University of Massachusetts

Compelling visuals make ideas more accessible.

UMass VIZ aims to increase awareness of visual communications concepts, help hone skills, and share resources to improve how we present our ideas and findings to the world.


Past Events

Office of Research & Engagement

in partnership with

the College of Natural Sciences, College of Social and Behavioral Sciences,

College of Humanities and Fine Arts, and College of Engineering

hosted the campus community for the inaugural UMass VIZ event on May 3, 2019.

Themes explored in the inaugural workshop included:



Please find all presentations from the inaugural event below.

Design Fundamentals »

Carolina Aragón, Assistant Professor, Landscape Architecture and Regional Planning

Design Fundamentals Applied »

Caryn Brause, Associate Professor, Department of Architecture

Effective Imagery in Science Communication »

Ezra Markowitz, Assistant Professor, Department of Environmental Conservation

Data Visualization: From Principles to Practice »

Jenna Marquard, Associate Professor, Mechanical and Industrial Engineering


Image of people at inaugeral workshop.