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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.

Community of Leaders Serves as Teachers for Honors College Students

Colleen Locke | May 06, 2016

Eleven students in the Becoming a Leader class have spent the spring semester gaining leadership lessons from an impressive roster of CEOs, politicians, nonprofit chiefs, and entrepreneurs.

SophoMORE Connects Liberal Arts Students with Alumni, Career Help

Maryalice Gill | February 25, 2016

The College of Liberal Arts SophoMORE program offers sophomore students workshops for resume writing, networking, and professional communication, and participation in a required job shadow, often with UMass Boston alumni.

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.

UMass Boston Hosts AIDS Memorial Quilt Exhibit

Colleen Locke | December 02, 2015

Sections of the AIDS Memorial Quilt, the 54-ton, handmade tapestry that memorializes more than 90,000 individuals lost to AIDS, are on display in the Campus Center through this Friday.

Honors College Colloquium Class Gains Insight at Japanese Internment Camp

Colleen Locke | December 01, 2015

The Honors College and the Ralph and Janice James Student Success Fund fully funded the trip to Little Tokyo in Los Angeles and the Manzanar National Historic Site at the base of the Sierra Nevada mountains in Owens Valley, California.

UMass Boston Genomics Core Facility Opens

James G. Mortenson | July 07, 2015

Building on the momentum of the recently opened state-of-the art Integrated Sciences Complex and the Center for Personalized Cancer Therapy (CPCT) at UMass Boston, the university now announces the official opening of the center’s Genomics Core facility.

UMass Boston Grad Students Survey One of Boston’s Oldest Farmsteads

Colleen Locke | December 12, 2014

John Steinberg and his students spent the first week of December searching for evidence of stables and other outbuildings on the former Fowler-Clark farmstead at Norfolk and Hosmer streets.

Wayuu Educator Speaks at UMass Boston

Josh Reid | October 23, 2014

Flor Palmar, Wayuu educator, spoke at UMass Boston Oct. 20

From Independence to Plymouth: One Grad Student’s Story

Christian Arthur, Communications Correspondent | July 09, 2014

UMass Boston graduate student Tyler Kyrola spent his summer searching for the borders of the original Pilgrim settlement.