The Wellspring Collaborative, an innovative economic development organization in Springfield co-directed by Fred Rose, lecturer at the Center for Public Policy and Administration, has received two new grants totaling $70,000.
In the New York Times Opinion Pages' "Room for Debate" (October 15), Prof. Joya Misra (sociology and public policy), editor of the journal Gender & Society, speaks out about "Freezing Plans for Motherhood and Staying on the Job."
Don't miss our newly launched "Social Science Matters" section of the website. Faculty doing research in all areas of SBS are featured in video and Q&As about how their research relates to the world at large.
It’s the first day of classes of the fall semester, and Kathy Roberts Forde, new chair of the Journalism Department, is introducing herself to excited students in the department’s new home in the Integrative Learning Center.
Distinguished Professor Jane Fountain (political science and public policy), Director of the National Center for Digital Government, gave the keynote address at the opening of Brazil’s first national digital government conference.
At the tenth annual Faculty Convocation in September Michael Ash, chair of the Department of Economics, was among the recipients of the 2014 Award for Outstanding Accomplishments in Research and Creative Activity.