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Feature articles, media, and Lectures highlighting the work of UMass Amherst public interest technologists. 

Eight UMass Students Participate in PIT-NE Impact Technology Fellowship

It was a busy start to the summer for eight UMass Amherst undergraduates who participated in Public Interest Technology New England’s (PIT-NE) innovative Impact Technology Fellowship. The full-time, six-week fellowship combined experiential learning, public interest technology skill building, mentoring, and professional development to empower a new generation of public interest technologists

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Public Interest Technology New England Recognized During White House Office of Science and Technology Policy Event

On July 16, 2024, the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy convened leaders from across the technology ecosystem to celebrate nearly $100 Million in commitments to advance Public Interest Technology. The event included speakers and panels to highlight the importance advancing technology that protects our safety, security, democratic values, and human rights.

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