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Research Reveals Standardized Tests Have Negative Impact on Parents' Civic Engagement
UMass Amherst historian Barbara Krauthamer sitting in her office
Esteemed historian pieces together untold stories of slavery in the Americas
Kathryn McDermott with two of her students in the classroom
Examining policy effects on equity and performance
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Network viisualization of political action committee contributions to candidates
Analyzing big data to understand complex social systems
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Technology developed at UMass Amherst will help the visually impaired navigate Boston subway
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The Interdisciplinary Studies Institute Takes Faculty on an 'Intellectual Adventure'
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UMass researchers study the impacts as Massachusetts gets ready to roll the dice
UMass Professor James Theroux and Students in the Classroom.
A new center raises UMass Amherst's entrepreneurial capacity