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.

12 PhD Students Chosen to Participate in Transdisciplinary Dissertation Proposal Development Program

Office of Graduate Studies | January 24, 2018

The Office of Graduate Studies has chosen 12 doctoral students from across the university to participate in this special program to help them develop their dissertation proposals.

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.

Early Education Expert Tapped for Federal Panel on the National Survey of Early Care and Education

Office of Communications | December 12, 2017

The executive director of the Institute for Early Education Leadership and Innovation has been named to the Technical Expert Panel of the National Survey of Early Care and Education 2019: The Provider and Workforce Study, the only nationally representative survey of early care and education.

Anne Douglass Talks Need for Specialized Early Care and Education Training at Pre-K Forum

Colleen Locke | November 22, 2017

UMass Boston’s Anne Douglass was part of a forum last week looking at the progress the City of Boston has been making in its efforts to ensure universal access to high-quality Pre-K experiences.

“Mother of Hubble” Speaks About Women in Science, Life in Space

Colleen Locke | November 13, 2017

Nancy Grace Roman, the astronomer known as the “Mother of Hubble” and the first woman to hold an executive position at NASA, visited campus to talk about everything from large moons and dwarf planets to Legos and advocating for women in science.

UMass Boston Professor Offers Framework for Early Care and Education Leadership in New Book

Office of Communications | November 09, 2017

In Leading for Change in Early Care and Education: Cultivating Leadership From Within, Anne L. Douglass builds a theory and a practice of entrepreneurial leadership for early care and education.