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Studying Contemporary Labor Issues

Jasmine Kerrissey uses her sociological perspective to research labor movements.

Boston Symphony Hall Concert to Celebrate 150 Years of UMass

Tickets now on sale for Oct. 25 Stand for UMass: The Concert, featuring the University Orchestra, Minuteman Marching Band, Chamber Choir, Wind Ensemble, Saxophone Quartet, Jazz Ensemble and the UMass Dancers. 

UMass Economists Featured in Mother Jones Cover Story

The cover story in the September/October issue of Mother Jones features the research paper published in April by Thomas Herndon, Michael Ash, Robert Polli. Their work disputes the 2010 Reinhart-Rogoff study calling for austerity measures as a fix for the economy.

Young Journalism Alum Finds Dream Coming True

Less than a year after leaving UMass, Anna Meiler ’12 (journalism) found herself covering one of the biggest news stories to ever hit the area: the Boston Marathon bombings.

LARP to Work with Springfield on Pedestrian Safety

The Department of Landscape Architecture and Regional Planning is working with a Springfield neighborhood to make it more pedestrian friendly

Energy Department Chief of Staff Knows His Climate Science

Two days after Kevin Knobloch '78 (journalism) joined the DOE in June, climate policy became one of the biggest priorities of the current administration.

SBS Alumni Football Day: Discounted Tickets

Mark your calendars! On November 2 the Minutemen take on the Northern Illinois Huskies at Gillette Stadium. SBS alumni can enjoy discounted tickets.

Scholarship Applications Now Available

Deadlines approaching for two SBS undergraduate scholarships

UMass Garden Calendar Now Available

UMass Garden Calendar makes a great gift. Order today!

Post-Oil City Exhibit makes U.S. Premier at Gateway City Arts in Holyoke

A free exhibition, presented by the UMass Department of Landscape Architecture and Regional Planning, the Institute for Foreign Cultural Relations (ifa), and the Goethe-Institut Boston, draws from past utopian ideas and contrasts them to current sustainable planning projects across the globe.