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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.

The Economist Cites Professor Nelson’s work

David Timmons | October 23, 2015

A recent piece in The Economist magazine discusses Professor Nelson's work in feminist economics.

Second Acts: From Economics Professor to Aerobics Instructor

Economics Department | October 20, 2015

A recent retiree from academia discovers new skills and inspiration leading fitness classes.

Professor Nelson’s Study on Gender and Risk Taking Covered by Wall Street Journal

David Timmons | September 26, 2015

Professor of Economics Julie Nelson debunks the myth that most women are more risk averse than men.

Professor Emeritus Arthur MacEwan on Community College Accessibility

David Timmons | September 26, 2015

Professor Emeritus Arthur MacEwan addresses the possible effects of Obama's tuition-free community college proposal.

UMass Boston Students Earn Scholarships to Study Abroad

Colleen Locke | September 11, 2015

Two more UMass Boston students have earned scholarships through the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program to study abroad. Agostinha Depina and Trang Mai are two of 860 students nationwide to be studying this fall on a Gilman scholarship.

Economics Faculty Receive Equitable Growth Grants

David Timmons | August 26, 2015

Three faculty from the Department of Economics received grants to study how income inequality affects economic growth.

Professor Nelson Wins Award for Essay on Place of Care in the Economy

David Timmons | July 13, 2015

The Independent Social Research Foundation gave Professor Julie Nelson an award for her essay “Husbandry: A (Feminist) Reclamation of Masculine Responsibility for Care."

Konstantinidis on Greek Crisis

David Timmons | July 11, 2015

Professor Harry Konstantinidis was recently interviewed on the evolving economic crisis in Greece.

Faculty News: Economics Department

Economics Department | June 08, 2015

News from Economics Department faculty