Seven SBS Faculty Named Innovation Fellows

The Innovate@ symposia providies faculty with training in the latest instructional technologies while building a community of scholars who will contribute to a campus innovation think tank throughout the academic year and beyond. 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: Immigration Attitudes - Intersection of Race, Ethnicity, Gender & Voting/Partisanship

October 20th - Jane Junn, Professor of Political Science at the University of Southern California, will present on immigration attitudes. Her research articles on political behavior, public opinion, racial and ethnic politics, the politics of immigration, gender and politics, and political identity have appeared in journals including Perspectives on Politics, The DuBois Review, Politics & Gender, American Politics Research, and the American Behavioral Scientist.  More >

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