1,340 graduate, doctoral students honored; undergraduates to be celebrated on Friday
Assistant Professor Angela Stone-MacDonald has received a Fulbright grant to teach early childhood education in Tanzania this September.
Mary Lu Love, an instructor in the Early Education and Care in Inclusive Settings Program, has received the Boston Association for the Education of Young Children’s Abigail Eliot Award for making a difference in the field of early education and care.
The education programs have risen five spots since their last ranking in 2015; the public affairs program has gained 10 spots since it was last evaluated in 2012.
Anne Douglass will be among those meeting with Boston Mayor Marty Walsh on Saturday about a new UMass Boston partnership that’s providing support to predominately women-run early education and care businesses in Roxbury.
The 12 faculty members who joined last year's trip to Xi'an will discuss their experiences on Tuesday at 2:30 in the Campus Center.
Designation is another milestone in the university's evolution as a hub for world-changing research.
UMass Boston Professors Anne Douglass and Monica Yudron are part of the research team hired to evaluate expanded preschool offerings in Massachusetts.
The PhD in early childhood education and care is one of the first programs in the state to provide a course of study in research, policy, and practice related to the development and education of young children ages birth through five. Applications for fall 2016 admission are due January 15.
In the 2014-2015 academic year, 32 UMass Boston faculty members published books or completed major musical compositions. They were honored on Thursday at the third annual Provost’s Book Party.