News and Events

Ash Receives Award for Research and Creative Activity

At the tenth annual Faculty Convocation in September Michael Ash, chair of the Department of Economics, was among the recipients of the 2014 Award for Outstanding Accomplishments in Research and Creative Activity.

Green Growth Report for the U.S. Released

Groundbreaking report quantifies the investment and technology deployment needed for the U.S. to avoid the consequences of climate change.

The Motherhood Penalty vs. the Fatherhood Bonus

Michelle Budig's research on the parenthood pay gap goes viral.

Chilton to Present Talks on Heritage Studies in Madrid & Paris

Prof. Elizabeth Chilton (anthropology), founding director of the Center for Heritage & Society (CHS), has been invited to present at international conferences in Madrid and Paris.

College Presidents Honor Cooks for Civic Engagement

Leda Cooks, professor of communication, receives the 2014 Thomas Ehrlich Civically Engaged Faculty Award from Campus Compact.

Sociologists Receive NSF Grants

Michelle Budig and Enobong (Anna) Branch receive NSF grants totaling nearly $400,000 to study entrepreneurship, employment and income.

Wooten Discusses Underprivileged Children

Melissa Wooten (sociology) was tapped by WalletHub, which has rated 2014′s Best and Worst States for Underprivileged Children, to share her expertise.

Rosa Appears on MSNBC's ‘Melissa Harris-Perry Show’

As a guest panelist Assistant Professor Jonathan Rosa (anthropology) discussed issues of race and race-related developments in the news.

Integrative Learning Center is in Operation!

The long awaited Integrative Learning Center (ILC), new home for Communication, Journalism, Linguistics and Film Studies, is now occupied and open for business.

SBS Day at Gillette

This September 6 is SBS Day at Gillette Stadium when the UMass Minutemen meet the University of Colorado Buffalos.

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