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Computer Science Coming to a High School Near You

College of Advancing and Professional Studies | December 12, 2016

Teachers from across Boston attended the week-long Exploring Computer Science (ECS) course to gain proficiency in increasingly critical skills.

CAPS Launches Inaugural Issue of Quarterly Newsletter

College of Advancing and Professional Studies | December 12, 2016

Dean DiSalvio announces inaugural edition of CAPS' new quarterly newsletter.

UMass Boston Researchers Find Evidence of Original 1620 Plymouth Settlement

Colleen Locke | November 21, 2016

Three hundred and ninety-five years after Pilgrims celebrated the first Thanksgiving in Plymouth, Massachusetts, researchers from UMass Boston’s Andrew Fiske Memorial Center for Archaeological Research can say they have definitively discovered evidence of the original 1620 Plymouth settlement.

Moving From Graduation to Career Success

CAPS | November 02, 2016

Philip DiSalvio, EdD, Dean, College of Advancing and Professional Studies (CAPS), led a session entitled Career Now: The Future of Experiential and Work-Integrated Learning.

Alumni Association Supports Beacons Student Success Fellowship; Paid Internships Continue

Colleen Locke | October 28, 2016

The UMass Boston Alumni Association has made a three-year commitment of $170,000 to support the Beacons Student Success Fellowship.

UMass Boston Professor Publishes Book on Global Disaster Resilience

Center for Rebuilding Sustainable Communities after Disasters | October 27, 2016

The book focuses on a bottom-up approach to disaster risk reduction and the building of community resilience

Teaching Teachers in Emerging Tech

College of Advancing and Professional Studies | September 07, 2016

teachers from around the country sharpened their skills in fields like computer programming, information technology, and data science at the National Summer Institute

Magazine Honors UMass Boston for Focus on Diversity, Inclusion

Office of Communications | September 02, 2016

INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine has given UMass Boston a Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award.

UMass Boston “Best in the Northeast” for Second Straight Year

Office of Communications | August 31, 2016

The University of Massachusetts Boston is one of the featured schools on The Princeton Review’s “Best in the Northeast” list for 2017.

ESL Students Spend Amazing Day in Boston

College of Advancing and Professional Studies | August 30, 2016

The advanced students of the College of Advancing and Professional Studies’ English as Second Language program got to experience Boston as never before.