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UMass Boston Receives $181K NEH Grant to Make Pilgrim Artifacts More Accessible

Colleen Locke | April 23, 2018

Christa Beranek, a project archaeologist for the Fiske Center for Archaeological Research, has received a three-year, $181,000 National Endowment for the Humanitiesgrant to create a digital catalog of Plimoth Plantation’s archaeological collection, including artifacts excavated from Pilgrim homes.

UMass Boston Recognized on U.S. News 2018 List of Best Online Programs

Crystal Valencia | January 10, 2018

Several of UMass Boston’s online programs are ranked among the top 100 in the nation by U.S. News and World Report in an annual list of Best Online Programs released this week.

Registration Now Open for UMass Boston’s New Online Aquaculture Course

Office of Communications | November 07, 2017

Aquaculture, also known as fish or shellfish farming, is a fast-growing industry, with a need fish farm technicians, scientists, engineers, managers, and government regulators. UMass Boston is offering an online aquaculture course starting in January.

U.S. News & World Report Ranks UMass Boston in Top Tier Nationally for Second Straight Year

Crystal Valencia | September 12, 2017

UMass Boston Moves Up 12 Spots in Annual Ranking of Top-Tier College and Universities

Awotona Delivers Keynote Paper at a Global Social Sciences Conference in Britain

Center for Rebuilding Sustainable Communities after Disasters | August 23, 2017

Professor Adenrele Awotona speaks on global disasters and conference on social sciences and interdisciplinary studies.

UMass Boston “Best in the Northeast” Again, Says Princeton Review

Office of Communications | August 18, 2017

This is the third year in a row that UMass Boston has made The Princeton Review’s “Best in the Northeast” list, and the fourth time overall the university has earned the designation.

UMass Boston One of the Best Values in Massachusetts

Office of Communications | April 14, 2017

A survey by SmartAsset.com finds UMass Boston is among the best values in Massachusetts.

UMass Boston Professor Contributes to Deliberations on Post-War Reconstruction in Iraqi-Kurdistan

Center for Rebuilding Sustainable Communities after Disasters | March 07, 2017

Adenrele Awotona delivered the plenary speech on "Rebuilding Sinjar As If People Mattered."

UMass Boston Recognized on U.S. News 2017 List of Best Online Programs

Zach Herman | January 10, 2017

Leader in educational rankings highlights UMass Boston in three categories: Best Online Bachelor’s Programs, Best Online Business Programs, and Best Online Education Programs

Lowering Barriers to Learning Beyond the Classroom

College of Advancing and Professional Studies | December 12, 2016

Beacon’s Student Success Fellowship