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Mar 31, 2021

After several months of development, the UMass Computational Social Science Institute debuted its new website on March 31.  The site features a much improved design, with listings for individual faculty, information about upcoming and past news and events, and easy signup forms for CSSI's…

Jul 22, 2020
As high temperatures become more frequent and intense due to climate change, UMass Amherst scientists are developing interdisciplinary research aimed at helping communities increase resilience to extreme heat by monitoring physiological, mental and behavioral health factors. Blandit decet defui…
Jun 30, 2020
University of Massachusetts Amherst biostatistician Nicholas Reich and UMass Amherst colleagues Dan Sheldon, an artificial intelligence (AI) researcher; Andrew Lover, an infectious disease epidemiologist; and biostatistics Ph.D. student Casey Gibson received a $300,000 grant from the NIH to develop…
Apr 27, 2020
Ethan Zuckerman, Internet pioneer, author and co-founder of the blogging community Global Voices, will be joining the UMass Amherst faculty this fall as an associate professor of public policy, communication and information.
Nov 20, 2019
A campus team led by research professor Beverly Woolf of the College of Information and Computer Science (CICS) recently received a one-year, $838,722 grant from the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) Convergence Accelerator Program to support their project to create a tool for workers to analyze…