UMass Boston MFA Alumna Receives Rona Jaffe Foundation Writers’ Award ›
Danielle Jones-Pruett will receive $30,000 to fund the research and writing of a book of poetry about her Alabama hometown.
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Women’s and Gender Studies Holds 40th Anniversary Reunion Celebration ›
The Women’s and Gender Studies Department of the College of Liberal Arts celebrated its 40th anniversary on November 1 with a daylong party in the Campus Center Alumni Lounge focused on the department’s growth, its graduates and students, and its future.
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Former MFA Visiting Writer Earns Spot on National Book Award Shortlist ›
Cambridge-based poet Fanny Howe has won acclaim for her book "Second Childhood."
Former Governor Dukakis, President William Bulger Provide Insight to Honors College Students ›
At the request of Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh, students in Associate Professor of Political Science Erin O’Brien’s honors class are spending the fall semester developing recommendations to enrich the Strand Theatre. On Monday, the students got the chance to pick the brains of two political legends.
Harbor Gallery Presents: Michelle Lauriat’s “Temporary Landscape” ›
On exhibit through November 6, "Temporary Landscape" features the work of Michelle Lauriat.
$2.5M Justice Dept. Grant Will Fund Development of Mentoring for Children of Incarcerated Parents ›
UMass Boston psychology professor Jean Rhodes received a grant to increase mentor effectiveness for 2 million children with parents in jail, prison, or on parole.
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Film Series Returns Oct. 9 with Four Boston Premieres ›
On Thursday, the UMass Boston Film Series kicks off its fifth season of hosting free, thought-provoking independent films, and the filmmakers themselves, at the UMass Boston Campus Center.
UMass Boston Well-Represented on National Book Awards Longlist ›
Two authors with ties to the university have been named to the longlists for this year's National Book Awards.
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UMass Boston Poets Star On The Red Line ›
English professors Jill McDonough, Joyce Peseroff, and Lloyd Schwartz contributed poems to this month's "Poetry on the T" program.
UMass Boston Researchers Fight Health Disparities for Children with Autism ›
A $3.9 million grant from the National Institute of Mental Health will support early intervention for underserved children in Boston.