The Political Economy Research Institute this week released "Decent Work in America," a report that includes the first index ever to rank all 50 states and the District of Columbia in terms of their climates for workers.
The second edition of "Economic Apartheid in America: A Primer on Economic Inequality and Insecurity" by Chuck Collins and Felice Yeskel with United for a Fair Economy and Class Action, has been published by The New Press.
Chemical Engineering professor Phillip R. Westmoreland is among the winners of this year’s David A. Shirley Award for outstanding scientific achievement at the Advanced Light Source of Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory in California.
At a time when the Internet has changed the nature of academic research, educating students about what constitutes plagiarism is a crucial element in preventing academic dishonesty, several campus educators told the Faculty Senate Oct. 20.
Over the next two weeks, unionized professional staff and classified supervisors at the Amherst campus and employees at other UMass campuses will choose whether to remain affiliated with the Service Employees International Union or to transfer to the Massachusetts Teachers Association.