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New Labor Studies Program Director Discusses Human Rights, History of Solidarity with Latin America

Colleen Locke | October 11, 2016

The new director of UMass Boston’s Labor Studies Program and Labor Resource Center had one message he wanted audience members to take away from his first public lecture on campus: the labor studies major is open for business

UMass Boston Professors Honored with Leventhal Environment Award

Office of Communications | October 06, 2016

Two professors from UMass Boston’s School for the Environment will be honored for their work on the environment tomorrow evening at the sixth annual Norman B. Leventhal Awards for Excellence in City Building.

With #FERGUSON, Composer David Patterson Goes Home Through Music, Hope, and Prayer

Bill Doncaster | October 06, 2016

Patterson composed #FERGUSON in part to make sense of watching his hometown become the focal point of a national and difficult conversation about race.

New Voices, New Stories Showcases Student Playwrights in Action

Bill Doncaster | October 02, 2016

UMass Boston playwrights share new work as the first performance in the new University Hall Theatre

Professor Amy Den Ouden to Present at the Aquinnah Cultural Center

Brittany Downey, Department Manager WGS | September 27, 2016

Indigenous Women, Colonial Violence, and Histories of Resistance in Southern New England

2016 Ryan Award Winner Has 4.0, Dream of Teaching English

Colleen Locke | September 23, 2016

Hannah Piasecki, an English major in the Honors College, is the winner of the 2016 John W. Ryan Award, an honor given to the UMass Boston junior with the highest GPA.

“Links and Lineage” Painting Now on Display at University Hall

Colleen Locke | September 23, 2016

New artwork on fourth floor of University Hall adds to Arts on the Point

Congratulations to the New Vice President of NWSA

Brittany Downey, Department Manager WGS | September 20, 2016

WGS Chair Elora Chowdhury will serve from 2016-2018

UMass Boston Film Series Returns to Campus September 29 with “All This Panic”

Office of Communications | September 19, 2016

The ninth season of the UMass Boston Film Series kicked off Sunday with a screening of Cameraperson at the Coolidge Corner Theatre in Brookline. This season’s films include eight full-length documentary films and one short, which will be shown the same night as a feature.

U.S. News & World Report Ranks UMass Boston in Top Tier Nationally

Office of Communications | September 13, 2016

U.S. News & World Report has ranked the University of Massachusetts Boston in the first tier of “national universities” in the United States, according to a new report released Tuesday.