Call for Applications for Public Engagement Fellowships

Public Engagement Faculty Fellows will develop a plan tailored to their expertise and aspirations for reaching broader publics. Each fellow will receive technical training in communicating with non-academic audiences and other public engagement products. More >


Host a Student in our Job Shadowing Program

A new way to give back to SBS at UMass! Introduce an undergraduate to your profession through a one or two-day job-shadowing visit during winter break and make an impact on their career and professional development. More >


Social Science Matters

We are home to a broad range of approaches to social science, from purely theoretical and interpretive, to qualitative and quantitative research methods.  Our priority is to ensure that this exciting social science research connects with the public while showing the relevance of the social sciences to everyday lives and policy.



Internship Sparks Senior's Interest in Social Work

While many students choose to intern over the summer, some intern throughout the school year. Caitlin Verdi ’17 (sociology) is currently interning at Independence House, a resource center for victims and survivors located in Hyannis, MA. More >


Social Science Matters - Illegals Here, Refugees There, Crisis Everywhere: Journalism Tackles Immigration Into the US and EU

November 10th - Giovanna Dell'Orto, Associate Professor in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication and affiliated faculty in the Department of Political Science, will present. She specializes in how media cover migration on the southern borders in U.S. and Europe. This event is sponsored by the Department of Journalism. More >

Featured Event

SBS Tenure Luncheon

Amherst Room, Campus Center
11.30am to 2.00pm

SBS Shadows Information Session

Thompson 128

Food for Thought Lunch with Chris Coleman '94 (Legal Studies)

Location TBD - RSVP Required
12.00pm to 1.15pm
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