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Native Student Athletes Strengthen Cultural Ties at UMass Boston

Colleen Locke | July 31, 2017

UMass Boston is home to a minor in Native American and indigenous studies and four minority research institutions, including the Institute for New England Native American Studies.

UMass Boston Professor Delivers Commencement Address in Kyrgyzstan

Colleen Locke | July 12, 2017

Professor of Counseling Psychology Sharon Horne delivered the commencement address at American University of Central Asia in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan last month. She also received an honorary professorship, similar to an honorary degree in the United States.

UMass Boston, Community Partners Team Up on New Mural at John W. McCormack Middle School

Colleen Locke | July 12, 2017

The new mural was made possible by a Love Your Block Grant and support from National Grid, Paul Revere Transportation, and UMass Boston Community Relations.

UMass Boston Institute for Early Education Leadership and Innovation Awarded $100K Grant

Office of Communications | July 05, 2017

The University of Massachusetts Boston’s Institute for Early Education Leadership and Innovation has been awarded a $100,000 grant by the Boston Foundation, the university announced today.

UMass Boston Hosts Leadership Forum on Early Education, Launches New Innovation Lab and Accelerator

Office of Communications | May 16, 2017

The accelerator will provide mentoring, networking, and access to capital necessary to start and grow businesses through a cohort-based program.

Professor Arthur Eisenkraft to Receive National Science Board Public Service Award

Office of Communications | April 25, 2017

The award honors exemplary public service in promoting public understanding of science and engineering.

UMass Boston One of the Best Values in Massachusetts

Office of Communications | April 14, 2017

A survey by SmartAsset.com finds UMass Boston is among the best values in Massachusetts.

UMass Boston’s Anne Douglass to Boston City Council: Early Care Investment Needed

Colleen Locke | March 30, 2017

The executive director of UMass Boston’s Institute for Early Education Leadership and Innovation, testified before a Boston City Council committee about the need for quality early care and education and the need to support small child care-related

UMass Boston Honors Community Leaders at Annual Community Breakfast

Colleen Locke | March 22, 2017

UMass Boston presented Joyce Linehan ’96, ‘04, chief of policy for Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh, with the Robert H. Quinn Award for Outstanding Community Leadership at the university's annual Community Breakfast Wednesday morning.

UMass Boston’s Graduate Nursing and Education Programs Ranked by U.S. News & World Report

Colleen Locke | March 14, 2017

U.S. News & World Report's 2018 edition of Best Graduate Schools includes three UMass Boston graduate programs.