Student Events

Wednesday, April 25, 2018 - 11:30am

Understanding Personal Networks: The Limits of Big Data and the Perils of Common Sense (Annual Rossi Lecture Series)

Presented by Mario Small, Professor of Sociology, Harvard University.

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Thursday, April 26, 2018 - 3:00pm to 6:00pm

Undergraduate Events Day - Department of Economics

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Thursday, April 26, 2018 - 4:00pm to 5:15pm

Tay Gavin Erickson Lecture Series: Reducing Chemical Risks to Families: Linking the External Chemical Exposure to Biological Effect and Reduction in Adverse Health Outcomes

We are exposed to thousands of chemicals every day through the water we drink, the air we breathe, the food we eat and our contact with other contaminated substances. In his talk, Dr. Shea will explore the power and limitations of high-resolution chemical analysis to measure the chemical exposome--the totality of one’s exposure from conception onwards--and link this to potential biological effects with high-throughput cell-based toxicity assays.

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Friday, April 27, 2018 - 6:00pm

Solidarity Economies, Social Movements, and Social Justice with Kali Akuno of Cooperation Jackson

Join us for a public talk with activist, scholar, and theorist Kali Akuno of Cooperation Jackson, co-author/editor of Jackson Rising: The Struggle for Economic Democracy & Black Self-Determination in Jackson, Mississippi.

"Cooperation Jackson is an emerging vehicle for sustainable community development, economic democracy, and community ownership.

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Saturday, May 12, 2018 - 1:00pm

SBS Senior Celebration

Welcome, seniors, family & friends! UMass commencement is right around the corner, and we hope you will join us in celebrating the class of 2018!

The College’s smaller, personalized ceremony, recognizing each individual student. Each senior’s name is announced, professional photographs are taken, and graduates receive their medals as they walk across stage, projected on the jumbotron. Faculty from the College attend to wish graduates well, and the ceremony is officiated by the Dean of the the College, John A. Hird. Tickets are not required.

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