The University of Massachusetts Amherst

Economists find First Link between Early Childhood Exposure to Air Pollution and Later-Life Arthritis

These findings are important today, as millions of people continue to be exposed to episodes of extreme air pollution each year. The WHO estimates that 91% of the world’s population lives in areas that experience unhealthy levels of air pollution. More >


Varshini Prakash '15 pens Boston Globe Article on the Sunrise Movement & the Green New Deal

"Realizing my generation would be the first to experience the climate crisis and the last with the power to stop it, I became a climate advocate in college." 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 in DC Internship Program Applications are Open

Are you interested in a hands-on internship experience in our Nation's capital? SBS in DC offers students in SBS majors an opportunity to intern for 10-weeks in the summer with alumni and selected organizations in Washington DC. More >


SBS Mock Interview Days

September 30 & October 1, 2019 | SBS Pathways Center:  Applying for jobs and internships soon? Sign up for a mock interview, during SBS Mock Interview Days! Career advisors will be on hand to hold a practice interview with you and provide feedback/offer suggestions on how to present your best self in an interview.  Professional attire is not required, but recommended, so that you can get into true interview mode. More >

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