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.
Chris Walkes will deliver the student speaker address at the undergraduate commencement ceremony on May 25.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The University of Massachusetts Boston made the third annual list of Forbes’ America’s Best Value Colleges.