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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


  • Business Careers: You CAN Get There From HereIf you are interested in a career in business, no matter what your major is, attend this Business Career panel! Four department representatives from Isenbe …
  • Weekly Preview: October 20-24
                                   Business Careers: You CAN Get There From HereInterested in a career in Business regardless of your major?Attend the Business Career Panel. Department representatives fro …
  • Haley's Tip of the Week: How I Found My Major
    Hey guys! My name is Haley and I am a Peer Advisor with Undergraduate Advising. I am happy to be of assistance to you and to answer your questions any time! Settling into my first few months as a seni …
  • "W" Drop and Pass/Fail Deadline!
    The Mid-Semester date is Thursday, October 16th! This is the deadline to drop a class with a "W" or choose to take a course Pass/Fail.Dropping a class with a "W" will not count aga …
  • Isenberg School of Management INFO SESSIONS
    Interested in the BBA (Accounting, Finance, Management, Marketing, Operations & Information Management), Hospitality & Tourism Management or Sport Management majors?Attend an Info Session!BBA: …

Building and Construction Technology Program

  • Construction earnings data illustrates value of BCT education
    A recently published interactive chart by the Hamilton Project at the Brookings Institution illustrates earnings data from the U.S. Census Bureau’s American Community Survey. The earnings profiles are …
  • Robert Malczyk speaks about engineered wood buildings
    Robert Malczyk, principal engineer of Vancouver-based firm Equilibrium Consulting, visited BCT last week to give a guest lecture on “Engineered Solutions in Wood”. His lecture was the second installme …
  • 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 …

Updated: September 12, 2013