The College of Information and Computer Sciences publishes two newsletters, Significant Bits and Alum Matters. For a free subscription or to submit news items, please email us at Please provide mailing address with subscription requests.

Significant Bits

The computer science newsletter, Significant Bits, is published bi-annually to keep alumni, industry, academia, government, and UMass Amherst employees abreast of the research and teaching activities of the College of Information and Computer Sciences.  Prior to Spring 1999, the newsletter was known as Loose Change.

Alum Matters

Read our semi-annual Alumni Newsletter insert, Alum Matters, to keep current on the latest Alumni news. Alum Matters is included in the computer science newsletter, Significant Bits