September 2, 2014 - 5:00pm to September 4, 2014 - 7:30pm

Modeling Emergence: Computer Simulation of Social Dynamics

A three-day workshop—Sept 2: 5-8 pm; Sept 3: 5-8 pm; Sept 4: 5:30-7:30 pm

September 6, 2014 - 12:00pm

SBS Day at Gillette Stadium

UMass Minutemen vs. University of Colorado Buffalos

September 10, 2014 - 6:30pm

Social Science Matters: Perspectives on Inequality—Vijay Prashad

"Letter to a Wound: The World We Live in Today," presented by Vijay Prashad

September 12, 2014 - 11:00am

Tenth Annual Faculty Convocation

Professor Michael Ash (economics and public policy) will be among the faculty honored for Accomplishments in Research and Creative Activity.

September 17, 2014 - 2:00pm to 5:00pm

ISSR Open House

Please join us in celebration. 

September 17, 2014 - 4:00pm

10th Annual Alfange Lecture in American Constitutionalism

"The Law of the Executive Branch: Presidential Power" presented by Dr. Louis Fisher, Scholar in Residence at the Constitution Project

September 23, 2014 - 5:30pm

UMass Women into Leadership Kick-Off Celebration

The UMass Amherst Political Science Department invites you to join them in launching UMass Women into Leadership (UWiL), an initiative designed to support women through training and education in becoming the next generation of public leaders.

September 29, 2014 - 4:00pm

Social Science Matters: Perspectives on Inequality—CPPA Panel

"Waging Democracy: The Politics and Process of Raising the Minimum Wage"

October 2, 2014 - 5:00pm

Social Science Matters: Perspectives on Inequality—Gamble Lecture: Thomas Piketty

Thomas Piketty, author of Capital in the 21st Century and perhaps the first to document the 20th-century fall and rise and rise of The One Percent, will deliver the Gamble Lecture.

October 15, 2014 - 11:30am

Social Science Matters: Perspectives on Inequality—Alice Goffman

"On the Run: Fugitive Life in an American City," presented by Alice Goffman, Assistant Professor of Sociology, University of Wisconsin-Madison.