Join a Community of Educational Innovators at the Innovate@ Symposia

Apply for the Innovate@ Symposia to attend intensive workshops designed to put new technologies into the hands of faculty as you explore how to push the limits of the traditional classroom through instructional innovations. More >


Jackie Brousseau-Pereira '00 on the Impact of Supporting Internships

Having worked as an unpaid intern as a student, and now working on student success programs at UMass, Brousseau-Pereira has a unique perspective on the impact of funding for internships. 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.



Scholarship Applications Now Open

Do you want to study abroad, complete an internship, or do research over winter break and/or spring semester? Ease the financial burden by applying for one of several SBS scholarships. Deadline to apply: November 10th More >


Social Science Matters: "Along for the Ride: Interpreting The Migrant Story"

September 26 - The Social Science Matters speaker series showcases the contributions of various social science disciplines to pressing current societal issues. With comments by William A. Douglass, the first invited speaker is Caroline Brettell, who will present "Migration, Family Structure, and Inheritance: Themes in the Ethnography of William Douglass.” Other speakers include Joseba Zulaika, Sharon Roseman, and Susan Carol Rogers. More >

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