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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.

UMass Boston “Best in the Northeast” for Second Straight Year

Office of Communications | August 31, 2016

The University of Massachusetts Boston is one of the featured schools on The Princeton Review’s “Best in the Northeast” list for 2017.

UMass Boston Group Returns to China for Summer Institute

Zach Herman | August 10, 2016

John Hess leads team of 7 faculty, staff teaching courses in English to Chinese graduate students

UMass Boston Partners with BPS to Provide Additional Training for Minority Women Educators

Colleen Locke | July 15, 2016

UMass Boston is partnering with Boston Public Schools on the new Women Educators of Color Executive Coaching Program. The 15-month program gives minority women educators mentors, peer support, and the opportunity to take classes in UMass Boston’s educational administration programs for credit.