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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.

UMass Boston PhD Students Eligible for New Program to Fund Dissertation Development

Colleen Locke | March 07, 2017

The goal of the UMass Boston-SSRC Transdisciplinary Dissertation Proposal Development Program is to provide guidance, mentorship, and a structure for developing and completing dissertation research proposals.

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.”