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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

  • Computer Science Deadline!
    Interested in Computer Science? Planning on declaring your major or minor? Wednesday, October 1 is the deadline to apply in order to take Spring 2015 majors only classes. Stop by the CS Undergrad Advi …
  • Weekly Preview: September 29 – October 3
    Fall is officially here and things are getting busy!  Be sure to update your planner with deadlines, information sessions, and meetings.  Worried about your classes?  Visit the LRC and Writing Center …
  • Alex's Tip of the Week: Attend Some Info Sessions!!!
    Hi Everyone, hope you're having a great start to your semester! My name is Alex and I'm a Peer Advisor with Undergraduate Advising, ready for anything from assisting you with the course sele …
  • Career Fairs: What are they, why do you go, and how do you prepare?
    Many employers use career fairs to promote their job opportunities and to pre-screen applicants. Most of these fairs consist of booths and tables staffed by recruiters and other representatives from e …
  • Tutoring & Extra Help!!
    Need extra help on homework questions or writing a paper ? Check out the Learning Resource Center & Writing Center!The Learning Resource Center (LRC) is located on the 10th floor of the DuBois Lib …

Building and Construction Technology Program

  • Where did the BCT students go?
    As it turns out, to a bunch of different places: Iceland, Ireland, UK, Australia!!! We now have a nice map with pins that show where BCT students went for their semesters abroad. You can find it and l …
  • Hoque and Weil participate in another successful Eureka! summer
    BCT faculty Ben Weil and Simi Hoque participated in this summer’s Project Eureka! a partnership between CNS and Girls, Inc. of Holyoke to provide STEM education to middle and high school girls from un …
  • BCT Fall 2014 lecture series announced
    As part of the impromptu 2014 BCT Fall Lecture Series on “Building With Wood”, BCT is proud to announce the following talks: “Sustainable Forestry, A Global Perspective” Fri., September 19th, 11am-12p …
  • Cassie Phillips speaks about sustainable forestry
    Last Friday we had the pleasure of hosting a lecture by Cassie Phillips, Vice President for Sustainable Forestry at Weyerhaeuser. She spoke as part of this semester’s impromptu BCT lecture series “Bui …
  • 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 …

Updated: September 12, 2013