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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

  • Grades & Academic Discipline
    Official grades will be available on SPIRE 12/24.If you are facing academic discipline (suspension or dismissal), be sure to monitor your UMass Amherst email account. An email about your discipline st …
  • International Students and Travelers – STAY CONNECTED!
    Will you be out of the country over the semester break?  Remember that you must still keep up with your UMass responsibilities, be they academic (e.g. checking SPIRE to get into a class, or responding …
  • Stay Connected & Check your UMass Email!!
    Classes are done and finals are starting. You've earned your break! But just because classes are over for the Fall doesn't mean you can ignore your UMass email.  As always, official UMass bu …
  • Victor's Tips on Studying for Finals!
    Hello everyone!     This week, we're going to talk about some study strategies and tips for getting ready for finals week. Finals are beginning next week, and I am hoping to be able to help you p …
  • Become a Peer Mentor for the 2015-2016 academic year!
    Peer Mentors are upper class students who live in Residential First-Year Experience halls and assist first-year students with their academic transition to the University. Peer Mentors host exciting ac …

Building and Construction Technology Program

Updated: September 12, 2013