The University of Massachusetts Amherst

Student Events

December07
Saturday, December 7, 2019 - 1:30pm to 3:30pm

"Imposter Syndrome" Workshop with Valerie Young

A workshop with Valerie Young, a UMass alumna and international expert on the “imposter syndrome," in which high-achieving people are nonetheless plagued by feelings of inadequacy and self- doubt. 

Impostor syndrome is a rarely acknowledged but surprisingly common psychological phenomenon that affects women primarily, but not exclusively. People who struggle with imposter syndrome feel that their successes are the result of good luck or timing, rather than personal achievement, and worry that others will discover that their accomplishments are “fraudulent.”

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December11
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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