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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.

Counseling and School Psychology Professor Receives International Early Career Honor

Office of Communications | November 03, 2017

Amy Cook, assistant professor of counseling and school psychology in the College of Education and Human Development, has been recognized by the International Association for Research on Service-Learning and Community Engagement (IARSLCE).

UMass Boston Professor Uses NSF Grants to Spark Science Interest in Elementary, High Schools

Colleen Locke | October 24, 2017

Second-year professor Tej Delvi and her co-principal investigators applied for and received three different National Science Foundation grants centered on helping teachers teach science.

New Dean of College of Education and Human Development Looks to Expand UMass Boston’s Reach

Colleen Locke | September 25, 2017

UMass Boston welcomed Joseph Berger, the new dean of its College of Education and Human Development, this month.

UMass Boston, Tufts Medical Profs Collaborate on New Tool to Improve Clinician Guidelines

Office of Communications | September 13, 2017

A new tool – and eight-item checklist -- has been developed to help clinicians identify trustworthy, relevant, and useful practice guidelines.