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Professor Tomlinson Appointed Editor of Scholarly Journal

Office of Communications | May 08, 2017

Susan Tomlinson, associate professor of English and chair of the Africana Studies Department, has been named the next editor of Legacy: A Journal of American Women Writers. Her five-year term as editor begins June 15.

Grad Student Fakisha Fabre UMass Boston’s 29 Who Shine Winner

Colleen Locke | May 04, 2017

Fakisha Fabre, a student in the Master’s in Public Administration Program in the McCormack Graduate School, is the 2017 "29 Who Shine" award winner from the University of Massachusetts Boston.

Faculty Research Celebration Highlights Mentorship On Campus

Anna Fisher-Pinkert | May 04, 2017

On May 2, Chancellor J. Keith Motley and the Friends of the Library hosted the annual Faculty Research Celebration in the Integrated Sciences Complex.

UMass Boston Helps Dorchester Uncover its Past

Anna Fisher-Pinkert | May 03, 2017

“What’s important about this process is that it comes from the bottom up, not from the top down,” Pelayo said.

UMass Boston Community Reflects on Phillis Wheatley’s Legacy

Colleen Locke | May 03, 2017

UMass Boston students read Phillis Wheatley’s poems and UMass Boston professors reflected on her history and the legacy she leaves for us during Thursday’s Phillis Wheatley Day activities in the Harbor Gallery.

UMass Boston’s CLA Undergraduate Research Showcase Highlights Academically Ambitious Students

Anna Fisher-Pinkert | April 27, 2017

On April 25, undergraduate students gathered in UMass Boston’s Alumni Lounge to present posters and papers.

Community Invited to UJazz Trio’s Live Album Recording Session in University Hall April 30

Colleen Locke | April 26, 2017

In celebration of International Jazz Day, three UMass Boston music students will take the stage in UMass Boston’s University Hall on Sunday at 7 p.m. for a free live performance and album recording.

Coolest Night on Campus Doubles Down—Jazz Night! May 5 & 6

Bill Doncaster | April 25, 2017

UMass Boston Jazz Ensembles take the stage, add a second performance

JoJo’s Last Dance (As a UMass Boston Student)

Bill Doncaster | April 24, 2017

A graduating senior, and dance sensation, prepares for her last Spring Dance Concert before graduation

UMass Boston Chamber Orchestra Celebrates Legacy of JFK with World Premiere Composition

Bill Doncaster | April 21, 2017

The UMass Boston Chamber Orchestra joins in the celebration of Kennedy’s centennial and legacy musically with The Sounds of Silence, including a world premiere of a composition by UMass Boston music professor David Patterson.