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UMass Boston Professor Receives International Young Researcher Award

Colleen Locke | July 11, 2016

Assistant Professor of Economics Guy Numa is one of just two researchers worldwide to receive the European Society for the History of Economic Thought's 2016 Young Researcher Award.

Two Sociology students have been awarded Doctoral Dissertation Research Grants

Sociology Department | June 15, 2016

Kate Phelps and Jay Byron have received $6,996 to support their original research projects.

UMass Boston’s Bobel Is Go-To Voice As Media Focuses on Menstrual Health

Zach Herman | June 07, 2016

Associate Professor of Women's Studies Chris Bobel has been studying the politics of periods for more than 20 years.

Grateful for the Experience: International Student Appreciates Opportunity to Study at UMass Boston

Cassandra Baptista | June 06, 2016

Keishiro Ota has made two significant decisions in the past few years that have shaped him: the first was to move to the United States, and then soon after, to transfer to UMass Boston.

UMass Boston Undergrads Publish Op-Ed in Local Newspaper

Sociology Department | June 06, 2016

Their position piece on discipline in schools resulted from a team-based class assignment

Congratulations to Applied Sociology Graduates!

Sociology Department | May 31, 2016

Four students were awarded master's degrees during UMass Boston's 2016 graduate commencement ceremony.

Meet More Members of the Class of 2016

Colleen Locke | May 27, 2016

These are just some of the 2,922 UMass Boston students who earned undergraduate degrees at the TD Garden on May 27.

Two Days of UMass Boston Commencement Celebrations Begin With Grad Ceremony

Zach Herman and Crystal Valencia | May 26, 2016

1,340 graduate, doctoral students honored; undergraduates to be celebrated on Friday

Lydia Todd is appointed as the First Deputy Commissioner of the Massachusetts Probation Service

Sociology Department | May 20, 2016

Todd is an alumna of UMass Boston's Applied Sociology program and an Associate Lecturer in Sociology.

3 UMass Boston Students, 2 Alumni Win Fulbright, Boren Fellowship Awards

Colleen Locke | May 19, 2016

Three current UMass Boston students and two alumni have won prestigious international fellowships that begin this summer. Four of the winners received grants through the Fulbright English Teaching Assistant Program; the other was awarded a Boren Fellowship.