UMass Boston MFA Alumna Receives Rona Jaffe Foundation Writers’ Award ›
Danielle Jones-Pruett will receive $30,000 to fund the research and writing of a book of poetry about her Alabama hometown.
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Former MFA Visiting Writer Earns Spot on National Book Award Shortlist ›
Cambridge-based poet Fanny Howe has won acclaim for her book "Second Childhood."
UMass Boston Well-Represented on National Book Awards Longlist ›
Two authors with ties to the university have been named to the longlists for this year's National Book Awards.
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UMass Boston Poets Star On The Red Line ›
English professors Jill McDonough, Joyce Peseroff, and Lloyd Schwartz contributed poems to this month's "Poetry on the T" program.
Master’s Graduate Samantha Leney Gets Dazzling Surprise at UMass Boston Commencement ›
Leney, who earned a graduate degree in school psychology, and boyfriend Daniel Ruggeiro, who earned an MBA, finished school and got engaged in the span of 24 hours.
Longtime Professors Chen, Fay, and Lynde Honored With Chancellor’s Awards at Commencement ›
Three members of the UMass Boston faculty were recognized for their outstanding teaching, research, and service by Chancellor J. Keith Motley and Provost Winston Langley.
Students Integral to UMass Boston Partnership Development, Expansion ›
With more than 900 community partnerships documented in 2014, it’s clear faculty, staff, and students are making the university’s civic engagement mission a priority.
UMass Boston Student Writers Show Their Might/In Twitter Poetry Contest, Where Words Take Flight ›
Writers never know where a great idea will come from. Amy Gaeta found her inspiration in the freezer—a package of pork chops with a handwritten note attached.
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Tell Me a (Six-Word) Story ›
Ernest Hemingway once wrote a story that was only six words long. In that spirit, UMass Boston's Creative Writing Program has hosted its second annual six-word story contest.
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UMass Boston Faculty Win Creative Economy Grants from President Caret ›
UMass Boston faculty have received $87,000 from UMass President Robert Caret’s office to bring artistic and entrepreneurship opportunities to UMass Boston students, partners, and the community as a whole.