South African Activist Praises Response to Boston Marathon Bombings ›
Albie Sachs, an anti-apartheid activist, car bombing survivor, and one of the authors of South Africa’s constitution, praised the response of UMass Boston students following the Boston Marathon bombings.
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Student Playwrights Festival Kicks Off Wednesday With Free Readings ›
The Performing Arts Department kicks off its inaugural Student Playwrights Festival Wednesday with free staged readings of four plays written by UMass Boston students. Four fully-staged productions follow in March.
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English Major Wins Second Annual Business Launch Competition ›
Senior English major Steeve Joazard and his business partner won $20,000 in prizes in the Entrepreneurship Center’s Business Launch Competition. Two nursing students came in second place.
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Student Entrepreneurs Compete for $22,000 in Prizes ›
Student entrepreneurs representing a half-dozen businesses will make their final presentations Wednesday afternoon in hopes of taking home the top prize in the Entrepreneurship Center's second annual Business Launch Competition.
After Earthquake, UMass Boston Increases Its Efforts in Haiti ›
By the weekend after the Haiti earthquake, UMass Boston faculty, staff, and students had already started putting into place a far-reaching strategy to help the