Academics

News

“Now’s the Time:” A Site-Specific Installation by Artist Todd Pavlisko

Kristin M. Rogers | August 11, 2016

Artist Todd Pavlisko shares his artistic vision with the UMass Boston community.

UMass Boston Group Returns to China for Summer Institute

Zach Herman | August 10, 2016

John Hess leads team of 7 faculty, staff teaching courses in English to Chinese graduate students

Human Rights Graduate to Serve on Easton Human Rights Commission

Brittany Downey, Department Manager WGS | August 04, 2016

Sumayia Zama, Human Right Minor alum, invited to serve her community

Associate Professor of Women’s and Gender Studies Awarded Prestigious Grant

Brittany Downey, Department Manager WGS | August 04, 2016

Professor Amy Den Ouden receives grant for Native American Research

Alumna Krysten Hill Wins St. Botolph Club Foundation Award

Maryalice Gill | August 02, 2016

Krysten Hill '13 is the second UMass Boston alumna in two years to win the St. Botolph Club Foundation’s Emerging Artist Award in literature.

UMass President’s Office Funds 3 UMass Boston Visual Art, History Projects

Colleen Locke | July 20, 2016

This year’s recipients are Susan Crandall, director of the Center for Social Policy; David Landon, associate director of the Andrew Fiske Memorial Center for Archaeological Research; and Rachel Rubin, director of the Center for the Study of Humanities, Culture, and Society.

UMass Boston Professor Studying Criminal Justice Reform with NIJ Grant

Zach Herman | July 18, 2016

Kevin Wozniak, an assistant professor of sociology, is testing public opinion toward justice reinvestment, which aims to redirect money from prisons to communities.

Professor Susan Zup Wins Inaugural Manning Award

Maryalice Gill | July 15, 2016

Assistant Professor of Psychology Susan Zup won UMass Boston's first Manning Prize for Excellence in Teaching.

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.