History Professor Earns Manning Prize for Excellence in Teaching

Vanessa Chatterley | May 23, 2018

Assistant Professor of History Olivia Weisser was recently honored as one of five University of Massachusetts faculty to receive the 2018 Manning Prize for Excellence in Teaching.

Beacon Student Success Fellowship Makes Internships, Volunteer, and Research Experiences Possible

Colleen Locke | October 13, 2017

Since 2014, the Beacon Student Success Fellowship has paid 184 students a total of $250,000 so that they could have unpaid or low-paying internships, do research with faculty, volunteer, and study abroad.

Native Student Athletes Strengthen Cultural Ties at UMass Boston

Colleen Locke | July 31, 2017

UMass Boston is home to a minor in Native American and indigenous studies and four minority research institutions, including the Institute for New England Native American Studies.

UMass Boston Helps Dorchester Uncover its Past

Anna Fisher-Pinkert | May 03, 2017

“What’s important about this process is that it comes from the bottom up, not from the top down,” Pelayo said.

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.

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.

Elora Chowdhury in Lahore, Pakistan to Present at Second of Three Connected Conferences

Brittany Downey, Department Manager WGS | August 31, 2016

Transregional Filmscapes in South Asia: Practices, Politics, History

Students Connect Boston’s Busing Past to Present through Digital Archives

Maryalice Gill | April 15, 2016

Director of UMass Boston’s Archives program Marilyn Morgan chose Boston’s busing crisis as the focus of her new course, Transforming Archives in a Digital Age.

UMass Boston Professors to Discuss Phillis Wheatley Saturday Before Theater Performance

Colleen Locke | February 11, 2016

A group of professors who make up the UMass Boston Public Humanities Collaborative will be leading a discussion Saturday at the Central Square Theater on Wheatley Hall namesake Phillis Wheatley.

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.