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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.

JFK Winner Looks to Build ‘Critical Consciousness’ As Future Educator

Vanessa Chatterley | May 16, 2018

Chris Walkes will deliver the student speaker address at the undergraduate commencement ceremony on May 25.

Theatre Arts Announces 2018-19 Season

Bill Doncaster | May 15, 2018

New Voices, Student Body by Frank Winters, and Spring Guest Director Dawn M. Simmons

New Human Rights Website Showcases Academic Opportunities at UMass Boston, Research and Publications

Office of Communications | May 10, 2018

Visit www.umb.edu/humanrights to learn about the many academic programs, research projects, and resources related to human rights at the University of Massachusetts Boston.

UMass Boston Professor’s Research Sheds Light on ‘Dark Money’ in Politics

Robert Connolly | May 10, 2018

Maurice “Mo” Cunningham, associate professor of political science, received the Massachusetts Teachers Association’s President’s Award on Saturday for his research on “dark money” -- often untraceable donations injected into ballot and electoral campaigns in Massachusetts and across the nation.

UMass Boston’s 50th Commencement Ceremonies Begin Today

Office of Communications | May 09, 2018

Former U.S. Congressman Barney Frank and urban education advocate Geoffrey Canada, founder of the Harlem Children’s Zone, will deliver the principal addresses at UMass Boston’s 50th Commencement Ceremonies May 24 and 25.

Student Work in the University Hall Gallery Through May 25

Office of Communications | May 07, 2018

Capstone '18, a group exhibition of student artworks made during the course ART 380, will be in the University Hall Gallery from May 8 through May 25.

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.

Senior Ammany Ty Named UMass Boston’s 29 Who Shine Winner

Vanessa Chatterley | May 02, 2018

Ammany Ty, an undergrad student who is majoring in English and Asian American studies in the Honors College, will be honored at a State House ceremony on Friday, May 4.

UMass Boston Makes Forbes’ Top 300 List for America’s Best Value Colleges

Office of Communications | April 26, 2018

The University of Massachusetts Boston made the third annual list of Forbes’ America’s Best Value Colleges.