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UMass Boston Professor Publishes New Poetry Volume Personal Science

Colleen Locke | May 24, 2017

Assistant Professor of Creative Writing Lillian-Yvonne Bertram has turned her extreme fear of flying into the focal point of her new book, Personal Science.

Poem in Jill McDonough’s New Book Reaper Featured in New York Times

Colleen Locke | May 24, 2017

Military technology, including drones, plays a key role in Reaper, the new volume of poetry by UMass Boston professor Jill McDonough.

UMass Boston Hosts Undergraduate Shakespeare Conference

Colleen Locke | May 10, 2017

Senior English major Nora Connolly and Chloe Brooks, a Harvard undergraduate, won one of the two awards for best presentations at the conference. This is the third time in the last four years that a UMass Boston student has taken one of the top prizes.

Professor Tomlinson Appointed Editor of Scholarly Journal

Office of Communications | May 08, 2017

Susan Tomlinson, associate professor of English and chair of the Africana Studies Department, has been named the next editor of Legacy: A Journal of American Women Writers. Her five-year term as editor begins June 15.

Grad Student Fakisha Fabre UMass Boston’s 29 Who Shine Winner

Colleen Locke | May 04, 2017

Fakisha Fabre, a student in the Master’s in Public Administration Program in the McCormack Graduate School, is the 2017 "29 Who Shine" award winner from the University of Massachusetts Boston.

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’s CLA Undergraduate Research Showcase Highlights Academically Ambitious Students

Anna Fisher-Pinkert | April 27, 2017

On April 25, undergraduate students gathered in UMass Boston’s Alumni Lounge to present posters and papers.

Krystle Campbell’s Legacy Motivates UMass Boston’s Marathon Runners

Colleen Locke | April 12, 2017

Robyn Dangora, Suzzanne Freeze, and Paul Dyson are part of the Run for Krystle. They are running in Monday’s Boston Marathon to raise funds for the Krystle Campbell Scholarship Fund. Campbell was killed in the 2013 bombing.

UMass Boston’s Lloyd Schwartz to Read from First New Poetry Volume in 17 Years

Zach Herman | April 05, 2017

The Pulitzer Prize winner and English professor will read from and sign copies of "Little Kisses" at Harvard Book Store on Thursday.

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.