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Class of 1970
Homecoming 2020 Class of 1970 Celebration Toast & Trivia Night REGISTER FOR HOMECOMING https://www.umassalumni.com/s/1640/rd17/interior.aspx?sid=1640&gid=2&pgid=6891&cid=11525&...
BDIC Advising
BDIC Peer Advisors are a team of undergraduate student advisors who work collaboratively to provide skilled guidance and support for fulfilling the BDIC curriculum requirements along  your academic...
Bachelor's Degree Individual Concentration 2020
Watch our 2020 Graduate Tribute on YouTube.
You did it! Congrats 2020 Graduates!
 Congratulations to each of you in the BDIC Class of 2020. Each of you includes you the students of BDIC, but also congratulations to your families, friends, and colleagues. We know that they have...
BDIC Celebrates 50 Years!
  Faculty, staff, students and alumni will mix and mingle for the first of three events celebrating 50 years of Bachelor's Degree with Individual Concentration! Current majors will present posters...
New Online Courses for Spring 2020
  Bachelor's Degree with Individual Concentration will be offering a diverse array of classs online for Spring 2020! In addition to student favorites like The Paranormal: Ways of Thinking About the...
BDIC 350 Junior Year Writing
The department is proud to announce that our fall 2019 junior year  writing course will be taught by award winning author Molly B. Burnham.  A native of Washington DC, Molly grew up in the early...
Yulia Suvorova
Yulia Suvorova ’20, Sustainable Fashion Suvorova’s mother taught her how to sew when she was young, and Yulia immediately developed a love for creating clothing. When she applied to colleges, the...
Julie Madhavi
Julie Mahdavi recently earned her master’s degree in fashion studies at Parsons, The New School for Design, in New York City. Her graduate research included issues surrounding faith-based dress when...
Alex Bienvenue
Alex Bienvenue, Viticulture and Oenology, has accepted a position as vineyard manager at Thousand Islands Winery in Alexandria Bay, New York. He is also featured in the alumni section. Eli Briskin,...
Juan Martinez-Munoz - Class of 2018
Dempsey Award: The Dempsey Award was established many years ago by BDIC alumnus, John Dempsey, for the purpose of enhancing the scope of BDIC students’ educational experiences. The awards are made on...
Boston startup rocking socks of customers, students, homeless
Check out this article by Machaela Johnston about our savvy BDIC students and their new startup! http://dailyfreepress.com/2016/03/24/feat-socks-boston-startup/
An Alumni's Take on BDIC!
Will Sylvester graduated with a BDIC Concentration in Cultural and Social Filmmaking in 2011. Listen to what he has to say about how BDIC prepared him! http://bcove.me/f046a1n7
The First in the BDIC Fall Lecture Series
On October 21st, 2015, BDIC sponsored a lecture by two UMass Amherst graduates who shared their stories with BDIC students. Kate Cessna, 2008, and Erica Mattison, 2003, are both currently practicing...
WEINDRUCH SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENT - JAMES GREENWOOD
James Greenwood, 2012 graduate of BDIC is the recipient of the Weindruch Scholarship. His concentration was Human Rights and Capitalism. You can read all about the scholarship here. 
Three BDIC Students Participate in Grinspoon Garvey Young Entrepreneurship Conference
MassLive reports on the entrepreneurship conference that was held in Springfield, MA on November 7, 2014.  Three BDIC students highlighted their company, Feat Socks. Owners Stephen Chan (BDIC,...
Alumnus Peter DiGiammarino, 1975 on Radio Show, "Critical Mass"
Peter DiGiammarino '75, a BDIC alumnus and Commonwealth Honors College Advisory Board member was interviewed on October 14th for the radio show Critical Mass, geared to providing peer-level learning...
Kastor Elected APS Fellow
Special congratulations to David Kastor, a BDIC faculty supervisor, who was elected as a fellow to the American Physical Society.  See the complete article here.   
Roif Awards in Film Studies
The 13th annual Michael S. Roif Award in Film Studies will be presented to undergraduate certificate students in the Interdepartmental Program in Film Studies on Friday, May 3 at noon in 301...
BDIC Students win Commonwealth Honors College Awards
The Commonwealth Honors College has announced the winners of its annual awards, and BDIC students are well represented on their list.   Aram Bedrosian and Julian Gensler were both awarded "Class of...

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