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Bobby Ricketts’s Address at UMass Boston’s Graduate Commencement

Bobby Ricketts | May 24, 2018

Bobby Ricketts was the student speaker at UMass Boston's 2018 graduate commencement ceremony.

For Graduate Commencement Student Speaker, the World Is His Stage

Vanessa Chatterley | May 15, 2018

International musician Bobby Ricketts finds online master’s program a perfect fit.

UMass Boston’s 50th Commencement Ceremonies Begin Today

Office of Communications | May 09, 2018

Former U.S. Congressman Barney Frank and urban education advocate Geoffrey Canada, founder of the Harlem Children’s Zone, will deliver the principal addresses at UMass Boston’s 50th Commencement Ceremonies May 24 and 25.

UMass Boston Makes Forbes’ Top 300 List for America’s Best Value Colleges

Office of Communications | April 26, 2018

The University of Massachusetts Boston made the third annual list of Forbes’ America’s Best Value Colleges.

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 Humanities grant 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.