President Obama Nominates Paul Watanabe to Asian American Advisory Commission ›
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 ›
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 ›
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.
Former Governor Dukakis, President William Bulger Provide Insight to Honors College Students ›
At the request of Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh, students in Associate Professor of Political Science Erin O’Brien’s honors class are spending the fall semester developing recommendations to enrich the Strand Theatre. On Monday, the students got the chance to pick the brains of two political legends.
Prof. Robert Weiner Retires, Marks Nearly 50 Years of Excellence, Student Focus ›
Political science and international relations expert begins post-retirement phase.
Latino Leadership Initiative Prepares UMass Boston Students for Expanded Roles ›
Three members of the University of Massachusetts Boston’s Class of 2015 spent part of this summer strengthening their leadership skills at the fifth annual Latino Leadership Initiative.
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UMass Boston Student Scholars to Study Culture, History, Leadership in Japan ›
UMass Boston is one of four universities selected for the TOMODACHI Inouye Scholars Program, designed to educate students in the U.S. about the life and contributions of Senator Inouye and other Japanese Americans.
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Oscar Winner Oliver Stone to Share “Untold History” at UMass Boston ›
The influential director of "Platoon" and "JFK" and noted history scholar Peter Kuznick will discuss their book and companion miniseries at an April 4 campus event.
Senator Cowan Shares Life Lessons on Success and Failure with UMass Boston Audience ›
Former Senator William Maurice “Mo” Cowan shared candid stories from his personal and professional life in the public and private sectors.
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UMass Boston Experts Will Aid Marty Walsh Transition Effort ›
Nine academics with university ties will assist Walsh as he prepares to become Boston's first new mayor in 20 years.