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AG Healey, 3Point Foundation, UMass Boston Announce New Youth Anti-Violence Program

Office of Communications | January 31, 2017

Attorney General Maura Healey today announced a new innovative partnership with the 3Point Foundation and UMass Boston aimed at preventing and reducing youth gun violence in the state’s urban areas.

Honors Students Partner with BPS on Street Trauma Research, Present Findings to Superintendent Chang

Colleen Locke | January 30, 2017

UMass Boston students taking the class Understanding Their Experiences with Street Trauma: Youth Participatory Action Research Methods were co-researchers with students at Community Academic of Health and Sciences (CASH) High School in Dorchester on a photovoice research project in fall 2016.

UMass Boston Recognized on U.S. News 2017 List of Best Online Programs

Zach Herman | January 10, 2017

Leader in educational rankings highlights UMass Boston in three categories: Best Online Bachelor’s Programs, Best Online Business Programs, and Best Online Education Programs

NSF Grant to Fund UMass Boston Chemistry Education Research

Anna Fisher-Pinkert | January 03, 2017

Hannah Sevian has received a $2.5 million grant to help teachers foster a new kind of teaching and learning around chemistry.

One Year In, Native American Students in Early Childhood Program Making an Impact in Tribal Schools

Colleen Locke | December 22, 2016

The Native American Early Childhood Education Scholars Program is a pilot program that fully funds the students as they earn a bachelor’s degree in early childhood and education in inclusive settings.

COSMIC Physics Curriculum to be Taught Across Thailand

Anna Fisher-Pinkert | November 23, 2016

40 teachers and 30 school principals gathered in Bangkok to learn to teach lessons from Active Physics, which is being translated into Thai.

UMass Boston PhD Candidate Meets President Obama, Shares Research at White House Pride Event

Colleen Locke | October 12, 2016

Tangela Roberts was invited to the White House following the publication of her article “Between a Gay and a Straight Place: Bisexual Individuals’ Experiences with Monosexism.”

UMass Boston Training Graduate Wins Presidential Teaching Award

Office of Communications | September 30, 2016

Neil Plotnick of Everett High School won a Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching. Plotnick is a graduate of Project FOCUS, a dual certification teacher training program (special education and secondary education) run by the Institute for Community Inclusion (ICI).

U.S. News & World Report Ranks UMass Boston in Top Tier Nationally

Office of Communications | September 13, 2016

U.S. News & World Report has ranked the University of Massachusetts Boston in the first tier of “national universities” in the United States, according to a new report released Tuesday.

Magazine Honors UMass Boston for Focus on Diversity, Inclusion

Office of Communications | September 02, 2016

INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine has given UMass Boston a Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award.