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UMass Boston Recognized on U.S. News 2017 List of Best Online Programs

Zach Herman | January 10, 2017

Leader in educational rankings highlights UMass Boston in three categories: Best Online Bachelor’s Programs, Best Online Business Programs, and Best Online Education Programs

The National Women’s Studies Association Post-election Statement

Barbara Ransby, President, National Women's Studies Association | December 15, 2016

Combating the Climate of Fear, Division and Xenophobia in the Wake of the U.S. Presidential Election

Distinguished Faculty Reflect on Growth and Change at UMass Boston

Zach Herman | December 09, 2016

Levy, Mutchler, and Tang discuss teaching, research, and service at Distinguished Faculty event

Jazz Night! The Coolest Night on Campus is This Saturday

Bill Doncaster | December 07, 2016

UMass Boston Jazz Ensembles take the new Recital Hall stage Saturday night

Bat Boy Cast Members Nominated to Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival

Bill Doncaster | December 07, 2016

Bat Boy cast members to represent UMass Boston at KCATCF, nominations in acting, musical theater and stage management

Six-Word Story Contest Winners Tackle Tough Subjects

Colleen Locke | December 06, 2016

Lucas Henrique, an economics major from Somerville, took the top $100 prize in the fifth annual Six-Word Story Contest sponsored by the Master’s of Fine Arts and undergraduate Creative Writing programs.

Bat Boy: The Musical Launches New University Hall Theatre, Opening Thursday

Bill Doncaster | November 28, 2016

Rock and roll, horror, comic musical explores prejudice through a half-bat, half-boy, made famous by the Weekly World News

UMass Boston Researchers Find Evidence of Original 1620 Plymouth Settlement

Colleen Locke | November 21, 2016

Three hundred and ninety-five years after Pilgrims celebrated the first Thanksgiving in Plymouth, Massachusetts, researchers from UMass Boston’s Andrew Fiske Memorial Center for Archaeological Research can say they have definitively discovered evidence of the original 1620 Plymouth settlement.

Trotter Institute Director to Discuss Phillis Wheatley on May 8 at Boston Public Library

Office of Communications | November 04, 2016

Barbara Lewis will be exploring the world into which poet Phillis Wheatley stepped on the eve of the commonwealth's freedom era.

Alumni Association Supports Beacons Student Success Fellowship; Paid Internships Continue

Colleen Locke | October 28, 2016

The UMass Boston Alumni Association has made a three-year commitment of $170,000 to support the Beacons Student Success Fellowship.