Benjamin Thomsen, an international relations major from Mansfield, has received a Boren Scholarship, and Kate Butterworth, a first-year student in the McCormack Graduate School’s Global Governance and Human Security PhD Program, has received a Boren Fellowship.
New Human Rights Website Showcases Academic Opportunities at UMass Boston, Research and Publications
Visit www.umb.edu/humanrights to learn about the many academic programs, research projects, and resources related to human rights at the University of Massachusetts Boston.
Maurice “Mo” Cunningham, associate professor of political science, received the Massachusetts Teachers Association’s President’s Award on Saturday for his research on “dark money” -- often untraceable donations injected into ballot and electoral campaigns in Massachusetts and across the nation.
Brittany Orange, a senior political science major in the Honors College, is one of 30 nationwide to receive the Charles Rangel Fellowship, a fellowship that paves the way for a career with the U.S. State Department.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.