The University of Massachusetts Amherst

Affordable Access, Balanced Budgets and Compassionate Care

Recent DACSS graduate Maddi Hertz began a study of the evolution of the Congressional healthcare debate from 1993 to 2012 as a project for DACSS 697D Text as Data in Spring 2021. More >

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DACSS visited Microsoft Technology Center, Burlington, MA

Students in the Data Analytics and Computational Social Science program (DACSS) had the opportunity to tour the Microsoft Technology Center to introduce them to the current work being done in the industry.    More >

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DACSS Graduate Student Organization(GSO) bags 17th Annual Sammies Award

The 17th Annual “Sammies” Student Life Awards is hosted by Student Engagement & Leadership to highlight all the great things that our Registered Student Organizations (RSOs), Graduate Student Organizations (GSOs), agencies, student businesses, and student leaders do.  More >

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DACSS Grad Winter Session Courses Announced

Thinking about winter session? We've got a great selection of courses you can take to get caught up (or get ahead!) this winter. Winter session will run from Dec. 17th through Jan. 24th. Register today on SPIRE! More >

Courses

AY 2022-2023 Course Schedule (On Campus)

Looking for a DACSS course to improve your technical skills? Check out what courses will be available in AY 2022-2023 on campus. (Subject to change, check Spire for confirmation.). More >

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