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  • Taming Internet Complexity

    Computer Scientists aim to influence the Internet content ecosystem evolution

    Computer scientists Donald Towsley and Ramesh Sitaraman, with electrical and computer engineer Christopher Hollot and University of Minnesota computer scientist Zhi-li Zhang, aim to influence the... More

  • Student Achievement

    Examining policy effects on equity and performance

    At all levels of government across the United States, the debate over educational standards is hot. And UMass Amherst educational policy expert Kathryn McDermott’s research shows that in our... More

  • Networked Decision-Making

    Analyzing big data to understand complex social systems

    In our increasingly digital age, the collection, storage and analysis of large-scale data offer a window to the inner workings of our social world and collective interactions. At UMass Amherst,... More