Impact and Achievement: The UMass Story

A special video series featuring outstanding UMass alumni, like authors Douglas Graham Purdy '94 and Thomas O'Malley '98.

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As the University of Massachusetts Boston conferred 4,144 degrees — undergraduate and graduate — the speakers celebrated the students for overcoming adversity and finishing programs while working full-time jobs and raising families.


UMass Medical School is expanding opportunities for its medical students by creating a new academic affiliation with Cape Cod Hospital.


The $300 million UMass Rising fundraising campaign at the University of Massachusetts Amherst has exceeded its goal more than a year ahead of schedule, the UMass Amherst Foundation Board announced today.


The unanimous decision to make Marty Meehan the next UMass president, made by the University of Massachusetts Board of Trustees, is good news for the university and the commonwealth it serves, writes the Cape Cod Times editorial board.


Take the UMass Impact Quiz

Will this be on the test? Absolutely. We’ve put together a fun, short quiz to help you learn more about the collective impact of generosity on our five campuses.