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WGS Faculty Contributes to Welfare Reform Syllabus

Brittany Downey, Department Manager, WGS | August 22, 2016

Professor Lorna Rivera works with national campaign to promote awareness

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 Students Go Beyond Classroom to Gain Insights on Caribbean Culture

Colleen Locke | August 05, 2013

UMass Boston students earning college credit visited eight different Caribbean islands this summer to explore issues like militarization, health disparities, and tourism.

Gastón Institute Sends Delegation of Students, Research Associates to National Latino Conference

Gastón Institute | February 22, 2012

The Mauricio Gastón Institute for Latino Community Development and Public Policy is sending research associates and students to a conference in New York City.

Success in Reducing Urban Community Health Disparities on the Horizon

Colleen Locke | October 07, 2010

In 2007 the National Institutes of Health awarded UMass Boston a $7.7M grant to establish the Horizon Center, a public health facility with a mission of substantially reducing health disparities through research, research-training, and…