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Professors to Use $1.4M Grant to Help Teachers Improve Classroom Experience for Students with Autism

Colleen Locke | July 13, 2018

UMass Boston professors Abbey Eisenhower, Alice Carter, and Melissa Collier-Meek and their collaborators have received a four-year, $1.4M Institute of Education Sciences grant to help improve outcomes for elementary children with autism spectrum disorder in general classrooms.

Record Number of UMass Boston Students Earn NSF Graduate Research Fellowships

Colleen Locke | June 05, 2018

Chemistry PhD students Sederra Ross and Jessica Karch and psychology PhD student Kirsten Christensen made UMass Boston history this spring when they received NSF Graduate Research Fellowships.

UMass Boston Alum Focuses on Treating Whole Self in Third Act as Endurance Coach

Colleen Locke | April 12, 2018

Rob Reinhard ’03 says a holistic education at UMass Boston prepared him to be first a licensed mental health counselor and now an endurance and wellness coach who owns his own business.

Doctoral Candidate Wins Society of Clinical Psychology’s First Diversity Award

Colleen Locke | March 30, 2018

Jennifer Martinez, a doctoral candidate in the Clinical Psychology PhD Program, is the first-ever recipient of the Society of Clinical Psychology’s Student Diversity Award, an award that honors a student for their exemplary contributions to diversity within the field of clinical psychology.

Newest Honors College Professor Enjoys Teaching the Small Classes the Honors College Offers

Colleen Locke | March 09, 2018

Randy Corpuz is the newest professor to hold a joint appointment with the Honors College.

UMass Boston Professor Ed Tronick, Founder of Still-Face Paradigm, Earns Lifetime Achievement Award

Office of Communications | January 17, 2018

University Distinguished Professor of Psychology Ed Tronick, the founder of the still-face paradigm and UMass Boston’s Infant-Parent Mental Health Postgraduate Certificate Program, received a Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2017 ZERO TO THREE Conference in San Diego, California.

UMass Boston PhD Student to Address LGBTQ Health As One of 40 New Health Policy Research Scholars

Colleen Locke | January 03, 2018

Christopher Chiu, a student in UMass Boston’s Clinical Psychology PhD Program, is one of 40 scholars nationwide selected for the second cohort of the Health Policy Research Scholars program.

Ryan Award Winner Combines Love of Music with Psychology

Zach Herman | December 11, 2017

UMass Boston junior Ray Veggar, the winner of this year’s John W. Ryan Award, has been playing guitar since age 5. And now he has dedicated his college studies to combining music with his other great passion—psychology.

2017 Graduating Senior Kosar Mohamed Gives Back to Her Local and Global Community

Anna Fisher-Pinkert | May 25, 2017

Mohamed hopes to help end the practice of child marriage.

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.