Election season brought extensive media coverage to UMass Poll, which combines Internet polling technology with leading expertise. "The students were so excited that the media were so interested in this," says Brian Schaffner, director of UMassPoll and chair of the Political Science Department. "I think the news interest underscored for them the importance of this activity, so it has enriched the experience. I also think it was great exposure for UMass and the awesome things students have the opportunity to do here!" And click here to read more about UMass Poll.
WGBY-57: "Connecting Point", 11/1/12
Brian Schaffner, director of the UMassPoll and chair of the Political Science Department, and three students were featured on the PBS TV show "Connecting Point" (Channel WGBY 57) just prior to the National Election on November 6. The segment begins at about the 10:15 mark.