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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.

Black Student Center’s Lynching Exhibit in Campus Center Through March 24

Colleen Locke | March 22, 2017

The Strange Fruit exhibit “Horror Stories of Lynching” features narratives of oppression hung from tree branches, spray-painted gold to represent power and beauty.

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 Welcomes New and Returning Students for Start of Fall Semester

Colleen Locke | September 06, 2016

UMass Boston Chancellor J. Keith Motley and senior staff welcomed new and returning students to the UMass Boston campus Tuesday.

Third Cohort of CVP Career Academy Grads Starts School Year with Real Estate Experience

Colleen Locke | August 17, 2016

Twenty-five UMass Boston students who spent 10 weeks as paid interns at construction, real estate, and hospitality firms graduated from the CVP Career Academy on Friday.

Professor Susan Zup Wins Inaugural Manning Award

Maryalice Gill | July 15, 2016

Assistant Professor of Psychology Susan Zup won UMass Boston's first Manning Prize for Excellence in Teaching.

Missing Commencement for Track & Field Championship, National Champion Dons Cap and Gown Early

Colleen Locke | May 11, 2016

Senior Hulerie McGuffie will be representing the Beacons one last time in both the 200- and 400-meter dash at the NCAA Division III Outdoor National Championship Meet, so she'll be missing commencement. On Monday, she had a chance to don her cap and gown early.

Community of Leaders Serves as Teachers for Honors College Students

Colleen Locke | May 06, 2016

Eleven students in the Becoming a Leader class have spent the spring semester gaining leadership lessons from an impressive roster of CEOs, politicians, nonprofit chiefs, and entrepreneurs.