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Black Student Center’s Lynching Exhibit in Campus Center Through March 24

Colleen Locke | March 22, 2017

The Strange Fruit exhibit “Horror Stories of Lynching” features narratives of oppression hung from tree branches, spray-painted gold to represent power and beauty.

Human Rights Graduate to Serve on Easton Human Rights Commission

Brittany Downey, Department Manager WGS | August 04, 2016

Sumayia Zama, Human Right Minor alum, invited to serve her community

UMass Boston Opens University Hall to Students

Anna Fisher-Pinkert | January 25, 2016

Today marks the beginning of the phased opening of University Hall, UMass Boston’s second new building in the last two years.

A Statement on the Crisis in the Dominican Republic

Haitian Studies Association Executive Director Marc Prou, on the behalf of the association's Board of Directors | June 29, 2015

The Haitian Studies Association strongly deplores and condemns the racialist policies taken by the government of the Dominican Republic against some of its native-born black citizens of Haitian descent and black immigrants, in defiance of international law and common human decency.

Edward M. Kennedy Institute Welcomes President Barack Obama to Campus March 30

Office of Communications | March 26, 2015

President Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama, and Vice President Joe Biden will attend a dedication ceremony on Monday, March 30 for the new Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate, located on the University of Massachusetts Boston campus.

UMass Boston Students Journey to Selma for 50th Anniversary of Bloody Sunday

Colleen Locke | March 12, 2015

UMass Boston Students Among the Contingent of 50 Who Rode Bus from Boston to Alabama

UMass Boston Alumna: Emerging Leader, Lifelong Learner, Volunteer Extraordinaire

McCormack Graduate School | November 26, 2014

Meet Nulise François and discover how she has put her UMass Boston degrees and graduate certificates to good work.

Former Kenyan Prime Minister Raila Odinga Highlights Africa’s Development

Charlie Brackett | May 13, 2014

Former Kenyan Prime Minister Raila Odinga visited the UMass Boston campus on May 6 to deliver a talk, “The Awakening African Lion,” as part of the Distinguished International Lecture series.

South African Activist Praises Response to Boston Marathon Bombings

Office of Communications | April 30, 2013

Albie Sachs, an anti-apartheid activist, car bombing survivor, and one of the authors of South Africa’s constitution, praised the response of UMass Boston students following the Boston Marathon bombings.

Student Playwrights Festival Kicks Off Wednesday With Free Readings

Office of Communications | February 20, 2013

The Performing Arts Department kicks off its inaugural Student Playwrights Festival Wednesday with free staged readings of four plays written by UMass Boston students. Four fully-staged productions follow in March.