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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

  • Weekly Preview: April 21 – April 25
    Monday, April 21 is Patriot's Day. No classes are held and most university offices are closed.Wednesday, April 23 will follow a Monday class schedule.There will be a Writing Placement & Exemp …
  • Study Tips
    Flowers are blooming, the sun is coming out, and finally we are saying goodbye to winter. Campus is full of students outside all the time now– whether playing frisbee, lounging on the grass, or eatin …
  • Thinking About Summer Courses?
    Are you thinking of catching up, getting ahead, or retaking a class this summer?  Here's what you need to know:You can earn CREDIT for courses taken at another institution–such as a community co …
  • Weekly Preview: April 14 – April 18
    Witness amazing feats of creativity and scholarship! A variety of original works by Humanities & Fine Arts undergraduates will be on display for the entire campus community to view, from poetry an …
  • Liz's Tip of the Week: Where To Study for Finals
    Over the next few weeks as the crunch of studying for finals begins to increase, you'll notice a drastic increase of students looking for places to study. Of course there are the classic location …

Building and Construction Technology Program

Updated: September 12, 2013