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UMass Boston Political Experts Discuss the Rise of Trump at Campus Forum

Zach Herman | June 17, 2016

Maurice Cunningham and Bob Turner have been studying politics for decades—the former as a UMass Boston professor, noted pundit, and prolific blogger; the latter as a longtime Boston Globe journalist and author of books on Michael Dukakis and Jimmy Carter.

Appeals Court Returns to UMass Boston, Giving Students Insight into Judicial Process

Colleen Locke | March 08, 2016

UMass Boston criminal justice, sociology, and political science students had the opportunity to not only experience the judicial process without leaving campus, but to network with members of the court, their staff, and alumni, some of whom work for the court system.

CSP Releases “Metropolitan Boston Housing Partnership’s Family Self-Sufficiency Program Evaluation”

Stephanie Geheran | February 18, 2016

An innovative federal program to lift families out of poverty is being implemented more effectively in Greater Boston compared to nationally, according to fresh research.

UMass Boston Opens University Hall to Students

Anna Fisher-Pinkert | January 25, 2016

Today marks the beginning of the phased opening of University Hall, UMass Boston’s second new building in the last two years.

Honors College Colloquium Class Gains Insight at Japanese Internment Camp

Colleen Locke | December 01, 2015

The Honors College and the Ralph and Janice James Student Success Fund fully funded the trip to Little Tokyo in Los Angeles and the Manzanar National Historic Site at the base of the Sierra Nevada mountains in Owens Valley, California.

Grant, Student Success Endowments Fund Summer Research, Service Opportunities

Colleen Locke | October 16, 2015

Nearly 40 UMass Boston students who were able to intern with nonprofits, conduct research, and study abroad with the financial support of the new Beacons Student Success Fellowship presented their projects at a symposium last week.

UMass Boston International Relations Graduate Students Featured on WGBH’s Greater Boston

Linda Uch | June 26, 2015

International Relations Master's students making a difference!

President Obama Nominates Paul Watanabe to Asian American Advisory Commission

Office of Communications | May 11, 2015

President Barack Obama has nominated Institute for Asian American Studies (IAAS) Director Paul Watanabe to serve as a member of the President’s Advisory Commission on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders.

UMass Boston Students Have Second Opportunity To Intern in DC This Summer Through EMK Institute

Colleen Locke | February 13, 2015

For the second summer, UMass Boston students will have an opportunity to intern for congressional leaders through the Young Leaders Network, a program offered through the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate, which is located on campus.

Mayor Walsh Hears Strand Revival Plans from UMass Boston Students

Colleen Locke | December 15, 2014

Boston Mayor Martin Walsh visited the University of Massachusetts Boston on Friday to hear proposals from eight of Erin O’Brien’s Honors College students who spent their fall semester creating plans to revitalize Dorchester’s iconic Strand Theatre.