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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.

Trotter’s Barbara Lewis to Moderate Discussion Following Birth of a Movement Premiere

Office of Communications | January 27, 2017

In the documentary Birth of a Movement, Bestor Cram and Susan Gray examine William Monroe Trotter's campaign against D.W. Griffith’s 1915 film The Birth of a Nation. The film will be screened Monday, January 30.

Six-Word Story Contest Winners Tackle Tough Subjects

Colleen Locke | December 06, 2016

Lucas Henrique, an economics major from Somerville, took the top $100 prize in the fifth annual Six-Word Story Contest sponsored by the Master’s of Fine Arts and undergraduate Creative Writing programs.

Trotter Institute Director to Discuss Phillis Wheatley on May 8 at Boston Public Library

Office of Communications | November 04, 2016

Barbara Lewis will be exploring the world into which poet Phillis Wheatley stepped on the eve of the commonwealth's freedom era.

Six Word Story Contest Returns; Deadline is November 18

Office of Communications | October 21, 2016

Open to all UMass Boston undergraduates. Send entries to 6wordstorycontest@gmail.com by November 18, 2016. The winner receives $100; two runners up receive $50.