The Wellspring Collaborative, an innovative economic development organization in Springfield co-directed by Fred Rose, lecturer at the Center for Public Policy and Administration, has received two new grants totaling $70,000.
In the New York Times Opinion Pages' "Room for Debate" (October 15), Prof. Joya Misra (sociology and public policy), editor of the journal Gender & Society, speaks out about "Freezing Plans for Motherhood and Staying on the Job."
Nia Decaille ’15 (journalism, legal studies) sat in the lobby of the fourth floor of the Integrative Learning Center on Thursday, October 9, 2014 with fellow journalism majors awaiting the arrival of the UMass system president Robert Caret.
Samalid Hogan ’03 (economics/Spanish) is launching CoWorkSpringfield!, an initiative dedicated to creating a diverse peer support network of entrepreneurs while offering a professional coworking space in downtown Springfield, Massachusetts.
A story by Eric Bosco '15 (journalism) and Kayla Marchetti '14 (communication/journalism), published on the front page of the Sunday Boston Globe on September 28, 2014, revealed circumstances surrounding the death of a UMass student due to an overdose of heroin.
Don't miss our newly launched "Social Science Matters" section of the website. Faculty doing research in all areas of SBS are featured in video and Q&As about how their research relates to the world at large.