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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.

UMass Boston Students Seek Original Plymouth Settlement Walls

Colleen Locke | July 07, 2014

Plymouth, Massachusetts is home to one of our country's oldest settlements, but no one knows where the settlement borders were actually located. David Landon, associate director of UMass Boston’s Andrew Fiske Memorial Center for…

EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy: UMass Boston ‘Best Education for Me’

Colleen Locke | March 06, 2014

Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy '76 says her anthropology degree prepared her for the top environmental post in the country.

EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy ’76 to Speak at UMass Boston Event

Office of Communications | February 20, 2014

UMass Boston alumna Gina McCarthy ‘76 will take part in a breakfast and conversation with fellow alumni and Chancellor J. Keith Motley on March 5.