Spring 2017 Funding Sources for Faculty Research

There are a variety of sources of funding to help support SBS faculty research. Read on for an extensive list of these funding sources and links to apply. Deadlines are coming up soon in the spring semester. More >


Melissa James ’10 Wins UMass Amherst Distinguished Alumni Award

Melissa James ’10 is president and CEO of The Tech Connection, a Boston-based recruitment firm that supports the professional development of diverse, underrepresented technical talent through individualized career planning and job placement.  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.



Intern Spotlight: Hae Young Hannah Yoo at the Boston Globe

"I learned the little things school can’t teach you, like how to talk to your boss, professionally but with personality, or when the appropriate time to crack a joke is. It seems trivial, but I don’t think there’s anything more important than relationships with people."  More >


The Imposter Syndrom: A Workshop

February 21, 2017, 7:00 PM, Campus Center 163C -  A workshop for undergraduates exploring why capable people suffer from the Imposter Syndrome and how to thrive in spite of it. Dr. Valerie Young, author of the award-winning book The Secret Thoughts of Successful Women: Why Capable People Suffer from the Imposter Syndrome and How to Thrive in Spite of it," will officiate. More >

Featured Event

The Imposter Syndrome: A Workshop

Campus Center 163C
7.00pm to 8.30pm

Sociology: What to do with it?

Cape Cod Lounge, Student Union
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