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Brian Ogilvie's chapter "Visions of Ancient Natural History" in "Worlds of Natural History"

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Professor Brian Ogilvie recently published a chapter titled "Visions of Ancient Natural History" in Worlds of Natural History, edited by Helen Curry, Nicholas Jardine, James Secord, and Emma Spary....
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Alum Michael Nicholson (BA 2016, MPP 2017) "Mass. Cities Losing Clout in Ed Funding Fight"

Monday, December 10, 2018

Does Massachusetts fund public schools fairly? Writing in CommonWealth magazine, UMass alumnus Michael Nicholson (BA 2016, MPP 2017) and coauthor Lawrence DiCara argue that the state's funding...

Profesor Richard Chu, “On Being Chinese Filipino (With 'Filipino' First)”

Thursday, November 29, 2018

“‘Chinese Filipinos’ are not a monolithic group. There are different generations of Chinese Filipinos and majority of those who belong to the second-, third-, or fourth-generation (i.e., those born...

Professor Stephen Platt’s Book “Imperial Twilight: The Opium War and the End of China's Last Golden Age” Shortlisted for UK's Baillie Gifford Prize

Friday, October 5, 2018

Professor Stephen Platt’s latest book Imperial Twilight: The Opium War and the End of China's Last Golden Age is one of the six finalists for Britain’s most prestigious award for non-fiction, the...
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Professor Julio Capó, Jr.’s book "Welcome to Fairyland: Queer Miami Before 1940" wins the 2018 Charles S. Sydnor Award from the Southern Historical Association.

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Professor Julio Capó, Jr. has received another prestigious award for his latest book, Welcome to Fairyland: Queer Miami Before 1940.  The 2018 Charles S. Sydnor Award from the Southern Historical...

Professor Libby Sharrow Co-Authored two Articles for “Public Opinion Quarterly” and for “The Washington Post”

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Professor Libby Sharrow recently published two co-authored articles in prominent media....