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.
Barbara Lewis will be exploring the world into which poet Phillis Wheatley stepped on the eve of the commonwealth's freedom era.
Open to all UMass Boston undergraduates. Send entries to firstname.lastname@example.org by November 18, 2016. The winner receives $100; two runners up receive $50.
Hannah Piasecki, an English major in the Honors College, is the winner of the 2016 John W. Ryan Award, an honor given to the UMass Boston junior with the highest GPA.
UMass Boston Chancellor J. Keith Motley and senior staff welcomed new and returning students to the UMass Boston campus Tuesday.
John Hess leads team of 7 faculty, staff teaching courses in English to Chinese graduate students
Krysten Hill '13 is the second UMass Boston alumna in two years to win the St. Botolph Club Foundation’s Emerging Artist Award in literature.
Three current UMass Boston students and two alumni have won prestigious international fellowships that begin this summer. Four of the winners received grants through the Fulbright English Teaching Assistant Program; the other was awarded a Boren Fellowship.
Eleven students in the Becoming a Leader class have spent the spring semester gaining leadership lessons from an impressive roster of CEOs, politicians, nonprofit chiefs, and entrepreneurs.
10 poems of 140 characters or less honored in third annual contest