• This award is given annually to two innovative and exceptional SBS staff.  Continue Reading >>

  • Picture of Stephanie Chan and Timothy Marple

    Junior Stephanie Chan and senior Timothy Marple, both political science, are being recognized for their significant contributions to political science research. Continue Reading >>

  • Joya Misra (sociology/public policy) is one of seven scholars around the country working on a new $750,000 National Science Foundation project that will examine whether male & female university faculty have dramatically different workloads.

  • UMass Alumna Beth Segers with kids in the Pie R Squared tutoring program sitting in a booth

    Beth Segers '81 launched Pie R Squared, a tutoring program for students anywhere from 3rd to 12th grade, after realizing there was a great need for math support outside of the classroom. Continue Reading>>

  • Deeply Green: The campus’s new Design Building is a model of sustainable architecture

Introducing the School of Public Policy

Formerly the Center for Public Policy & Administration, the School of Public Policy (SPP) will support new curricular programs, research collaborations, connections beyond campus, and opportunities for external funding and investments. The school will be led by Interim Director, Charlie Schweik.

Seeking Director of School of Public Policy

The founding director will help to lead a faculty hiring strategy, elevate the visibility of SPP as a national and international hub for policy debates, and create multi-disciplinary programs that prepare students for lifelong engagement with public issues.  Full description and application