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  • 2016 ISSR Scholars with Facilitators Naomi Gerstel and Mary Fechner, and ISSR Director Laurel Smith-Doerr 
  • Nancy Kendall (U. Wisconsin/Madison) and Helen Schwartzman (Northwestern). October 9 2015: Meeting Ethnography 
  • Crowded house at ISSR's November 6 panel on Climate Change, Sustainability, and Social Science Research  

UMass Launches Inter-disciplinary Collaboration to Advance the "Science of Science"

Soft Materials for Life Sciences National Research Training Grant logo

On Friday, October 9 UMass celebrated the kickoff of the Soft Materials for Life Sciences National Research Training Program (SMLS-NRT), marking an exciting new approach to graduate training in the natural sciences and an important opportunity to build meaningful collaboration between the social and natural sciences at UMass. 

Thursday, October 22 | Field to Fork: Labor in the MA Food System

The Labor Center is hosting a one-day conference to discuss labor in the food system in Massachusetts, from farm workers to restaurant workers. Panels will include a broad range of worker organizations, government officials, immigrant rights folks, student activists, and more! Please join us from 9:00-4:00 at the UMass Campus Center's Amherst Room (10th floor). We'd love to have undergrads participate--please encourage your students to come!