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JFK Winner Chris Walkes’s Speech at UMass Boston’s 50th Commencement

Chris Walkes | May 25, 2018

JFK Winner Chris Walkes addressed students at the 2018 undergraduate commencement

Leadership Forum Draws Record Participation, Spurs Conversations About Early Care and Education

Office of Communications | May 23, 2018

A record number of people—more than 100—attended the Institute for Early Education Leadership and Innovation's fifth annual Leadership Forum on Early Education Research, Policy, and Practice on Saturday.

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.

Professor Receives Fulbright to Study LGBTQ Mental Health in Colombia, South Africa, Philippines

Colleen Locke | May 07, 2018

Sharon Horne, professor of counseling and school psychology and the graduate program director of the Counseling Psychology PhD Program, has received a Fulbright Global Scholar Award for 2018-2019.

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.

Four UMass Boston Programs in U.S. News’s 2019 Edition of Best Graduate Schools

Office of Communications | March 20, 2018

U.S. News & World Report 's 2019 edition of Best Graduate Schools, released today, includes four UMass Boston graduate programs in the top 100. UMass Boston's part-time MBA program also made the 2019 edition, at No. 204.

Faculty Receive $1.1 Million NSF Grant to Study Effectiveness of STEM Assessment Practices

Colleen Locke | March 01, 2018

Professor of Chemistry Hannah Sevian and Chair and Associate Professor of Curriculum and Instruction Lisa Gonsalves are the recipients of a five-year, $1.1 million National Science Foundation grant that begins today.

UMass Boston Researcher: Clinical Practice Guidelines May Pose Health Risk

Office of Communications | February 02, 2018

Professor of Counseling and School Psychology Lisa Cosgrove and her fellow researchers found that there was not enough data to support the treatment recommendations contained in a new guideline for Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) with mixed features, and that the guideline may pose a health risk.

Event Focuses on Enhancing Community Engagement

Vanessa Chatterley | February 01, 2018

Members of the university and neighboring communities gathered in UMass Boston’s Alumni Lounge to explore ways to enhance community engagement and collaboration.

Yvonne Spicer ‘04 Uses Skills from Leadership in Urban Schools EdD to Lead New City

Colleen Locke | January 29, 2018

Yvonne Spicer '04 is Framingham’s first-ever mayor.