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UMass Amherst is a member of the Five College Consortium. Name any of the other members.
In what year (within 10 years) was the University established?
What was the original name of the University?
Name any of the Residential Areas on campus.


UMass has several other campuses across Massachusetts. Name the town or city of any of these campuses.
Name any of the towns that border Amherst.

Name the county Amherst is located in.

What is the name of the daily newspaper published at UMass Amherst?
UMass Amherst is home to the tallest library in North America. For which American sociologist, historian, writer, and civil rights activist is this library named?
UMass Amherst is home to the DEFA Film Library, the only archive and study collection in the United States of films from what former country?
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What is the name of the mascot for UMass Amherst?
What are the athletic teams named?

Name any two of the three school colors.

Which NCAA Division I Conference is UMass Amherst part of?

Nobel Laureate Russell Alan Hulse is an alumnus of UMass Amherst. He won for the discovery of the first binary pulsar. In what field did he receive his Nobel Prize?
Jack Welch is an alumnus of UMass Amherst (where he studied chemical engineering). Which company was he chairman and CEO of from 1981 to 2001?
Julius 'Dr. J' Erving is an alumnus of UMass Amherst. Name any of the NBA or ABA teams he played for.
Name the UMass Amherst alumna who is known for hit songs such as 'Our Love', 'This Will Be', and 'Inseparable'.
Bill Pullman is a UMass Amherst alumnus who has acted in many films and TV shows. One of his early notable roles was that of Lone Starr in what satirical movie?
Jonathan Quick played collegiate hockey at UMass Amherst. What NHL team does he play for?

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