College of Liberal Arts


UMass Boston Graduate Programs Rise in U.S. News and World Report Rankings

Colleen Locke | March 18, 2016

The education programs have risen five spots since their last ranking in 2015; the public affairs program has gained 10 spots since it was last evaluated in 2012.

Joiner Institute Presents Minoo Emami’s “The Aura of War” in UMass Boston’s Harbor Gallery

Office of Communications | March 17, 2016

The William Joiner Institute for the Study of War and Social Consequences presents Minoo Emami's "The Aura of War" from March 21 through April 26 in the Harbor Gallery. Emami’s work focuses on the consequences of war, with a particular focus on war’s effect on women.

Appeals Court Returns to UMass Boston, Giving Students Insight into Judicial Process

Colleen Locke | March 08, 2016

UMass Boston criminal justice, sociology, and political science students had the opportunity to not only experience the judicial process without leaving campus, but to network with members of the court, their staff, and alumni, some of whom work for the court system.

UMass Boston Faculty Will Return to China for Summer Graduate Seminar

Zach Herman | March 07, 2016

The 12 faculty members who joined last year's trip to Xi'an will discuss their experiences on Tuesday at 2:30 in the Campus Center.

UMass Boston Researchers Find Preschoolers Memorize Rhymes Better Than Adults

Anna Fisher-Pinkert | March 04, 2016

When pitted against adults, kids remembered up to twice the words in a rhyming story.

Theatre Arts Presents ‘Polaroid Stories’

Bill Doncaster | March 03, 2016

The Department of Performing Arts presents Polaroid Stories by Naomi Iizuka, a play merging the gritty world of teen runaways with classic mythology, starting April 7 in the McCormack Theatre.

UMass Boston’s COP21 Participants Discuss Paris Pact at Sustainable Solutions Lab Event

Colleen Locke | February 25, 2016

UMass Boston’s Sustainable Solutions Lab, a cross-disciplinary institute launched this semester to address the complex impacts of climate change, convened an expert panel Wednesday to discuss the lessons learned from the Paris Agreement, a historic international accord reached at December’s COP21 co

SophoMORE Connects Liberal Arts Students with Alumni, Career Help

Maryalice Gill | February 25, 2016

The College of Liberal Arts SophoMORE program offers sophomore students workshops for resume writing, networking, and professional communication, and participation in a required job shadow, often with UMass Boston alumni.

Arabic Studies Minor Provides UMass Boston Students with Career, Cultural Opportunities

Colleen Locke | February 16, 2016

UMass Boston launched its first academic program in Arabic studies, a six-course minor, this semester.

Call for Submissions: New Voices, New Stories

Bill Doncaster | February 16, 2016

Now accepting submissions from UMass Boston playwrights