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: Telling the Refugee Story Digitally

October 25th - Dr. Claire Wardle (Research Director, Tow Center for Digital Journalism at Columbia University; Co-Founder, Eyewitness Media Hub) will consider the benefits and risks of disintermediation, or the way in which social media allow refugee advocacy organizations to reach audiences directly, rather than relying on news organizations as conduits. More >

Featured Event

Social Science Matters: Telling the Refugee Story Digitally

Communication Hub, 3rd Floor ILC

2016 Majors Fair

Campus Center Auditorium & 1st Floor Concourse
5.30pm to 7.30pm
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