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UMass Boston Community Reflects on Phillis Wheatley’s Legacy

Colleen Locke | May 03, 2017

UMass Boston students read Phillis Wheatley’s poems and UMass Boston professors reflected on her history and the legacy she leaves for us during Thursday’s Phillis Wheatley Day activities in the Harbor Gallery.

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.

Distinguished Faculty Reflect on Growth and Change at UMass Boston

Zach Herman | December 09, 2016

Levy, Mutchler, and Tang discuss teaching, research, and service at Distinguished Faculty event

Professor Amy Den Ouden to Present at the Aquinnah Cultural Center

Brittany Downey, Department Manager WGS | September 27, 2016

Indigenous Women, Colonial Violence, and Histories of Resistance in Southern New England

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 President’s Office Funds 3 UMass Boston Visual Art, History Projects

Colleen Locke | July 20, 2016

This year’s recipients are Susan Crandall, director of the Center for Social Policy; David Landon, associate director of the Andrew Fiske Memorial Center for Archaeological Research; and Rachel Rubin, director of the Center for the Study of Humanities, Culture, and Society.

UMass Boston Faculty Will Return to China for Summer Graduate Seminar

Zach Herman | March 07, 2016

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.

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.

Social History of Popular Music Connects Students With Local Community, Scene

Maryalice Gill | November 18, 2015

UMass Boston students need look no further than their own backyard to learn about the social history of popular music.

Newton Teacher’s Pop Culture Collection Comes to UMass Boston

Anna Pinkert | April 23, 2015

Allan MacDougall Popular Culture Archive includes rare music artifacts, recordings, and documents.