UMass Amherst: The Magazine for Alumni and Friends

Spring 2013

150 years of UMass



Beauty, Cravings, and Virtue
Our campus architecture


Dr. Julius Erving

Building Bigger and Smarter
UMass growing


The Sidewalk Historian

50 Years of Great Books
The University of Massachusetts Press
Evolution of a University
A timeline illustrates the story of UMass Amherst.
A Quiet Sort of Lad
The diaries of Herman Nash, Class of 1917, bring the campus of a century ago to life.
The Old Horse Barn
A historic building will link our agricultural past and future.
The Man Who Cultivated Mass Aggie
Under the banner of "art for all," Professor Frank A. Waugh energetically expanded the college's horizons.
Beauty, Cravings, and Virtue
Two professors explore our campus architecture..
The Boom Years
The campus comes of age in the 1960s.
Meet Me After Class
Today's students build timeless friendships.
Looking into the Future
UMass in 50 years.
Readers have their say.
Around the Pond
Building news. Olver retires. Theater Department turns 40. Junot Díaz visits. Senior class supports Old Chapel.
Sports Minutes
Go Aggies! Go Redmen! Go Minutewomen!
Science Notebook
Great discoveries from three centuries.
UMass People
Campus characters.
UMass Press Turns 50.
ZIP: Amherst, Mass.
Our feline history.
In Memoriam
A listing of recently deceased professors and alumni.




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UMass Celebrates its 150th


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