Hird appointed dean of College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

(Courtesy of UMass)

John A. Hird has been interim dean of SBS since April 2014. His new position will be effective April 1.

UMass receives anonymous $10.3 million gift

UMass_evening

The donation, which is among the largest in UMass history, will benefit the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences.

UMass SBS hosts inaugural ISSR event

The UMass College of Social and Behavioral Sciences hosted the inaugural event for the Institute for Social Science Research (ISSR) Friday held in the Massachusetts Room of the Mullins Center.

Erlick offers experience with Arab Spring coverage last Thurs.

Renowned freelance journalist Reese Erlich offered his experience covering recent and ongoing Arab Spring in the Cape Cod Lounge at the UMass last Thursday.

Dishonesty goes viral

In a recent study conducted by professor Robert Feldman and graduate student Mattitiyahu Zimbler, people were found to be more likely to lie via email and instant-messaging than face-to-face.