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  • 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

  • Internext

    UMass Amherst experts are driving the future of Internet infrastructure

    Our current Internet architecture was built for a wired world and has not kept pace with the rapid explosion of technical, business, and social applications. This puts users at risk for security... More

  • Teaching the World to Teach

    New funding and a prestigious fellowship help strengthen higher education in the developing world

    The College of Education’s Center for International Education (CIE) basked in glory last spring when David R. Evans, the center’s director and a professor in the Department of Educational Policy,... More