October 20, 2014 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

ISSR Info Session: National Science Foundation Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grants

The UMass Graduate School Office of Professional Development and the Institute for Social Science Research present the National Science Foundation Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grants Info Session. Information will be provided on the types of dissertation research eligible for National Science Foundation grants and strategies for developing a competitive application. This information session will take place Monday, October 20, 2014 in the 5th-Floor Lounge of Goodell.

October 21, 2014 - 2:30pm to 4:30pm

Free ISSR Methodology Workshop: Intermediate SPSS

Designed for individuals with some previous experience with SPSS and those who need a refresher, the workshop will introduce participants to perform some psychometric tests for scales/indices used in social science and inferential hypothesis testing.

October 21, 2014 - 4:00pm

Presentation: Peter Barnes

Peter Barnes will speak about his latest book With Liberty and Dividends for All.

October 21, 2014 - 7:00pm

Inside the Criminal Justice System

A panel discussion composed of UMass alums with real experience in different aspects of the Criminal Justice system.

October 22, 2014 - 2:30pm to 3:30pm

Free ISSR Methodology Workshop: Bibliographies Made Easy

Students will learn services like Zotero, Ref Works, and Mendeley, and how to import citations from various sources into one place. These services also format bibliographies in dozens of styles. No special software installation on your own computer is required before attending this class.

October 22, 2014 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm

Graduate School Admissions Seminar & GRE Preview Class

Come and learn tips and strategies from a qualified Kaplan instructor to help improve your score and walk you step by step through each section of the exam. Sponsored by CMASS.

October 23, 2014 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Free ISSR Methodology Workshop: Introduction to Semi-Structured and Unstructured Interview Methods

The goal of this workshop is for participants to be able to recognize when to use semi-structured or unstructured interviews, and then be able to generate an efficient and effective line of questioning.

October 24, 2014 - 2:00pm

Brazil at the Crossroads: The Presidential Election of 2014

Timothy J. Power, comparative political scientist and director of the Brazilian Studies Programme at Oxford, will present his research in the Campus Center.

October 25, 2014 - 6:00am

Landscape Architecture NYC Bus Trip

Guided by Prof. Jack Ahern

October 25, 2014 - 1:00pm

7th Annual Cole Lecture in Contemporary Issues

"Flirting with Danger: Young Women's Reflections on Sexuality and Violence" presented by Prof. Lynn Phillips (communication) with special introduction by Prof. Sut Jhally (communication)