Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Longtime journalism professor Howard Ziff dies at 81

By William Perkins

April 11, 2012

Filed under Campus News, News

Howard Ziff, the founder of the University of Massachusetts’ journalism program whose lessons in reporting, writing, literature and philosophy touched the lives of legions of his pupils, died early yesterday at the Fisher Ho...

Congressman gets Frank with UMass students on politics

By Michelle Williams

February 16, 2010

Filed under Campus News

Photos courtesy Hollis Smith and Caitlin Coughlan / The Amherst Wire On Feb. 16, the Student Union Ballroom located on the campus of the University of Massachusetts was filled with students, residents and constituents eager to hear from guest speaker Congressman Barney Frank. Three lounge chairs next to the stacks of Frank’s new biography set the stage for the event, with UMass journalism professor Ralph Whitehead interviewin...