November 12, 2014 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

Book Reading: Unequal Time: Gender, Class, and Family in Employment Schedule

Please join us in celebrating the release of a new book 
by UMass professors and Center for Research on Families Scholars Dan Clawson and Naomi Gerstel. 

November 13, 2014 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm

Free ISSR Methodology Workshop: Protecting Your Data in the Field

Wondering about the Cloud? Dropbox? UDrive? How safe is your computer when you are using free WiFi? In this workshop OIT staff will show various options for backing up data and keeping it secure when you are doing research away from campus.

November 13, 2014 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

SBS Four @ Four Faculty & Staff Celebration

A social gathering celebrating SBS faculty and staff over hors d'oeuvres and cocktails, featuring "slam" research presentations!

November 17, 2014 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Lifting Up Low-Wage Work: Global Perspectives

STPEC and CHC co-sponsor a Special Topic Talk in Social Thought and Political Economy.

November 18, 2014 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Free ISSR Methodology Workshop: Feminist/Queer Perspectives on Methods

The ISSR brings together experts from women and gender studies, sociology, science studies, economics, political science and history to discuss challenges in studying gender/sexuality/identity with different research methods.

November 18, 2014 - 3:00pm to 6:00pm

Preparing for Tenure Workshop Dinner

 Preparing for Tenure Workshop Dinner for SBS Assistant Professors. Cocktails to follow.

November 19, 2014 - 6:00pm

A Salute to Service

Join with UMass Amherst to honor those who exemplify good citizenship through their exceptional achievements.

December 1, 2014 - 12:15pm to 1:15pm

CPPA Faculty Colloquium: Julie Caswell Presents "Using Information Policy to Change Food Markets"

Please join us for the final CPPA Faculty Colloquium talk ot the semester. Associate Dean for Education and Student Development Julie Caswell (resource economics) will present her research.

December 5, 2014 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm

Free ISSR Methodology Workshop: How to Prepare a Scholars Proposal

Led by CRF Director Maureen Perry-Jenkins and ISSR Director Laurel Smith-Doerr, prospective applicants for the faculty Scholar's programs at CRF and ISSR will receive guidance on the application process, which program to apply to, and what reviewers will be looking for in competitive applications for the spring 2015 application deadline.

December 13, 2014 (All day)

Spring 2015 Public Engagement Fellowships Deadline for Applications

Faculty: Don't miss out on this opportunity to apply for the Public Engagement Project's pilot fellowship program, the 2015 Public Engagement Fellowships, an initiative made possible by generous support from the Deans of College of Social and Behavioral Sciences and the College of Natural Sciences.