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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.

U.S. News & World Report Ranks UMass Boston in Top Tier Nationally for Second Straight Year

Crystal Valencia | September 12, 2017

UMass Boston Moves Up 12 Spots in Annual Ranking of Top-Tier College and Universities

Education Professor Delivers Keynote Address at Internationalization Forum in China

Office of Communications | August 18, 2017

Assistant Professor of Higher Education Gerardo Blanco Ramírez delivered the keynote address at the First Forum on Internationalization of Higher Education at Shaanxi Normal University in China.

UMass Boston Education Professors Teach in Poland

Office of Communications | August 18, 2017

Gerardo Blanco Ramírez and Ana Solano-Campos, assistant professors in the College of Education and Human Development, taught at the John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin in Poland in May.

UMass Boston “Best in the Northeast” Again, Says Princeton Review

Office of Communications | August 18, 2017

This is the third year in a row that UMass Boston has made The Princeton Review’s “Best in the Northeast” list, and the fourth time overall the university has earned the designation.

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.