UMass Boston Students Earn Fulbrights to Teach in Colombia, Study in UK

Colleen Locke | May 07, 2018

James Nickerson received an English Teaching Assistant award and will be teaching college students in Colombia how to speak English starting in July; Adam Darisse has earned a study/research award that will fund a master’s degree in medieval studies at the University of York in the United Kingdom.

Next Stop, State Department: UMass Boston Senior One of 30 to Earn Rangel Graduate Fellowship

Colleen Locke | December 18, 2017

Brittany Orange, a senior political science major in the Honors College, is one of 30 nationwide to receive the Charles Rangel Fellowship, a fellowship that paves the way for a career with the U.S. State Department.

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.

UMass Boston Nursing Major Turns Student Success Tool into Scholarship

Colleen Locke | August 04, 2015

Kyla Corvino won a scholarship after writing about her experience completing a Mapworks survey. Mapworks is an online tool offered through the University Advising Center that helps students assess whether they are staying on track toward graduation.

Wayuu Educator Speaks at UMass Boston

Josh Reid | October 23, 2014

Flor Palmar, Wayuu educator, spoke at UMass Boston Oct. 20

UMass Boston Experts Will Aid Marty Walsh Transition Effort

Office of Communications | December 06, 2013

Nine academics with university ties will assist Walsh as he prepares to become Boston's first new mayor in 20 years.

UMass Boston Alumna Increases Public Access to History of Argentina’s “Disappeared Children”

Office of Communications | May 03, 2013

A UMass Boston alumna has helped expand access to an important archival collection at the Healey Library by transcribing interviews with women whose family members were kidnapped or killed during Argentina’s brutal Dirty War.

Local Portuguese Speakers Celebrate Launch of Center for Portuguese Language

Colleen Locke | May 05, 2010

The collective voice of the many Portuguese speakers of Massachusetts got a little louder on March 25 at a reception to celebrate the official inauguration of the Center for Portuguese Language-Instituto Camões. Born of the efforts of the…