Social Science Research Beyond the Academy Conference: UMass Graduate Student Research Exposition and PhD Alumni Panels Event

Event date/time: 

Friday, April 24, 2015 - 11:00am to 4:00pm
Massachusetts Room of the Mullins Center

25 doctoral students nominated by their departments have been selected to present their research posters at the event, their doctoral programs include: Communication, Statistics, Psychological and Brain Sciences, Resource Economics, Sociology, Anthropology, Fish/Wildlife/Conservation Biology, Afro-American Studies, Educational Policy & Leadership, Management, Teacher Education, Political Science.

Event is open to registered participants who are 5 College faculty or enrolled at UMass as graduate students. Please RSVP to register prior to Friday, 4/10 at the following link:  https://umassresearch.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_abgFwgk0PMEKpO5.

*This event is supported by a grant from the University of Massachusetts Amherst Graduate School made possible by President’s Enhancement Funding to improve the preparation of graduate students and postdocs for private sector careers.


Panelists include PhD alumni working at:

  • US Census Bureau
  • IBM
  • Golfweek magazine
  • SAS
  • Education Development Center
  • Bay State Hospitals
  • Bates White Economic Consulting

Events during the day include two alumni panels, lunch, poster viewing and judging, presentation of research poster awards; see below.

11:00 AM

Registration

11:15 AM

Welcome

11:30 PM

First Panel

1:00 PM

Lunch + Poster Viewing

2:00 PM

Second Panel

3:30 PM

Coffee + Poster Judging

4:30 PM

Award presentation

5:00 PM

Cocktails + Poster Viewing

5:30 PM

Adjourn

 

*This event is supported by a grant from the University of Massachusetts Amherst Graduate School made possible by President’s Enhancement Funding to improve the preparation of graduate students and postdocs for private sector careers.