Leah Wing and Jennifer Lundquist Win 2018 SBS Outstanding Teaching Awards

Leah Wing (Legal Studies) and Jennifer Lundquist (Sociology) have been awarded this year’s SBS Outstanding Teaching Award for exceptional teaching, mentoring, and curriculum development efforts, and impact on students. More >


Alumni Profile: Chris Gardner '89

Chris Gardner, head of in-store products at PayPal, discusses his career path after graduating from UMass amherst. Gardner formed an internship award to support SBS students conducting internships abroad or in the technology or E-commerce industries.  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.



Behind the Leader: Sarah Carroll '18

Sarah Carroll '18 is a peer advisor in the SBS Advising Resource Center, and co-manager of the UMass Minuteman Marching Band. She was a primary coordinator for the band's trip to Pasadena, CA in January 2018, where they marched in the Rose Parade for more than 700,000 spectators and 44 million television viewers. More >


UMass SBS Senior Celebration - Watch the Video!

Watch the proceeding from the May 12th SBS Senior Celebration at the Mullins Center. Dean John A. Hird officiated, faculty and students from each department spoke, and graduates received their medals. More >

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