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Public Statement of the Human Rights Faculty on the US Travel Ban

Human Rights Faculty of UMass Boston | February 16, 2017

Our community comes from different parts of the world, including those covered by this travel ban.

UMass Boston Faculty Experts Hold Roundtable on President Trump’s Domestic Policy Agenda

Colleen Locke | February 02, 2017

On Wednesday, UMass Boston’s McCormack Graduate School and College of Liberal Arts hosted the first of two roundtables looking at the implications of a Donald Trump presidency.

Professor Amy Den Ouden to Present at the Aquinnah Cultural Center

Brittany Downey, Department Manager WGS | September 27, 2016

Indigenous Women, Colonial Violence, and Histories of Resistance in Southern New England

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

Announcing New Master of Arts Degree in International Relations

Leigh Murphy | June 21, 2016

Beginning in the 2016-2017 academic year, the existing international relations track in the Masters of Public Administration program will be replaced by this new, stand-alone MA degree, giving the program more visibility and helping to meet the needs of a globalizing workplace.

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.