A UMass Amherst research team including Jill Fitzsimmons, resource economics, will receive $1.19 million to study solutions for managing cranberry fruit rot.
Brandyn Churchill, resource economics, has published new research on school-mandated Body Mass Index (BMI) assessments, finding both benefits and risks.
Joya Misra, sociology and public policy, and Jessica Pearlman, ISSR, received a $1.04M EPA grant to research opportunities and challenges of STEM leadership.
Kelsey Whipple, journalism, has been named a UMass ADVANCE Team Leader for Research. She is one of five new leadership team members in the program.
Brandyn Churchill, resource economics, has written a new paper exploring how state laws on youth sunscreen usage have affected Google search results.
Sancha Medwinter, sociology, has published her latest book "Ecologies of Inequity: How Disaster Response Reconstitutes Race and Class Inequality."
Jorge Daniel Vásquez, a PhD candidate in sociology, recently authored a new book exploring youth migration in the southern Ecuadorian Andes.
Jayati Ghosh, economics, recently penned a counterpoint to the popular belief that a global wheat shortage resulted from the war in Ukraine.
Lenore Palladino, economics, public policy, and PERI, recently published a new paper, "Establishing a Public Option for Asset Management in the U.S."