The University of Massachusetts Amherst

Alumni Events

Tuesday, November 19, 2019 - 12:00pm

Critical Issues for the 2020 Election Cycle: U.S. Immigration Policy

U.S. immigration policy is dominating the headlines and promises to be one of the top controversial issues of the 2020 election. The upcoming panel brings together an array of prominent local immigration scholars for a moderated conversation about why we can't seem to resolve the immigration issue, why it is such a divisive topic, and what citizens should know about immigration in order to be informed voters. The panel includes experts on immigration enforcement, public opinion on immigration, and integration of immigrants into local communities. The event will include time for questions from audience members.

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Wednesday, November 20, 2019 - 4:00pm

Sam Bowles Lecture - It's Beyond the Gig: Work and the Platform Economy

Juliet Schor will deliver the Samuel Bowles lecture on November 20th, 2019. Schor's talk is titled 'It's Beyond the Gig: Work and the Platform Economy.'

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Wednesday, December 11, 2019 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

Four @ Four

Hosted by the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences, the Four @ Four is an evening of slam research presentations over complimentary hors d'oeuvres and beverages, during which SBS faculty and staff hear about the great work four faculty members are doing in different areas of research. In addition to research presentations, the Four @ Four provides an opportunity to recognize new hires and appointments, newly tenured and promoted faculty, and award recipients within the College.

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