Communication alum George Smith Jr.’02, Director of Digital Marketing, Remy Cointreau USA

George Smith Jr. is a social superstar.

Drawing on the diversity of his UMass Amherst education, George has used his social media expertise to help global brands engage with customers.  Here he is, in his own words.

https://profiles.umass.edu/video/george-smith-jr?_ga=2.46282151.1491725845.1601314529-1068933627.1509646283

By Carol Sharick
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Journalism alum Audie Cornish’01, of NPR’s All Things Considered

Audie Cornish has America’s ear.

Audie’s path to becoming the co-host of NPR’s signature program, All Things Considered, began with a daily radio newscast on WMUA at UMass Amherst.  Here she is, in her own words.

https://profiles.umass.edu/video/audie-cornish

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Carol Sharick Director of Career and Professional Development for Undergraduates, College of Social and Behavioral Sciences Carol Sharick
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UMass Amherst Journalism Dept. Public Relations Concentration

Public relations is a dynamic, complex and fast-paced industry with multiple career opportunities. The Public Relations concentration at UMass Amherst is designed to help you become a better communicator and strategic thinker, preparing you for professionally oriented careers working in …

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UMass Amherst Resource Economics Professor Angela de Oliveira Receives $205k NSF Grant to Study In-Kind Charitable Donations

Thursday, September 17, 2020

Angela de Oliveira, professor of experimental and public economics in the department of resource economics, has received a $205,000 standard grant from the National Science Foundation to study the motives, beliefs, and behaviors behind in-kind charitable …

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Reif Larsen ’18 (Landscape Architecture) takes classroom knowledge into the field at internship

— By Matthew Medeiros

This summer, Reif Larsen ’18 (landscape architecture) interned in the Burlington, VT offices of SE Group, a landscape architecture and planning firm that works on a range of projects, specializing in recreation planning and design for …

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Brittany Justin ’18 (Sociology) lays the foundation for graduate school with summer internship

— By Matthew Medeiros for the UMass Amherst College of Social & Behavioral Sciences

During Summer 2017, senior Brittany Justin (psychology/sociology) took another step in a lifelong path to her goal of working in the mental health profession. As …

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Kabir Thatte ’16 is following the drumbeat of politics

“Back in 2012 when I was trying to decide between majors, I was caught in between this huge web of do I go into sciences, do I go into liberal arts? And as I went through college, I loved political …

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Stephanie Murray has a story to tell

“My first internship was at the Lowell Sun in Lowell, MA. And my first article, it was going to rain in the middle of the week. And so I called up some local farmers to ask them if they were excited about …

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Behind the Leader: Sarah Carroll

We caught up with Sarah Carroll ‘18 to talk about the work she does on campus in a leadership capacity. Sarah is a peer advisor in the SBS Advising Resource Center, and co-manager of the UMass Minuteman Marching Band. She was …

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Behind the Leader: Michelle Chung

“I decided to come to UMass because of the major itself. The thing about SCD was the fact that it has sustainability built into the curriculum, and it’s at the crossroads of the social and scientific side of environmental work. …

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