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.
Massachusetts Commemoration of the National Centennial Celebration of the Cooperative Extension System
With special recognition of a century of educational support for immigrant farmers in Massachusetts.
"Waging Democracy: The Politics and Process of Raising the Minimum Wage"
The Journalism Department will welcome six distinguished alums back to UMass for the All-Star Alumni Panel. These alums will also speak to various classes.
There will be a buffet dinner with the alums for the first 70 journalism majors to register by completing this online form.
Attending students should dress up, as one would for an interview. They will have a chance for one-on-one conversation with the alums below!
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.
"Participatory Visual Research for Food Justice Youth Development"
Presented by the Methodology Consulting Group at the Center for Research on Families at University of Massachusetts Amherst.
"On the Run: Fugitive Life in an American City," presented by Alice Goffman, Assistant Professor of Sociology, University of Wisconsin-Madison.