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UMass Main News Office

  • Subbaswamy, Kumble
    Issues facing higher education and public colleges and universities, International cooperation in higher education, Massive open online courses (MOOCs) and the globalization of education, optical phys …
  • Dube, Arindrajit
    Low-wage labor markets and the minimum wage, Fiscal policy and local multipliers, Health care reform and employer mandates, Political economy of conflict, Immigration and occupational change, Impact o …
  • Lundquist, Jennifer
    Social stratification, Race and ethnicity, Gender, Family, Health disparities, MilitaryLundquist has conducted extensive research on various aspects of relationships, marriage and divorce, including t …
  • Schaffner, Brian
    Massachusetts and national political races, Public opinion pollingSchaffner is director of the UMass Poll, which is committed to studying public opinion in Massachusetts and the United States to infor …
  • Feldman, Robert
    The psychology of lying, The factors that promote academic success in college studentsFeldman is one of America’s preeminent experts on lying, including self-presentation in adults and children, nonve …

College of Natural Sciences

UMass Advising Blog

  • OASIS Seminars for Undeclared Students
    The 1-credit OASIS seminar is designed for undeclared students, typically in their first or second semester at UMass Amherst.  In addition to learning about opportunities and resources at UMass Amhers …
  • Dean's Meeting for Freshmen: Monday, 9/1 at 1:15 in FAC
    First Year students are ALL reminded to attend their Academic Dean's Meetings on Monday, September 1st at 1:15pm.  When you attend, you'll receive a handy tool to help you navigate your firs …
  • Weekly Preview: September 1 – 5
    Welcome to the first week of the Fall 2014 semester!  There is always a lot of information during the first weeks of the semester and you want to be sure you don't miss an important meeting or de …
  • Isenberg School of Management Application Deadline: Thursday, May 1
    If you're planning on applying to the Isenberg School of Management, time is running out. Applications are due by Thursday, May 1 at 5:00pm.If you have questions about the process, make an appoin …
  • Weekly Preivew: April 28 – May 2
    Congratulations!  You've made it to the end of the semester!  The last day of classes is Wednesday, April 30 and finals start on Friday, May 2.There will be an R1 Exemption Test at 7:00pm on Mond …

Building and Construction Technology Program

  • Welcome (Back) Students!
    Welcome to BCT to all our new students and welcome back to all current ones. We hope you all had a great summer! If you have any exciting summer projects that you would like to share, please don’t for …
  • Learn more about the IDB on our project page
    First renderings have been made available by the architects of the Integrated Design Building (IDB), BCT’s new home starting 2016. You can view those and learn more about the project (including curren …
  • Schreyer’s Favorite Places Open-Source Project Implemented at Smith College
    As it turned out, finding the places that really matter to people on a campus wasn’t just for UMass. Smith College now has their own “Favorite Places” app. Implemented by Jon Caris, director of the Sp …
  • Commencement 2014
    We had the absolute pleasure to congratulate our graduating undergrad (BS) and grad (MS) students today and yesterday at UMass’ commencement. Most but definitely not all of our undergrads are shown in …
  • BCT NAHB Student Chapter Volunteers for Rebuilding Springfield
    On Saturday April 26th the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) Student Chapter in BCT volunteered for Rebuilding Springfield. The rainy weather did not stop the NAHB members and the many othe …

Updated: September 12, 2013