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.

Themes explored in the inaugural workshop included:

design      layout      imagery     

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.


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

Viz networking