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How to Prepare an ISSR or CRF Scholars Proposal

Tuesday, December 12, 2017 - 12:30pm to 2:00pm
ISSR Lab - E20 Machmer Hall
Led by Center for Research on Families (CRF) Director Maureen Perry-Jenkins and Institute for Social Science Research (ISSR) Director Laurel Smith-Doerr, prospective applicants for the faculty Scholars Programs at CRF and ISSR will receive guidance on the application process, which program to apply to, and what reviewers will be looking for in competitive applications for the spring 2017 application deadline. Registration required.

RESCHEDULED | Sites Unseen: Industrial Hazards, Systemic Risk, and the Remaking of American Cities

Wednesday, February 7, 2018 - 11:30am to 1:00pm
919 Thompson Hall | UMass Amherst
This talk examines the interplay of urban demography, industrialization and risk management to identify local mechanisms driving socio-environmental change. Dr. Frickel is the Director of Graduate Studies at the Institute at Brown for Environment and Society, specializing in research and teaching on the intersections of nature, knowledge and politics.