Rowen Selected for Prestigious CAREER Award from National Science Foundation

The five-year, $500,000 grant is the highest recognition NSF gives to early-career faculty, and will support Rowen's research into Veteran's Treatment Courts (VTCs). More >


Alum Robert A. Rapoza ’75 MPA is Informing Public Policy in DC

Among the five basic freedoms protected by the First Amendment to the Constitution is the right to petition the government. For three decades, lobbyist Robert A. Rapoza ’75 MPA has exercised this right on behalf of clients and programs around the country. 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.



Public Policy student honored for community work

Israel Rivera, a graduate student in the School of Public Policy (SPP), and alum of the Sociology and Academic Fellows Programs, was recently honored by the Black and Latino Caucus of the MA Legislature for his community work and leadership. More >


Dignity and Respect in Action: Community Conversations

February 21, 2019 - 8:30 to 10:30 A.M., Room 163C, Campus Center | All members of the campus community are invited to participate in Dignity and Respect in Action: Community Conversations, a series of workshops for students, faculty and staff to build skills to challenge hate and overcome division. More >

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Student Organizing Weekend

Room 207, Bartlett Hall, 130 Hicks Way, Amherst, MA 01002
4.00pm to 5.00pm

Constructed Experience of Nature: the Practice of Z+T Studio

Design Building, Room 170, 551 North Pleasant St, Amherst, MA 01002
4.30pm to 5.30pm

Zube Lecture - Latinx Immigrants, Xenophobia, and Planning History: From the Late 1800s to the Present

Design Building, Room 170, 551 North Pleasant St, Amherst, MA 01002
4.30pm to 5.30pm
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