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October 8, 2015

Faculty and graduate students are welcome to a research panel and reception to celebrate and welcome 14 new CSSI affiliates (including 8 new hires) who joined CSSI in the past year. Six new affiliates will give brief introductions to their research interests, and we will spend the rest of the time sharing lunch and mixing and mingling across colleges. 

Kathy Roberts Forde, Associate Professor and Chair of the Journalism Department, UMass Amherst
October 8, 2015

Kathy Roberts Forde, Associate Professor and Chair of the Journalism Department, presents the Cole Lecture in Contemporary Issues: Journalism and the Enduring Struggle for Racial Justice. Communications Hub, 3rd Floor, Integrative Learning Center, UMass Amherst

October 1, 2015
The Center for Research on Families’ Methodology Program at the University of Massachusetts Amherst presents a Methodology Seminar: “Recidivism and Recovery: Analyzing Event History Data Using R,” with Lisa Fiorenzo, Methodology Consultant at the Center for Research on Families and Data Manager/Analyst, Rudd Adoption Research Program, Department of Psychological & Brain Sciences. Friday, October 30, 2015 | 12pm –2pm | Campus Center Room 174-176, University of Massachusetts Amherst
FREE & OPEN TO ALL (Registration required, read more for registration link and information).
October 1, 2015

The Departments of Geosciences and Environmental Conservation are collaborating to launch an interdisciplinary reading group focused on the relationships between water and society. The first meeting will take place in mid-October. Click to read a description of the reading group and information for those interested in joining.

October 1, 2015

The Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR) is holding its 2015 Biennial Meeting this week, and offers livestreaming of its concurrent sessions and the business meeting on Thursday, October 1, and Friday, October 2.

September 28, 2015

The October 15 performance of A Cuatro Corridos will be preceded by a free panel discussion,"The Reality of Human Trafficking," led by ISSR Scholar and UMass Assistant Professor of Legal Studies Lauren McCarthy