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Japanese Government Honors Professor Paul Watanabe with Order of the Rising Sun

DeWayne Lehman | December 08, 2017

UMass Boston Professor of Political Science and Institute for Asian American Studies Director Paul Watanabe has been awarded the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Neck Ribbon, by the Japanese government.

UMass Boston Education Led U.S. House Candidate Juana Matías ’09 to Life of Public Service

Colleen Locke | November 17, 2017

Juana Matías ’09, the first Latina from Lawrence and first Latina immigrant to be elected as a state representative, is now running for the 3rd Congressional District seat being vacated by retiring U.S. Representative Niki Tsongas.

Beacon Student Success Fellowship Makes Internships, Volunteer, and Research Experiences Possible

Colleen Locke | October 13, 2017

Since 2014, the Beacon Student Success Fellowship has paid 184 students a total of $250,000 so that they could have unpaid or low-paying internships, do research with faculty, volunteer, and study abroad.

UMass Boston Professor to Receive Public Service Award for ‘Dark Money’ Research

Colleen Locke | October 13, 2017

The Massachusetts Association of School Committees will present Associate Professor of Political Science Maurice Cunningham with its 2017 Distinguished Public Service Award at the group’s annual convention next month.

Dukakis and Bulger, Stars of Mass. Politics, Talk Policy with UMass Boston Students

Colleen Locke | October 05, 2017

Continuing a 17-year tradition, Michael Dukakis, the former three-term governor of Massachusetts, and William Bulger, the ex-president of the Massachusetts Senate and the University of Massachusetts, met with students in UMass Boston’s political science classes on Wednesday.

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’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.

UMass Boston Alum John Ward Publishes First Novel, “The Citadel”

Zach Herman | March 09, 2017

2010 Political Science Grad Has 3-Book Publishing Deal; Debut on Sale Today