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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.

UMass Boston Sophomore Named One of Top Student Leaders in Country

Colleen Locke | May 03, 2016

Sophomore psychology major Joel Colon is one of 218 student leaders nationwide to receive the 2016 Campus Compact Newman Civic Fellows Award.

UMass Boston Grad Student Named to El Planeta’s Power Under 30 List

Colleen Locke | April 19, 2016

El Planeta, the largest Spanish-language newspaper in New England, counts Tariana V. Little '12 '17 as one of the most influential young leaders for the Hispanic community in Massachusetts.

UMass Boston Graduate Programs Rise in U.S. News and World Report Rankings

Colleen Locke | March 18, 2016

The education programs have risen five spots since their last ranking in 2015; the public affairs program has gained 10 spots since it was last evaluated in 2012.

UMass Boston Researchers Find Preschoolers Memorize Rhymes Better Than Adults

Anna Fisher-Pinkert | March 04, 2016

When pitted against adults, kids remembered up to twice the words in a rhyming story.

SophoMORE Connects Liberal Arts Students with Alumni, Career Help

Maryalice Gill | February 25, 2016

The College of Liberal Arts SophoMORE program offers sophomore students workshops for resume writing, networking, and professional communication, and participation in a required job shadow, often with UMass Boston alumni.