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  • Public Account

    How Social Mismatches Impact the Collection of Auditor Evidence

    Auditing is a critical tool for effective governance which relies on independent auditors who can gather all the facts. Recent research by UMass Amherst behavioral audit research expert Bradley... More

  • Let the Children Play ... with Math Apps

    Smart phones can help early learners bridge the achievement gap

    Professor David Arnold isn’t talking about teenagers, preteens or even school-age children when he talks about the new generation of digital natives. The UMass Amherst developmental psychologist is... More

  • Food Safety and Nutrition

    Resource economist works consumer side of food policy and regulation

    Professor of Resource Economics Julie Caswell is internationally known for her research on the economics of food safety and nutrition. Her many appointments to national food safety and nutrition... More

  • Big Data Expands

    UMass Data Science for the Commonwealth

    The University of Massachusetts Amherst has launched a new Center for Data Science that will coordinate and significantly expand its capacity for research, education and industry collaboration in... More