The University of Massachusetts Amherst

SBS Faculty Member Named 2022 Andrew Carnegie Fellow

Jonathan Corpus Ong, associate professor of global digital media in the department of communication has been named a 2022 Andrew Carnegie Fellow. Ong is the second UMass faculty member to ever receive the honor, following Léonce Ndikumana, Distinguished Professor of Economics. More >


Frannie Carr Toth, BA Journalism '04

For Frannie Carr-Toth, her passion for storytelling turned into a career as editor of WBUR's opinion page, Cognoscenti. She has worked with WBUR since 2012, publishing stories that highlight the lives of people from all walks of life. Carr-Toth was part of the founding team when Cognoscenti started.  More >


Social Science Matters

The College of Social and Behavioral Sciences is home to a broad range of approaches to social science, all of which we celebrate, from purely theoretical and interpretive research to all manner of qualitative and quantitative research methodologies. One of our priorities is to ensure that this exciting social science research connects with the public while showing the relevance of the social sciences to everyday lives and policy.



Congratulations to the Inaugural Class of PR Concentration Graduates!

Congratulations to the very first class of graduates from the public relations concentration in the department of journalism! "To see our students having completed the coursework and then go on to successful careers is something that I'm looking forward to," says Jennie Donohue, director of the PR concentration.  More >


The End of Roe? From the Past of Reproductive Rights to the Future of Reproductive Justice

Join us on May 17, 4 p.m. ET, for this special online event! Our panelists will engage in a lively conversation about the history, present, and future of Roe v. Wade. The discussion will also focus on the politicization of the Supreme Court, 14th amendment issues, and more.  More >

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