UMass Touts Small Bump In Rankings

U.S. News says UMass is the 29th best public university in the country. This puts UMass on top of all public universities in New England except for UConn, which is ranked 19th.

Amherst College Students Study Sophocles And War

An Amherst College English class this fall called, The Narrative of Suffering, veers from the likes of the Book of Job and King Lear. The change happened after the professor heard countless stories in the news about struggling veterans from the Iraq and Afghanistan wars. So, he decided to weave contemporary combat trauma into the curriculum.