Daniela Bravo-Terkia, who emigrated from Chile with her family at age 12, received the John F. Kennedy Award for Academic Excellence on Friday at UMass Boston’s 49th Commencement exercises.
Three UMass Boston professors were honored at the undergraduate commencement ceremony for distinguished teaching, scholarship, and service.
UMass Boston celebrated its 49th undergraduate commencement at the TD Garden on Friday, May 26. An estimated 2,840 undergraduates received degrees.
Mohamed hopes to help end the practice of child marriage.
Assistant Professor of Creative Writing Lillian-Yvonne Bertram has turned her extreme fear of flying into the focal point of her new book, Personal Science.
Military technology, including drones, plays a key role in Reaper, the new volume of poetry by UMass Boston professor Jill McDonough.
This year's JFK Award winner is Daniela Bravo-Terkia, who has dedicated her time at UMass Boston to making sure undocumented students like her don’t feel pressured to hide. The JFK Award is the highest honor a UMass Boston undergraduate can receive.
The purpose of the scholarship is to supplement other funds that students receive.
The current exhibition in the University Hall Gallery, "Capstone '17," is made up of 39 artworks by 12 artists from Associate Professor Cat Mazza’s professional practices course, ART 380: Capstone.
Senior English major Nora Connolly and Chloe Brooks, a Harvard undergraduate, won one of the two awards for best presentations at the conference. This is the third time in the last four years that a UMass Boston student has taken one of the top prizes.