The University of Massachusetts Amherst

Campus Community Coming Together in Response to Public Health Crisis

UMass Amherst faculty and staff are coming together in support of students, each other and the university’s educational mission as the campus community works to combat the spread of the coronavirus. More >


Alumni Spotlight: Stefanie Costa Leabo '10, Chief Data Officer, City of Boston [Video]

I oversee the Boston's central data organization and the citywide Analytics Team. We're really here to help the city use data along with process improvement and different tools and technology to improve our services, to deliver better services to our constituents and make city operations more efficient. More >


Social Science Matters

We are home to a broad range of approaches to social science, from purely theoretical and interpretive, to qualitative and quantitative research methods.  Our priority 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.



SBS Pathways Center COVID-19 Response and Resources

The SBS Pathways Center has compiled a list of resources in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) to assist students during this time of remote learning and advising.   More >


[CANCELED] 2020 Gamble Memorial Lecture: Economist and Former Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis

6:00 PM, April 2, 2020 | Fine Arts Center | In this lecture, economist and former Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis will argue that “pluralism is necessary due to the irrepressible indeterminacy afflicting all economic models, once time and money are introduced. In this sense, pluralism in economics and democracy in politics are essential because of the limits of economic theory.”     More >

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Boots on the Ground: Landscape Performance Research in Practice

170 John W. Olver Design Building
4.00pm to 5.00pm

How to Make Social Change: Inside the Fight for Workers’ Rights

Integrated Learning Center, S211
4.30pm to 5.30pm
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