, 2014 6:30 PM to 10:30 PM

Join co-hosts Pat (Donaldson) Riordan '79, Steve Shray '79 and fellow Industrial Engineering Operations Research alumni from the late 70s and early 80s for an evening of good food and conversation.
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