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UMass Boston Receives $181K NEH Grant to Make Pilgrim Artifacts More Accessible

Colleen Locke | April 23, 2018

Christa Beranek, a project archaeologist for the Fiske Center for Archaeological Research, has received a three-year, $181,000 National Endowment for the Humanities grant to create a digital catalog of Plimoth Plantation’s archaeological collection, including artifacts excavated from Pilgrim homes.

UMass Boston Business Students Receive Krystle Campbell Scholarships

Vanessa Chatterley | April 17, 2018

UMass Boston students were selected to receive this year’s Krystle Campbell Scholarship.

UMass Boston Alumna to Deploy Health Care Services in Liberia Through Princeton in Africa Fellowship

Colleen Locke | April 05, 2018

Inspired by her time on an Honors College trip, Anny Rodriguez ’16 will be moving to Liberia this summer to serve as a 2018-2019 Princeton in Africa fellow. The Office of Fellowship Advising can assist with applications for fellowship opportunities.

Former EPA Chief and Alumna Gina McCarthy ’76 Returns to Campus to Talk Climate Change

Colleen Locke | November 03, 2017

UMass Boston alumna and former EPA administrator Gina McCarthy ’76 returned to campus Monday for a panel looking at climate change challenges and opportunities.

2017 JFK Award Winner Daniela Bravo-Terkia’s Undergraduate Commencement Address

Daniela Bravo-Terkia | May 26, 2017

Daniela Bravo-Terkia, who emigrated from Chile with her family at age 12, received the John F. Kennedy Award for Academic Excellence on Friday at UMass Boston’s 49th Commencement exercises.

At UMass Boston Undergrad Commencement, JFK Winner Shares Journey Out of Shadows

Zach Herman | May 26, 2017

UMass Boston celebrated its 49th undergraduate commencement at the TD Garden on Friday, May 26. An estimated 2,840 undergraduates received degrees.

From the Cover of TIME to UMass Boston’s JFK Winner: Daniela Bravo-Terkia a Voice for Immigrants

Colleen Locke | May 23, 2017

This year's JFK Award winner is Daniela Bravo-Terkia, who has dedicated her time at UMass Boston to making sure undocumented students like her don’t feel pressured to hide. The JFK Award is the highest honor a UMass Boston undergraduate can receive.

UMass Boston Students Receive First Scholarships from Associated Industries of Massachusetts

Anna Fisher-Pinkert | May 18, 2017

The purpose of the scholarship is to supplement other funds that students receive.

Public Statement of the Human Rights Faculty on the US Travel Ban

Human Rights Faculty of UMass Boston | February 16, 2017

Our community comes from different parts of the world, including those covered by this travel ban.

UMass Boston Researchers Find Evidence of Original 1620 Plymouth Settlement

Colleen Locke | November 21, 2016

Three hundred and ninety-five years after Pilgrims celebrated the first Thanksgiving in Plymouth, Massachusetts, researchers from UMass Boston’s Andrew Fiske Memorial Center for Archaeological Research can say they have definitively discovered evidence of the original 1620 Plymouth settlement.